Classical music in London Friday 9 December

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Classical music in London on Fri 9th December

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

 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Bach’s Christmas Oratorio — Cadogan Hall

to Royal Festival Hall Classical music at the Royal Festival Hall London. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will be performing Bach's Christmas Oratorio at Cadogan Hall.
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Messiah by candlelight — Mozart Festival Orchestra

Royal Festival Hall The Mozart Festival Orchestra will be performing Handel's "Messiah" by candlelight, in full 18th-century costume.
 
Up And Down at London Coliseum, London
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Boris Eifman’s new ballet, “Up & Down”

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum will be hosting the UK premiere of Boris Eifman's new ballet, "Up & Down".
 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.
 
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".
 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 9 December including:

See the view from the top of Wellington Arch9 DecemberThe balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace’s gardens.

Raymond Briggs’ “The Snowman”9 DecemberFly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children’s book “The Snowman” comes to the Peacock.

Forgotten Fighters: First World War at Sea9 December“Forgotten Fighters” will tell the story of the people who fought the First World War at sea, both above and below the waves.

Intrigue — James Ensor (curated by Luc Tuymans)9 DecemberThe Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.

Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy9 December“Victorians Decoded” will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.

Southbank’s Winter Festival & Christmas market9 DecemberThis popular chalet-style Christmas market sells some great gifts and lots of festive food and drink in the pop-up bars.

Boy With Tape On His Face — Tattershall Castle9 DecemberThe Boy With Tape On His Face will be doing a set at the Boat Show Comedy Club, onboard the Tattershall Castle.

Day out at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo9 DecemberBattersea Park Children’s Zoo is a good place to visit for families with young kids, with plenty of small animals and birds.

Have a guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe9 DecemberHave a tour of William Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre on Bankside, and learn what life was like for the 16th-century playwright.

 

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