Operas in London December 2016

Operas in London in December

Our guide to operas in London during December 2016.

Opera in London: Tosca at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Opera in London at the London Coliseum. The London Coliseum is putting on a production of Puccini's "Tosca", a story full of love, lust, murder and political intrigue.
Opera in London: Pearl Fishers at London Coliseum

 

London Coliseum Bizet's "The Pearl Fishers" is a moving story of friendship, tested to breaking point by the arrival of the beautiful Leila. Pearl Fishers will be playing in London this Dec, for a run at the London Coliseum.
 
Opera in London: Les Contes D Hoffmann at Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Offenbach's operatic swansong "The Tales of Hoffmann".
Opera in London: Manon Lescaut at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will putting a production of Jonathan Kent's version of Puccini's "Manon Lescaut".
 
Opera in London: Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Verdi's "Il trovatore", which includes the famous "Anvil Chorus".
Opera in London: Der Rosenkavalier at Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House Renee Fleming will be starring in Richard Strauss' comedy opera "Der Rosenkavalier", at the Royal Opera House.
 
Opera in London: Katherine Jenkins at Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins will be performing some of her favourite songs at Barbican Hall. Katherine Jenkins will be in London during December, for a run at the Barbican Hall.

We don’t have any more operas, but here are some more events taking place in December:

Viennese New Year’s Eve Gala — Barbican HallDecember 2016See in the New Year with some Viennese waltzes performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Johan Strauss Dancers.

Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 — Barbican HallDecember 2016Christopher Warren-Green will be leading the Royal Philharmonic in a performance of Beethoven’s “Symphony No 9″.

Last Night of the Christmas PromsDecember 2016Last Night of the Christmas Proms at Barbican Hall will have all your flag-waving favourites, played by the London Concert Orchestra.

Handel by candlelight — Mozart Festival OrchestraDecember 2016The Mozart Festival Orchestra will be performing some Handel by candlelight, in full 18th-century costume.

The Royal Albert Hall’s Christmas SpectacularDecember 2016Let’s keep on celebrating Christmas until New Year’s, with this Christmas Spectacular at the Royal Albert Hall.

Christmas Day church service, at St. Paul’sDecember 2016There’s not a lot to do in London in Christmas Day, so how about attending a church service at St Paul’s Cathedral?

The Glory of Christmas — at the Royal Albert HallDecember 2016Enjoy some festive favourites and singalong carols with the London Concert Orchestra and City of London Choir.

Fire! Fire! Great Fire of London exhibitionDecember 2016This year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.

The Cure — three nights at the SSE ArenaDecember 2016The Cure’s tour is coming to the SSE Arena for three nights in December, with support from The Twilight Sad.

 

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