Classical music in London Friday 9 December

Classical music in London on Fri 9th December

Our guide to classical music in London on Friday 9 December 2016.

Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

to Royal Festival Hall Classical music in London at the Royal Festival Hall. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will be performing Bach's Christmas Oratorio at Cadogan Hall.
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The Mozart Festival Orchestra will be performing Handel's "Messiah" by candlelight, in full 18th-century costume.
 
Classical music in London: Up And Down at London Coliseum

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum will be hosting the UK premiere of Boris Eifman's new ballet, "Up & Down".
Classical music in London: St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Free

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.
 
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".
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 9 December including:

The night sky tonight (planetarium show)9 DecemberThe Royal Observatory’s daily “Sky Tonight” show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight.

Ride an old-style double-decker bus9 DecemberRelive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

Sleeping Beauty panto — with Maureen Lipman9 DecemberMaureen Lipman and CBeebies’ Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre’s Christmas panto, “Sleeping Beauty”.

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral9 DecemberSt Paul’s Cathedal has got three domes that you can climb up — the Whispering Gallery, Stone Gallery and Golden Gallery.

Climb to the top of The Monument9 DecemberThe Monument to the Great Fire of London has a balcony at the top, which gives tourists some decent views of The City.

London Duck Tours’ amphibious adventure9 DecemberEnjoy an amazing amphibious adventure by both land and sea… with one of London Duck Tours sightseeing boats.

Peter Pan panto, at the Greenwich Theatre9 DecemberGreenwich Theatre has chosen “Peter Pan” as this year’s panto, which tells the tale of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook.

You Say You Want a Revolution? 1966-19709 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s new exhibition will explore the cultural and political revolutions at the tail end of the 1960s.

Night-time Christmas trail at Kew Gardens9 DecemberKew Garden’s Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.

 

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