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 at the Royal Festival Hall London. 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


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.

Listen to MPs in the Houses of Commons9 DecemberVisitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.

An Evening with the Stars — Royal Observatory9 DecemberWatch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.

Afternoon tea, in the Ritz Hotel’s Palm Court9 DecemberDress up in your Sunday best and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel, in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court.

Thinking Drinkers: Around the World in 80 Drinks9 DecemberJoin the Thinking Drinkers for a Christmas-themed version of “Around the World in 80 Drinks” at the Museum of Comedy.

NAMCO — Arcade games, 10-pin bowling, dodgems9 DecemberThe Namco Centre has has got three floors of arcade games, twelve bowling lanes, and a full-size bumper-car dodgems.

Watch a real-life court case at the Old Bailey9 DecemberWatch the long arm of the law in action at the Old Bailey, where members of the public can sit in the gallery and watch a case.

Guided tour of London — on a bicycle9 DecemberForget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike… and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.

RENT — the legendary rock musical9 DecemberThe legendary rock musical ‘RENT’ is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre.


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