A New World

Here at London Chamber Orchestra, we are beginning our next century and launching our brand new Season 2022-23 with an exciting concert celebrating all things ‘new’, on Friday 23 September 2022. The sound of ringing brass will pierce the electric atmosphere as London’s top orchestral musicians come together to perform Dani Howard’s Fanfare. This concert […]

Dvorak Symphony No. 9 ‘From The New World’

At our Season launch concert A New World on Friday 23 September 2022, we’ll be diving into Dvorak’s rousing Symphony No.9 ‘From The New World’. If you want to get to know this piece, have a listen to this Spotify playlist, curated by Dr Leah Broad, where she’s put together pieces from a similar sound-world. Think […]

Video Release: Mr Switch and LCO perform Gabriel Prokofiev’s Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra No. 1

For a limited time, London Chamber Orchestra’s live performance of Gabriel Prokofiev’s Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra No. 1, (performed by 4-times World DJ Champion Mr Switch), is available to watch on YouTube. Filmed live at LCO concert, 30 November 2022’s Classically Liberating – this groundbreaking piece of music has the phenomenally skilled Mr Switch taking samples from the […]

LCO Season 2022-23, Autumn concerts now on sale!

Tickets now on sale! Tickets are now on sale for the Autumn & Winter concerts in LCO’s 2022-23 Season. Performed in the iconic St John’s Smith Square, bringing together London’s finest orchestral musicians and with the signature LCO post-concert party (there’s even an immersive winter grotto!) – read on for a teaser of what’s on […]

London Chamber Orchestra to expand its educational outreach programme Music Junction into Norfolk and Hertfordshire

London Chamber Orchestra are expanding our educational outreach programme Music Junction, into Norfolk and Hertfordshire  As a result, hundreds more young people will benefit from the innovative programme, which particularly supports young people with disabilities or from disadvantaged backgrounds, often who would not have access to classical music. What is Music Junction? Music Junction uses […]

Shining Planets, Rising Stars

London Chamber Orchestra and Music Junction present… Shining Planets, Rising Stars Thursday 05 May, 6.30pm, St John’s Smith Square Holst The Planets Suite (arr for chamber orchestra by George Morton)Cheryl Frances-Hoad The Exciting Marvellous Mars (world premiere) featuring Music Junction participants Running Order Holst The Planets1. Mars, the Bringer of War2. Venus, the Bringer of […]

LCO Announce 2022-23 Season

LCO are bursting into their next century with an exciting array of concerts, held at St John’s Smith Square and Cadogan Hall. There’s something for everyone at an LCO concert – mixing timeless classics with fresh new music, reflecting on history whilst looking forward to our next 100 years. We’ve invited LCO friends and collaborators back […]

Jane Asher Supports LCO

Click to Donate A huge thanks to longtime LCO friend, Jane Asher, who is championing our work with vulnerable children. LCO’s Music Junction programme brings music, mentoring and performance opportunities to young people who face significant daily challenges;  including children with special educational needs and a wonderful group of young musicians cared for in a Barnardos […]

Dani Howard is LCO Composer in Residence 2022-23

Dani Howard has been appointed as LCO Composer in Residence for the 2022-23 season, following Freya Waley-Cohen’s successful tenure in the post. To celebrate the appointment, Howard will compose a brand new saxophone concerto for Jess Gillam to premiere during LCO’s 2022-23 season. Howard will also compose a variety of other new works for LCO, […]

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