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 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.
 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:

Evensong Mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral16 DecemberIf you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.

Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House16 DecemberSomerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.

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’.

Peppa Pig’s Surprise! — at the Phoenix Theatre16 DecemberTake your little kids to see “Peppa Pig’s Surprise” and enjoy a lovely day with Peppa, George, and all their friends.

Peter Pan Goes Wrong — Apollo Theatre16 December“Peter Pan Goes Wrong” tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s inept attempts to put on show.

Critically-acclaimed adaptation of ‘Hamlet’16 DecemberThis critically-acclaimed adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ boils the bloody action down into a single night at a wedding.

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.

Painters’ Painters — at the Saatchi Gallery16 DecemberThe Saatchi Gallery’s “Painters’ Painters” exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.

Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval Embroidery16 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Opus Anglicanum’ exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.

 

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