The Soldier’s Tale

Stravinsky’s Soldier’s Tale is based upon a Russian folk story, about a runaway soldier who sells his violin to the devil in return for vast wealth. LAO will again join forces with Rough Fiction Theatre company to bring you a thrilling new production of this classic piece of 20th Century music theatre.

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His Wild Imaginings

London Arts Orchestra and Rough Fiction are creating a spectacular new dance-theatre piece woven inside a full orchestral performance of Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique.

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My time will come

In collaboration with actor and writer Zubin Varla, LAO created and previewed a new play featuring an ensemble of actors, musicians, a baritone singer, and symphony orchestra, telling the story of the early life of Gustav Mahler.

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Timeless Tales

Timeless Tales is a performance for school children, community, actors, and symphony orchestra. During a series of school workshops, children listen to great pieces of music based upon classic stories – Timeless Tales…

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Peer Gynt

“Once upon a time, in a long valley, on a wooded slope, on an old farm next to a flowing stream, there lived a sturdy lad of twenty and his mother, Åse. The lad’s name was Peer Gynt.”

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Three Golden Tales, One Golden Thread…

Scintillating sounds from a Russian musical dynasty during the golden age of ballet.

In 2012 LAO performed in the decadent atmosphere of the Goldsmiths’ Hall. Our guests enjoyed a private viewing of an exclusive exhibition of over 400 treasures telling the story of Britain and gold from 2500BC to the present day, accompanied by complimentary Royal Tokaji wine. Read more

A Life of Music

To celebrate our tenth concert we produced an exhibition of photography giving an insight into the life of todayʼs young generation of musicians. We held two preview performances targeted at younger audiences members – during which the audience sat within the orchestra, with the musicians 360 degrees around. Read more