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.
 
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.
 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.
 
Opera in London: Manon Lescaut at 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.
 
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 2 December including:

“King Lear” — Glenda Jackson, Jane Horrocks2 DecemberOscar winner Glenda Jackson is reprising her role as King Lear in Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, at the Old Vic Theatre.

Jersey Boys — The Frankie Valli Story2 December“Jersey Boys” tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ rise to fame and fortune in the 1960s.

See London by night — on a sightseeing bus2 DecemberThe ‘See London By Night’ bus tour will show you London’s most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky.

Arsenal FC — Guided tour of the Emirates Stadium2 DecemberWalk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a guided tour of the Emirates Stadium, the pitch, and the Arsenal Museum.

Peter Pan panto, at the Greenwich Theatre2 DecemberGreenwich Theatre has chosen “Peter Pan” as this year’s panto, which tells the tale of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook.

Free street performers at Covent Garden2 DecemberEnjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden — everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.

‘School of Rock’ — from the Jack Black movie2 DecemberThe Jack Black movie ‘School of Rock’ has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.

Champions Tennis, at Royal Albert Hall2 DecemberSee some of the biggest names in tennis history compete at the Champions Tennis tournament at the Royal Albert Hall.

This House — at the Garrick Theatre2 December‘This House’ takes us behind the scenes in Parliament, when the whips do all they can to coerce the MPs into voting the right way.

 

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