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Classical music

For music that really has something to say, choose from hundreds of boundary-pushing classical concerts.

 

Just announced: Classical Season 2020/21

view Classical Season 2020/21 guide

view Classical Season 2019/20 guide

 

London’s Southbank Centre is surely ambitious... [its] classical music season will embrace life, the universe and pretty much everything in between
THE GUARDIAN

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National Youth Orchestra on stage at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
Various times
16 Apr 2020 - 18 Apr 2020
Various times | 16 Apr 2020 - 18 Apr 2020
classical music
Hear an ode to joy for our times with a reimagined choral symphony from the National Youth Orchestra
Hear an ode to joy for our times with a reimagined choral symphony from the National Youth Orchestra

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3:00 pm
Fri 17 Apr 2020
3:00 pm | Fri 17 Apr 2020
classical music
courses & workshops
Learn from rising-star women conductors as they are expertly coached by the conducting superstar
Learn from rising-star women conductors as they are expertly coached by the conducting superstar
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor

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7:30 pm
Fri 17 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 17 Apr 2020
classical music
The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Principal Conductor presents the composer’s Ninth Symphony
The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Principal Conductor presents the composer’s Ninth Symphony
Orchestra on-stage
7:30 pm
Sat 18 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 18 Apr 2020
classical music
By turns refined and fierce, delicate and exuberant, Britten’s score is filled with colour
By turns refined and fierce, delicate and exuberant, Britten’s score is filled with colour
Zhang Zuo, pianist

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3:00 pm
Sun 19 Apr 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 19 Apr 2020
classical music
From opening fanfare to joyous finale: the Philharmonia Orchestra brings you Mahler’s Fifth
From opening fanfare to joyous finale: the Philharmonia Orchestra brings you Mahler’s Fifth
Vilde Frang, Lawrence Power & Nicolas Altstaedt

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7:30 pm
Sun 19 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 19 Apr 2020
classical music
A virtuosic trio of celebrated soloists play music by Beethoven famed for its difficulty and delights
A virtuosic trio of celebrated soloists play music by Beethoven famed for its difficulty and...
Carol Williams playing the organ

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7:30 pm
Mon 20 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 20 Apr 2020
classical music
Did we even need to ask? Thrill to Hendrix, Giles Swayne and Ethel Smith performed on the pipes
Did we even need to ask? Thrill to Hendrix, Giles Swayne and Ethel Smith performed on the pipes
Saleem Ashkar, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 21 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 21 Apr 2020
classical music
Trace the friendships and romances that inspired composers in music shaped by relationships
Trace the friendships and romances that inspired composers in music shaped by relationships
Danny Elfman, composer
7:30 pm
Tue 21 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 21 Apr 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Danny Elfman's Violin Concerto receives its first London performance by the BBC Concert Orchestra
Danny Elfman's Violin Concerto receives its first London performance by the BBC Concert...
Shakir Khan, sitar player
7:45 pm
Tue 21 Apr 2020
7:45 pm | Tue 21 Apr 2020
classical music
Sitar and tabla come together in a performance that infuses Indian classical tradition with new energy
Sitar and tabla come together in a performance that infuses Indian classical tradition with new...

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Southbank Centre’s Ramatoulie Bobb looks ahead to her first classical music encounter
Get a flavour of the new season with this Spotify playlist
Our Director of Music looks ahead to the Classical Season 2019/20
In the lead up to Holocaust Memorial Day, a look at how even the darkest of subjects can inspire great musical works.
All you need to know about the Australian violinist, composer and conductor
An in-depth interview with the celebrated French composer Philippe Schoeller
Our Director of Music's pick of the upcoming concert series
All you need to know about our Artist in Residence

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