Classical music in London Friday 23 December

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Classical music in London on Fri 23rd December

Our guide to classical music in London on Friday 23 December 2016.

Aled Jones at Barbican Hall, London
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Christmas with Aled Jones, at Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall London classical music at the Barbican Hall. Aled Jones will be presenting an evening of seasonal music and Christmas carols at the Barbican Hall.
Classical music in London: Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" at the Royal Opera House. Sleeping Beauty will be playing at the Royal Opera House on Fri 23rd December 2016.
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Carols by candlelight, in full 18th-century costume

to Royal Albert Hall "Carols by Candlelight" features seasonal readings and Christmas carols performed in an evocative candlelit setting.
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.
 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 23 December including:

Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies23 December“Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies” will show how real events inspired film-makers to make some classic war movies.

Help “Stick Man” get back to his family tree23 DecemberThe Leicester Square Theatre is putting on a production of ‘Stick Man’, a kid’s show about the adventures of a brave stick.

Modernist Photography from Elton John’s Collection23 DecemberThe Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of Modernist Photography, drawn from Elton John’s private collection.

Wifredo Lam exhibition, at the Tate Modern23 DecemberThe Tate Modern will be putting on a major exhibition of works by Wifredo Lam, taking pieces from his fifty year career.

Australia’s Impressionists — National Gallery23 DecemberThe National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia’s Impressionist movement.

Crafty Christmas for kids, at the Bank of England23 DecemberTake your kids to the Bank of England Museum this December and enjoy an afternoon of Christmas arts and crafts.

“The Play That Goes Wrong”, at the Duchess23 DecemberThe Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to put on a West End show, but will they start to crack under the pressure?

Million Dollar Quartet: Elvis, Jerry, Carl and Cash23 December“Million Dollar Quartet” tells the true story of a jam session between Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Chic, featuring Nile Rodgers — Eventim Apollo23 DecemberChic featuring Nile Rodgers will be coming to London in December and playing one night at the Hammersmith Apollo.

 

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