Classical music in London Friday 16 December

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Classical music in London on Fri 16th December

Our guide to classical music in London on Friday 16 December 2016.

 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Christmas Carols — King’s College Choir, Cambridge

Royal Albert Hall King's College Choir Cambridge returns to the Royal Albert Hall to sing some Christmas carols and classical favourites.
 at Barbican Hall, London
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Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, at Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will be playing some classical works by Prokofiev, Stravinsky and Ravel at Barbican Hall.
 
Nutcracker at London Coliseum, London
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The Nutcracker — English National Ballet

to London Coliseum The English National Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the London Coliseum.
 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
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Lunchtime concerts at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

to St. Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
 
Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House, London
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Verdi’s Il Trovatore, at the Royal Opera House

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".

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 16 December including:

Great Fire of London Tour — St. Paul’s Cathedral16 DecemberDiscover how the Great Fire of London destroyed Old St Paul’s, and gave us Christopher Wren’s masterpiece.

Bond in Motion — collection of James Bond cars16 December“Bond in Motion” is a huge collection of original cars, bikes and boats used during filming in the 007 James Bond movies.

Game Plan — Old board games, re-discovered16 DecemberThe Museum of Childhood’s new exhibition and explore the history of more than 100 board games, both old and new.

Forgotten Fighters: First World War at Sea16 December“Forgotten Fighters” will tell the story of the people who fought the First World War at sea, both above and below the waves.

Wifredo Lam exhibition, at the Tate Modern16 DecemberThe Tate Modern will be putting on a major exhibition of works by Wifredo Lam, taking pieces from his fifty year career.

Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes — Tower Bridge16 DecemberTower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called ‘Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes’.

Gemma Arterton in Bernard Shaw’s “Saint Joan”16 DecemberHollywood actress Gemma Arterton will be playing Joan of Arc in Bernard Shaw’s classic play, “Saint Joan”.

Star Wars Identities — Huge exhibition at The O216 December‘Star Wars Identities’ is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.

Outdoor ice rink, in the Tower of London’s moat16 DecemberThe Tower of London’s outdoor ice rink is back again for another year, set in the dry moat outside the castle walls.

 
 
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