Get the best seats in the house for less, drinks offers and behind the scenes content
Are you under 30, love classical music and want to pay less for concerts? Maybe you’ve been thinking about trying it out or hear orchestral music in films, TV and adverts and want to see it performed on stage?
LPO Under 30s offers anyone aged 30 and under the chance to experience the magic of live orchestral music from some of the best seats in the house for less. Simply sign up with your email address, and discounts for our London concerts will be delivered straight to your inbox on the first Monday of every month.
Offers will vary each month but you’ll never pay more than £20 per ticket and there is no booking fee for LPO Under 30s. You’ll also get drinks offers at selected concerts, and behind the scenes peeks, plus a free LPO tote bag when you book your first ticket.
To sign up, create an account on the LPO website and update your interests to begin receiving Under 30s emails. Photo ID may be requested on concert nights and tickets are subject to availability.
There is so much to choose from that we’re launching a handy page on our website on Friday 29 September to help you decide what concert to come to: whether you’re looking to start your classical music journey or need some inspiration for what to go to next. Here are some ideas:
If you’re new to classical
|Music wrought from blood, fire and steel28 October, 7:30pm, Royal Festival HallBeethoven Overture, The Creatures of PrometheusBeethoven Piano Concerto No. 2Shostakovich Symphony No. 8 Karina Canellakis conductorJonathan Biss piano As his national faced a brutal military invasion, Shostakovich poured his feelings into his Eighth Symphony. The piece was so honest that after the war, it was banned by the Soviet authorities. It’s massive, uncompromising and has the potential to shake you to the core.||Taking TikTok by storm22 November 2023, 7:30pm, Royal Festival HallJulian Joseph Spiritual Fiction or Fact (No. 5 of Symphonic Stories: The Great Exception)Gershwin Rhapsody in BlueSaint-Saëns Symphony No. 3 (Organ) Jader Bignamini conductorJulian Joseph pianoAnna Lapwood organ It’s official, Anna Lapwood has made the organ cool. With millions of likes and hundreds of thousands of followers, Anna has become a TikTok sensation, sharing her love of classical music and the organ with people all over the world|
As heard in…
|Superman meets Harry Potter13 January 2024, 7:30pm, Royal Festival HallJohn Williams Suite, SupermanJohn Williams Violin Concerto No. 2 (UK premiere)John Williams The Duel from The Adventures of TintinJohn Williams Nice to Be Around from Cinderella LibertyJohn Williams Hedwig’s Theme from Harry PotterBernstein Suite, On the Waterfront Jonathon Heyward conductorAnne-Sophie Mutter violin John Williams has written some of the most iconic film scores of all time: ET, Star Wars and Jaws to name a few. We start the new year with a celebration of some of his most-loved music – a concert that no lover of movie music will want to miss.||Out-of-this world melodies12 April 2024, 7:30pm, Royal Festival HallDvořák Cello ConcertoHolst The Planets Edward Gardner conductorNicolas Altstaedt celloLondon Youth Choir Holst’s The Planets is a firm favourite with countless stellar moments – some of which you may recognise. ‘Mars’ allegedly inspired John Williams’s Star Wars score and ‘Jupiter’ features the tune of the famous hymn ‘I Vow to Thee, My Country,’ often heard on Remembrance Sunday and at high-profile funerals.|