Classical music in London Friday 2 December

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Classical music in London on Fri 2nd December

Our guide to classical music in London on Friday 2 December 2016.

 at Barbican Hall, London
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A Christmas Carol — by the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Barbican Hall London classical music at the Barbican Hall. Neil Brand's adaptation of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' will be performed by the BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Orchestra.
 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
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Norwegian Christmas Concert — St. Martin-in-the-Fields

St. Martin-in-the-Fields A Norwegian Concert will be taking place at St Martin-in-the-Fields, to mark the lighting of the Trafalgar Square Tree.
 
 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.
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Beethoven, Bruch and Maria Von Weber

Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be playing classical music by Beethoven, Bruch and Maria Von Weber at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
Manon Lescaut at Royal Opera House, London
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Puccini’s Manon Lescaut — 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".
Pearl Fishers at London Coliseum, London
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Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers — 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.
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Guided tour inside the 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 2 December including:

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child2 DecemberPalace Theatre has snapped up the rights to “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” — a brand-new story by JK Rowling.

Peter Pan Goes Wrong — Apollo Theatre2 December“Peter Pan Goes Wrong” tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s inept attempts to put on show.

Volunteer to help out at Spitalfields City Farm2 DecemberSpitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?

‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ competition2 December“Wildlife Photographer of the Year” returns to the Natural History Museum, with an exhibition of the the top 100 nature photos.

“Nice Fish” — starring Mark Rylance2 DecemberMark Rylance will be starring in ‘Nice Fish’ at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a comic play he co-wrote with Louis Jenkins.

Look around the historic Lincoln’s Inn2 DecemberLincoln’s Inn is one of the four Inns of Court and dates to 1422. This tour will look at the Old Hall, Great Hall and Chapel.

Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval Embroidery2 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Opus Anglicanum’ exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.

Emma Hamilton: Seduction and Celebrity2 DecemberThe National Maritime Museum’s new exhibition will tell the story of Admiral Nelson’s controversial lover, Emma Hamilton.

Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum2 DecemberThe Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.

 

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