New Book Now On Sale!

Front cover of a book showing a violin and the Title - London Chamber Orchestra 101 Years of Transformation

Our New Book In Our Online Shop! Buy Now From royal weddings to the Olympics and the beginning of radio. Our wonderful book researched and written by the incomparable Jessica Duchen is on sale in our shop now! It is full of the most amazing pictures, personal stories and a world of interesting facts about […]

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

Tickets now on sale! Tickets are now on sale for the remaining Winter concert 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 offer, […]

LCO Announces 2021-22 LCO New Cohort

London Chamber Orchestra (LCO) has announced the 2021-22 cohort of its LCO New scheme, which supports emerging composers who haven’t yet heard their work performed by a professional orchestra. LCO would like to congratulate the five successful applicants: Alexander Papp, Darius Paymai, Florence Anna Maunders, James Banner, and Robert Crehan. These composers will take part […]

Dr Leah Broad Presents Mahler Unwrapped

We hope you will be joining us on Tuesday 26 April, 7.30pm at St John’s Smith Square, for an evening of music by Gustav Mahler. Presenter Dr Leah Broad has curated a Spotify playlist, to give you an idea of the type of sound-world you’ll experience when you come to listen to Mahler’s music. These […]

ACE Funding Announcement

We would like to express our huge thanks to Arts Council England, for their generous support of the orchestra through the Culture Recovery Fund. The funding is quite simply transformative for LCO. Thanks to this support we can continue to bring together  the very best professional freelance musicians to share music with our audiences, both […]

International Women’s Day 2022

Today on International Women’s Day 2022, we are celebrating the brilliant women who feature on upcoming Three Worlds Records/ London Chamber Orchestra/ Ben Goldscheider’s collaboration album- Ruth Gipps, Winds of Change (released Friday 25 March 2022). Here is teaser of soprano Mary Bevan singing The Lady of the Lambs: “Throughout her career, Gipps was […]

Daniel Kidane and LCO New

Composer Daniel Kidane has spoken about his experience as an emerging composer in the LCO New 2009 cohort. “It’s brilliant to hear that the LCO are reviving their emerging composer scheme, LCO New. It was such a fantastic experience for me as a student to be able to work with LCO and Graham Fitkin, who […]

Artist Pippa Smith and LCO

As human connection and celebrating the individual are so central to the ethos of LCO, we are delighted to partner with artist Pippa Smith, who will create the artwork elements behind the graphic design for our upcoming concerts. Pippa creates an Lino impression of each concert based on the programme and instrumentation, and Denise Burt […]

Welcome back!

After 1 year and 7 months of communicating through online concerts, we are extremely excited to announce our first in-person concert – ‘The Spirit of Champions’

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