Classical music in London Friday 23 December

Classical music in London on Fri 23rd December

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

Classical music in London: Aled Jones at Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Classical music in London 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 coming to London on Friday 23rd Dec, for a run at the Royal Opera House.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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

Intrigue — James Ensor (curated by Luc Tuymans)23 DecemberThe Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.

“Stomp”, at the Ambassadors Theatre23 December“Stomp” is one of the most original shows in London, as the dancers use everyday props to bash out their beats and rhythms.

The Bodyguard — starring Beverley Knight23 DecemberThe Whitney Houston movie “The Bodyguard” has been turned into a West End musical starring Beverley Knight.

Walk in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper23 DecemberWalk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper… if you dare!

The Dresser — with Ken Stott, Reece Shearsmith23 DecemberKen Stott and Reece Shearsmith will be starring in Ronald Harwood’s greatest play — ‘The Dresser’.

Mahwish Chishty: Spy drones and Pakistani folk art23 DecemberMahwish Chishty’s exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.

Raymond Briggs’ “The Snowman”23 DecemberFly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children’s book “The Snowman” comes to the Peacock.

South Africa: The Art of a Nation — British Museum23 DecemberExplore the history of South Africa through its art, from early rock art to cutting-edge contemporary pieces.

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care23 DecemberThe Science Museum’s ‘Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care’ exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.

 

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