Classical music in London Friday 16 December

Classical music in London on Fri 16th December

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

Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall Classical music in London at the Royal Albert Hall. King's College Choir Cambridge returns to the Royal Albert Hall to sing some Christmas carols and classical favourites.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will be playing some classical works by Prokofiev, Stravinsky and Ravel at Barbican Hall.
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at London Coliseum


to London Coliseum The English National Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the London Coliseum.
Classical music in London: 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.
Opera in London: Il Trovatore at 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".
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium.

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

The night sky tonight (planetarium show)16 DecemberThe Royal Observatory’s daily “Sky Tonight” show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight.

Victorian-themed Santa’s Grotto at Sailortown16 DecemberMeet Father Christmas in a Victorian-themed grotto in the Sailortown gallery, at the Museum of London Docklands.

Abstract Expressionism — Royal Academy of Arts16 December“Abstract Expressionism” will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.

Guided tour of London — on a bicycle16 DecemberForget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike… and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.

Meet the stars at Madame Tussauds16 DecemberRub shoulders with the stars at Madame Tussauds, where you’ll meet Royalty and have your photo taken with the Queen.

Time Out Silent Disco — underneath the Cutty Sark16 DecemberPut on some headphones and dance along to the songs inside your head, at the Silent Disco inside the Cutty Sark.

Wicked — Untold story of ‘The Wizard of Oz’16 DecemberIf you like “The Wizard of Oz” then you will love “Wicked” — it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches.

Thriller — with the songs of Michael Jackson16 December“Thriller Live” celebrates the career of Michael Jackson in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves.

Roald Dahl’s Matilda — The Musical16 DecemberRoald Dahl’s “Matilda” tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.


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