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Choose from over 200 incredible classical concerts that look to the future of what music can be and who it is for.

Explore our series below to discover some of the most exciting artists, conductors, orchestras and ensembles the world over.

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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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Anthony Marwood, violinist

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7:30 pm
Sat 07 Dec 2019
7:30 pm | Sat 07 Dec 2019
classical music
contemporary classical
Music for a ballet based on Blake is conjured by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Music for a ballet based on Blake is conjured by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
National Children's Orchestras Winter Concert, young girls with violins
3:00 pm
Sun 08 Dec 2019
3:00 pm | Sun 08 Dec 2019
classical music
contemporary classical
Pay homage to exceptional young musicians performing Mahler and Rimsky-Korsakov
Pay homage to exceptional young musicians performing Mahler and Rimsky-Korsakov
Philharmonia Orchestra on-stage

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7:30 pm
Thu 16 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 16 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Birthday celebrations begin for the Philharmonia Orchestra with a new horn concerto
Birthday celebrations begin for the Philharmonia Orchestra with a new horn concerto
Sound Across a Century 1_1600x900
7:30 pm
Wed 22 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 22 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Look back at the music of the past 100 years with the London Sinfonietta
Look back at the music of the past 100 years with the London Sinfonietta
Trinity Laban Gold Medal, dancer outside
7:00 pm
Mon 27 Jan 2020
7:00 pm | Mon 27 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Witness seven outstanding young artists competing for Trinity Laban's 2020 Gold Medal
Witness seven outstanding young artists competing for Trinity Laban's 2020 Gold Medal
The Big Blind
7:30 pm
Fri 31 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 31 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
The BBC Concert Orchestra and an all-star cast present Guy Barker and Kurt Elling's jazz audio drama
The BBC Concert Orchestra and an all-star cast present Guy Barker and Kurt Elling's jazz audio...
Marco Blaauw, trumpeter

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7:30 pm
Sat 08 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 08 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Masterworks from 1801, 1901 and 2001 open the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision project
Masterworks from 1801, 1901 and 2001 open the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision project
Vasily Petrenko, conductor

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7:30 pm
Wed 19 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 19 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Bold works from 1802, 1902 and 2002 continue the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision project
Bold works from 1802, 1902 and 2002 continue the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision...
Musical Roots
11:30 am
Sat 22 Feb 2020
11:30 am | Sat 22 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Calling all detectives! Help the BBC Concert Orchestra solve the mysteries in their musical family tree.
Calling all detectives! Help the BBC Concert Orchestra solve the mysteries in their musical family...

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7:30 pm
Sat 22 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 22 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Inspiring works from 1803, 1903 and 2003 continue the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision project
Inspiring works from 1803, 1903 and 2003 continue the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision...
Osmo Vanska, conductor

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7:30 pm
Wed 26 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 26 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Encounter imaginative works from 1804, 1904 and 2004 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision project
Encounter imaginative works from 1804, 1904 and 2004 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020...
Jeremy Denk, pianist

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7:30 pm
Fri 28 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 28 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Rebel discreetly with music from 1805, 1905 and 2005 from the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Rebel discreetly with music from 1805, 1905 and 2005 from the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Bang On! at Southbank Centre
7:30 pm
Fri 28 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 28 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
New American music brings together Bang On a Can All-Stars and the BBC Concert Orchestra
New American music brings together Bang On a Can All-Stars and the BBC Concert Orchestra
7:30 pm
Mon 02 Mar 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 02 Mar 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Austria, Poland, Italy: oboe virtuoso François Leleux explores them all, in irresistible style
Austria, Poland, Italy: oboe virtuoso François Leleux explores them all, in irresistible style
George Benjamin, conducting George Benjamin: A Duet and a Dream

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7:30 pm
Thu 05 Mar 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 05 Mar 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
One of Britain’s greatest living composers joins the Philharmonia Orchestra
One of Britain’s greatest living composers joins the Philharmonia Orchestra
A girl behind a phone screen
Various times
13 Mar 2020 - 14 Mar 2020
Various times | 13 Mar 2020 - 14 Mar 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Face up to a modern-day tragedy in a documentary opera about the death of two Russian teenagers
Face up to a modern-day tragedy in a documentary opera about the death of two Russian teenagers
Robert Ames, conductor
7:30 pm
Mon 16 Mar 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 16 Mar 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Rob Ames and City of London Sinfonia explore the blurred lines between classical and popular culture
Rob Ames and City of London Sinfonia explore the blurred lines between classical and popular...
Image of Earth
7:30 pm
Thu 19 Mar 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 19 Mar 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Composers are inspired by the world beyond their cultural boundaries, with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Composers are inspired by the world beyond their cultural boundaries, with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Graphic for Sound Across a Century / 2
7:30 pm
Tue 24 Mar 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 24 Mar 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
The London Sinfonietta recalls a century in music in the second concert in the series
The London Sinfonietta recalls a century in music in the second concert in the series
Johannes Moser, cellist

