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 London classical music 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

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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

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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

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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".
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:

Agatha Christie crime thriller — The Mousetrap16 DecemberAgatha Christie’s murder mystery crime thriller “The Mousetrap” has been running in the West End for nearly 60 years.

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery16 December‘The Comedy About A Bank Robbery’ at the Criterion Theatre is by the same guys as behind ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’.

Disney’s “Aladdin” — Prince Edward Theatre16 DecemberDisney’s “Aladdin” has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre.

NE-YO, at the Brixton Academy16 DecemberR&B star Ne-Yo will be coming to London over Christmas and playing one night at the O2 Academy Brixton.

Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle16 DecemberVisit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle, the world’s oldest inhabited castle, and the Royal Family’s home for over 1000 years.

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.

RENT — the legendary rock musical16 DecemberThe legendary rock musical ‘RENT’ is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre.

Private tour of the Churchill War Rooms16 DecemberEnjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill’s wartime bunker from behind the glass.

The Original Tour — Open-top sightseeing bus16 DecemberThe Original Tour is one of London’s most popular sightseeing buses, and it’s also a great way to travel around the capital.

 

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