Free Rush Hour Concerts

Boundless excitement. Heart-wrenching tragedy. Whisky-fuelled parties...

All this and more awaits in our free, bite-sized concerts at St John's Waterloo this year.

From epic symphonies to propulsive chamber music, these free concerts give everyone the chance to experience classical music in all its guises. If you're new to classical music, this is the perfect way to dip a toe in the water. If you're a seasoned concert-goer, we guarantee you'll find something alongside the players themselves.

Experience a different kind of rush hour and feed your curiosity.

Upcoming Free Rush Hour Concerts

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Thursday
26
April
FREE
6.00PM
St John's Waterloo
Rebecca Miller Conductor
RUSH HOUR #8: BLINDFOLD

RUSH HOUR #8: BLINDFOLD

Darkness. Musicians surround you, their sound stereophonically immersive. Music envelops everything, your heightened hearing sensitive to new details, orchestral voices and meanings.
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Thursday
03
May
6.00PM
St John's Waterloo
Fanny Mendelssohn Overture
Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No.1
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
RUSH HOUR #9: IGNITION

RUSH HOUR #9: IGNITION

“This child is really something special” said the teacher of both Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn, but it was to Fanny that he was referring.
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Thursday
17
May
6.00PM
St John's Waterloo
Mahler Blumine
Grace Williams Sea Sketches
Berg Seven Early Songs
Anush Hovhannisyan
Maxime Tortelier Conductor
RUSH HOUR #10: GAIA

RUSH HOUR #10: GAIA

Nature has proven a beacon of inspiration for generations of artists.
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What to expect?

Watch Mozart Symphony No.40, filmed in a Free Rush Hour Concert
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See the orchestra

A snippet of Beethoven Symphony No.1 conducted by Rebecca Miller
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