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7:30 pm
Wed 25 Mar 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 25 Mar 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Drink in works from 1806, 1906 and 2006 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision project
Drink in works from 1806, 1906 and 2006 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision...
Anne Sophie Mutter, violinist

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7:30 pm
Thu 26 Mar 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 26 Mar 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
With members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the violinist plays Beethoven’s chamber music
With members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the violinist plays Beethoven’s chamber music
Nicolas Hodges, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 01 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 01 Apr 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Contemplate nature with music from 1808, 1908 and 2008 in the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision project
Contemplate nature with music from 1808, 1908 and 2008 in the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020...
Caroline Shaw, violinist
8:00 pm
Fri 03 Apr 2020
8:00 pm | Fri 03 Apr 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
The New Yorker called Caroline Shaw’s Violin Concerto Lo ‘the sonic double of a sultry summer night’
The New Yorker called Caroline Shaw’s Violin Concerto Lo ‘the sonic double of a sultry summer...
Nikolai Lugansky, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 08 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 08 Apr 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Monumental works from 1809, 1909 and 2009: it’s the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision
Monumental works from 1809, 1909 and 2009: it’s the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision
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...
Anoushka Shankar, sitarist

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7:30 pm
Wed 22 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 22 Apr 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Three genre-defying works from 2010, brought to you by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Three genre-defying works from 2010, brought to you by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
James McVinnie, organist

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7:30 pm
Wed 29 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 29 Apr 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
The London Philharmonic Orchestra presents revitalising works by Saint-Saëns, Ravel and Nico Muhly
The London Philharmonic Orchestra presents revitalising works by Saint-Saëns, Ravel and Nico Muhly
London Mozart Players at Royal Festival Hall
7:30 pm
Wed 29 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 29 Apr 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Tour the exotic gardens of the Spanish royal palace with Rodrigo’s exquisite Concierto de Aranjuez
Tour the exotic gardens of the Spanish royal palace with Rodrigo’s exquisite Concierto de Aranjuez
7:15 pm
Mon 04 May 2020
7:15 pm | Mon 04 May 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Sinister strings come to the fore in dark musical journeys by Glass, Herrmann and Schubert
Sinister strings come to the fore in dark musical journeys by Glass, Herrmann and Schubert
Playing the Game at Southbank Centre
7:30 pm
Wed 06 May 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 06 May 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Players show off their skills in a BBC Concert Orchestra concert inspired by games past and present
Players show off their skills in a BBC Concert Orchestra concert inspired by games past and present
Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, conductor
7:30 pm
Sat 09 May 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 09 May 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Is Edgard Varèse’s Amériques the most exciting musical achievement of the 20th century?
Is Edgard Varèse’s Amériques the most exciting musical achievement of the 20th century?
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
4:00 pm
Sun 10 May 2020
4:00 pm | Sun 10 May 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Penetrate the essence of sound with works by the radically inventive 20th-century composer
Penetrate the essence of sound with works by the radically inventive 20th-century composer
Aurora Orchestra Fallen Hero
7:30 pm
Sat 16 May 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 16 May 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Aurora Orchestra and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard trace the rise and fall of the hero
Aurora Orchestra and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard trace the rise and fall of the hero
Xian Zhang, conductor
7:30 pm
Mon 18 May 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 18 May 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
An English Chamber Orchestra debut for one of the 21st century’s most dynamic conductors
An English Chamber Orchestra debut for one of the 21st century’s most dynamic conductors
Musicians performing on stage

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6:00 pm
Thu 21 May 2020
6:00 pm | Thu 21 May 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
World premieres from emerging composers round off the Philharmonia Orchestra's Composers' Academy
World premieres from emerging composers round off the Philharmonia Orchestra's Composers'...
Musicians playing on stage
7:00 pm
Mon 01 Jun 2020
7:00 pm | Mon 01 Jun 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Previously won by Jacqueline du Pré: Royal Overseas League winners compete for first prize
Previously won by Jacqueline du Pré: Royal Overseas League winners compete for first prize
Daniel Elms
8:00 pm
Sun 07 Jun 2020
8:00 pm | Sun 07 Jun 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
All-encompassing soundscapes await at a concert debuting new arrangements from the electronic musicians
All-encompassing soundscapes await at a concert debuting new arrangements from the electronic...

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