London Symphony Orchestra Relaxed Performance

The London Symphony Orchestra is providing adults with learning disabilities, their supporters and carers with the chance to experience the world-famous LSO in relaxed and informal settings. These public events include Open Rehearsals with the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican, and presented Friday Lunchtime Concerts and Relaxed Performances (chamber music performances) at LSO St Luke’s.

This is a chance to listen to chamber music performances by LSO musicians and musicians from the Guildhall School. These concerts take place in the beautiful surroundings of LSO St Luke’s on Old Street. 

Friday Lunchtime Concerts, 12.30-1.15pm
Enjoy a free, 45-minute informal concert with live performances and introductions from presenter Rachel Leach. These concerts are the perfect opportunity to learn more about music and the instruments of the orchestra.
Relaxed Performances, 11.15-11.45am
Held an hour and a quarter before selected Friday Lunchtime Concerts, these presented performances are particularly suitable for individuals or groups who feel more comfortable attending concerts in a relaxed environment. Everyone is welcome including people with autism, sensory and communication impairments and learning disabilities. 

Friday 11 January 2019, 11:15-11:45am (Relaxed Performance)
A showcase featuring music from across the centuries performed by 26-year-old Georgian-born pianist Sophiko Simsive, winner of the Music Academy of the West Solo Piano Competition.
Part of the Music Academy of the West/London Symphony Orchestra partnership.

All the events are free to attend but you may need to book in advance.

If you require a wheelchair space or parking at LSO St Luke's, please contact Celia Wynne Willson at or call 020 7382 2556.

Date and Location

January 11, 2019 at 11.15am - 11.45am (Relaxed Performance) and 12.30pm - 1.15pm (Friday Lunchtime Concert)

LSO St Luke's, 161 Old Street, London EC1V 9NG