Classical music in London October 2016

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Classical music in London in October

Our guide to classical music in London during October 2016.

Pianist Of Willesden Lane at St. James Theatre, London
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The Pianist of Willesden Lane — with live piano

to St. James Theatre "The Pianist of Willesden Lane" tells the story of a young Jewish pianist, who is packed off to London before the war.
Norma at Royal Opera House, London
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Bellini’s “Norma” — at the Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Bellini's opera "Norma", in a contemporary setting.
 
Il Barbiere Di Siviglia at Royal Opera House, London
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Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Rossini's "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" (The Barber of Seville).
Cosi Fan Tutte at Royal Opera House, London
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Mozart’s “Cosi Fan Tutte” (The Magic Flute)

to Royal Opera House Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutte" tells the story of two seemingly faithful couples, who have their love tested for a bet.
 
La Fille Mal Gardee at Royal Opera House, London
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La Fille Mal Gardee (The Wayward Daughter)

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Frederick Ashton's 'La Fille Mal Gardee' (The Wayward Daughter) at the Royal Opera House.
Don Giovanni at London Coliseum, London
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Mozart’s comic opera masterpiece: Don Giovanni

to London Coliseum Mozart's comic opera "Don Giovanni" is an exhilarating re-telling of the Don Juan legend, following his final 24 hours on earth.
 
Andrea Bocelli at O2 Arena, London
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Opera star Andrea Bocelli, at The O2

O2 Arena Italian opera star Andrea Bocelli will be coming to The O2 in October in support of his latest album, 'Cinema'.
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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A celebration of John Williams’ movie music

Royal Albert Hall John Williams has composed some of the best tunes in the movies, and the RPO will be playing some at the Royal Albert Hall.
 
Tosca at London Coliseum, London
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Puccini’s Tosca — at the London Coliseum

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is putting on a production of Puccini's "Tosca", a story full of love, lust, murder and political intrigue.
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Spanish Symphony Orchestra — at Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The Spanish Symphony Orchestra will be performing some Gimenez, Rodrigo, Falla and Mendelssohn at Cadogan Hall.
 
 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
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Free lunchtime music 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.
 at Barbican Hall, London
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“Antoine et Cleopatre”, plus Shakespearean readings

Barbican Hall The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing Schmitt's "Antoine et Cleopatre", including some readings from Shakespeare.
 
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Sibelius and Shostakovich — London Philharmonic

Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be performing classical music by Sibelius and Shostakovich at the Royal Festival Hall.
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 — Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall Conductor Gareth Hancock will be leading the Royal Philharmonic in a performance of Beethoven's "Symphony No 9".
 
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra — at Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra will be performing some Borodin and two pieces by Tchaikovsky at Cadogan Hall.
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Wagner, Chopin and Beethoven — Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The Royal Philharmonic will be playing some classical music by Wagner, Chopin and Beethoven at Cadogan Hall.
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Haydn, Mozart and Mahler — London Philharmonic

Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be performing classical music by Haydn, Mozart and Mahler at the Royal Festival Hall.
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Wagner, Rachmaninov and Holst

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing classical music by Wagner, Rachmaninov and Holst at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
Amadeus at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Amadeus — screening of the film, with a live score

Royal Albert Hall The Royal Albert Hall will be screening the Mozart movie "Amadeus", alongside a live performance of the score.
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Elgar, Vaughan Williams and Stuart Jones

Cadogan Hall The Mozart Symphony Orchestra will be performing some Elgar, Vaughan Williams and Stuart Jones at Cadogan Hall.
 
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Stravinsky, Zimmermann and Henze

Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be performing classical music by Stravinsky, Zimmermann and Henze at the Royal Festival Hall.
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Schubert and Mahler — Philharmonia Orchestra

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing classical music by Schubert and Mahler at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
 at Barbican Hall, London
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Mendelssohn — Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the LSO

to Barbican Hall Sir John Eliot Gardiner will be conducting the LSO in some classical works by Mendelssohn at Barbican Hall.
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Beethoven, Schubert — L’Orchestre du Monde

Cadogan Hall Hear the Orchestra of the World at Cadogan Hall, performing some classical works by Beethoven and Schubert.
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Hear the Best of Broadway — Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall The 'Best of Broadway' at the Royal Albert Hall will feature hit songs from many of your favourite West End shows.
Amadeus at Olivier Theatre, London
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“Amadeus” — a play about the life of young Mozart

Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on a production of "Amadeus", which tells the story of the young composer Mozart.
 
Pearl Fishers at London Coliseum, London
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Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers — London Coliseum

to London Coliseum Bizet's "The Pearl Fishers" is a moving story of friendship, tested to breaking point by the arrival of the beautiful Leila.
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Sibelius and Britten — London Philharmonic Orchestra

Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be performing classical music by Sibelius and Benjamin Britten at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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London Chamber Orchestra — at Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The London Chamber Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Mendelssohn and Walton at Cadogan Hall.
The Nose at Royal Opera House, London
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Shostakovich’s debut opera — ‘The Nose’

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Shostakovich's debut opera, a surrealist satire called 'The Nose'.
 
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Glazunov, Sibelius and Tchaikovsky

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing classical music by Glazunov, Sibelius and Tchaikovsky at the Royal Festival Hall.
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Royal Philharmonic, playing Mozart and Haydn

Cadogan Hall The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Haydn and Mozart at Cadogan Hall.
 
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Sibelius and Vaughan Williams — London Philharmonic

Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be performing classical music by Sibelius and Vaughan Williams at the Royal Festival Hall.
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Berlioz, Saint-Saens, Dvorak and Chen Gang/He Zhanhao

Cadogan Hall The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Berlioz, Saint-Saens and Dvorak at Cadogan Hall.
 
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Grieg and Mussorgsky — Philharmonia Orchestra

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing classical music by Grieg and Mussorgsky at the Royal Festival Hall.
 at Barbican Hall, London
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Tchaikovsky and Taneyev, at Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Kirill Gerstein and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be playing works by Tchaikovsky and Taneyev at Barbican Hall.
 
Nigel Kennedy at Barbican Hall, London
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Nigel Kennedy’s Balkan Blaze

Barbican Hall Join Nigel Kennedy and the London Bulgarian Choir at Barbican Hall, for a 'Balkan Blaze' of Balkan melodies.
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Royal Philharmonic playing Sibelius and Prokofiev

Cadogan Hall The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Sibelius and Prokofiev at Cadogan Hall.
 
Anastasia at Royal Opera House, London
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Royal Ballet — Kenneth MacMillan’s “Anastasia”

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Kenneth MacMillan's "Anastasia", about the last survivor of the Russian Romanovs.
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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My Great Orchestral Adventure (a symphony for children)

Royal Albert Hall 'My Great Orchestral Adventure' at the Royal Albert Hall will give your kids their first taste of a real symphony orchestra.
 
 
 
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