A visit to LSO St Luke’s is an amazing experience. This beautiful Grade I-listed 18th century church hosts an exciting programme of orchestra, chamber and solo classical music.
The venue is the home of the London Symphony Orchestra’s music education programme.
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Venue Details & Map
LSO St Luke's
161 Old StreetLondonEC1V 9NG
- +44 (0)20 7490 3939
- Public transport:
- Old Street - 5 minute walk (Mainline station and Northern Line) Barbican - 10 minute walk (Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan and Circle lines)
Top 5 reviews of LSO St Luke's
We Londoners are quite fortunate when it comes to classical music. Lacking in the vain self-regard of other music capitals, London's musical culture is well established and highly accomplished. Excellence feeds excellence, toil fades into genius, it's all quite magical when it all works out, and it rarely works out better than it does with the LSO at St Luke's. This is one of those actually... more
This Hawksmoor church has been tastefully restored and is now used by the London Symphony Orchestra. Rehearsals and music education take place there, and it's also a venue for smaller events - from BBC Radio 3 lunchtime concerts to world music and rock.
The hall is a delight - retaining the original character of the church while being comfortable and modern. The acoustics are good. It's... more
I have been to LSO St Luke's only once, for our Office X'mas Party. I have hence not experienced it as a music/concert venue and can only comment on how it feels like to be part of an event hosted there. The rating I have given is from that Perspective.
The façade is imposing, I believe it is an old converted church. It was brilliantly illuminated and looked 'inspiring' from the outside.... more
We absolutely love St Luke's as a music venue it is perfection. With huge windows in the summer the sun pours through and looks stunningly beautiful and the incredible ceiling height allows for great acoustics. It makes me feel quite emotional walking in and waiting for a concert to start. You get to see some exciting fringe stuff as well as top billing artists. All the staff are very... more
This venue is fantastic to listen to concerts - its unique location inside a church makes for a special evening. The high church windows are lit up for concerts, with trees visible outside, giving the impression of a natural and organic social setting. The seating is also relatively small, allowing for more intimate concerts. The church provides natural acoustics with stone walls and high... more