The London Sinfonietta is one of the world's leading contemporary classical ensembles. Founded in 1968, its commitment to new music has seen it commission nearly 400 works, and premiere many hundreds more. The London Sinfonietta celebrates its 50th Anniversary with a concert at the Royal Festival Hall on 24 January 2018. 

For tickets, please visit londonsinfonietta.org.uk

This website was commissioned by the London Sinfonietta

Words by Paul Griffiths

Website and editing by Rosanna Haas

Research by Andrew Burke, Adam Flynn and Rosanna Haas

Photography by Adam Flynn