Rush Hour Concerts

A lot can happen in 60 minutes...

You can be transported to history’s turning points, stand victorious against all doubts, stage a rebellion, or be the one who rediscovers lost treasures.

All this and more awaits in our bite-sized Rush Hour Concerts this year, staged in the heart of London, just opposite Waterloo Station.

Book your free ticket at southbanksinfonia.co.uk, then pay what you can at the performance. It’s as simple (and dramatic, thrilling, and moving) as that.

Upcoming Rush Hour Concerts

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Thursday
19
September
FREE
6.00PM
St John's Waterloo
Dorothy Howell Humoresque
Dorothy Howell The Rock
Dorothy Howell Divertissements
Dorothy Howell Suite from Koong Shee
Rebecca Miller Conductor
Rush Hour #10: Discovery

Rush Hour #10: Discovery

100 years ago, a new composer on the scene stormed the nation's imagination.
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Thursday
10
October
FREE
6.00PM
St John's Waterloo
Colin Labadie Entwined (UK premiere)
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No.8
James Hendry conductor
Rush Hour #11: Unleashed

Rush Hour #11: Unleashed

Beethoven described his Eighth Symphony as “unbuttoned”; today we might think of it as being like a double espresso.
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Thursday
31
October
FREE
6.00PM
St John's Waterloo
Joseph Haydn An Imaginary Orchestral Journey
Eugene Lee
Rush Hour #12: Imagine

Rush Hour #12: Imagine

Don’t let the wig or 18th-century attire fool you. Whether escaping from tigers at the Tower of London to being a Casanova worthy of a sit-com, Haydn was one seriously interesting person.
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What to expect?

A taster of Beethoven Symphony No.1 with Rebecca Miller
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Mozart Symphony No.40 with Ben Gernon
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