Classical music in London Monday 19 December

Classical music in London on Mon 19th December

Our guide to classical music in London on Monday 19 December 2016.

Classical music in London: Andre Rieu at Wembley Arena


to Wembley Arena London classical music at the Wembley Arena. The "King of the Waltzes" Andre Rieu is back in London with his violin for his annual Christmas concert at Wembley Arena.
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall


Royal Albert Hall Christmas doesn't start until you've heard a performance of Handel's "Messiah" at the Royal Albert Hall.
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.
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at Royal Opera House


to Royal Opera House Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.
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 19 December including:

William Hill World Darts Championship19 DecemberThe William Hill World Darts Championship features 72 of the world’s best players competing for the Sid Waddell Trophy.

The Original Tour — Open-top sightseeing bus19 DecemberThe Original Tour is one of London’s most popular sightseeing buses, and it’s also a great way to travel around the capital.

“Mamma Mia!” — with the songs of ABBA19 December“Mamma Mia” is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, and uses the songs of ABBA.

Million Dollar Quartet: Elvis, Jerry, Carl and Cash19 December“Million Dollar Quartet” tells the true story of a jam session between Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval Embroidery19 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Opus Anglicanum’ exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.

Slacktivist Action Group, at the Soho Theatre19 DecemberAndy Parsons will be chairing his Slacktivist Action Group at the Soho Theatre, alongside the MP Dr Sarah Wollaston.

Changing the Guard at Horse Guards19 DecemberChanging the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace, but is usually a lot less crowded.

Abstract Expressionism — Royal Academy of Arts19 December“Abstract Expressionism” will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.

Peter Pan — at the National Theatre19 DecemberThe National Theatre will be bringing Peter Pan to London (via Neverland), with Tinkerbell, Tiger Lily and Captain Hook in tow.


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