London Symphony Orchestra

The London Symphony Orchestra performs over 120 concerts a year and was named by Gramophone as one of the top five orchestras in the world.The LSO has an enviable family of artists; our conductors include Sir Simon Rattle as Music Director, Gianandrea Noseda and François-Xavier Roth as Principal Guest Conductors and Michael Tilson Thomas as Conductor Laureate.The LSO is set apart from other international orchestras by the depth of its commitment to music education, reaching over 65,000 people each year.

The LSO is proud to be Resident Orchestra at the Barbican Centre, where it performs around 70 concerts a year. LSO St Luke’s is the home of LSO Discovery. As well as offering chamber and solo recitals, it provides inspiring experiences for all kinds of music lovers. When the corridors aren't filled with music, the building is an ideal location for corporate and private events – this unique heritage space provides a canvas that can be easily adapted to suit any occasion.

Find us at...

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Barbican Centre
  • Silk Street
  • London
  • EC2Y 8DS

Our family-friendly offer

A great way to introduce your children to music and the orchestra is to bring them along to one of our concerts or events for families.

From babies to early teens, we have a variety of suitable events including LSO Family Concerts, Early Years Workshops and Musical Storytelling Concerts for Under-5s.


The Barbican Centre and LSO St Luke's are both fully accessible. More information can be found here:


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