Classical music in London Saturday 17 December

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Classical music in London on Sat 17th December

Our guide to classical music in London on Saturday 17 December 2016.

 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Carols by candlelight, in full 18th-century costume

to Royal Albert Hall Classical music at the Royal Albert Hall London. "Carols by Candlelight" features seasonal readings and Christmas carols performed in an evocative candlelit setting.
Der Rosenkavalier at Royal Opera House, London
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Renee Fleming in Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier

Royal Opera House Renee Fleming will be starring in Richard Strauss' comedy opera "Der Rosenkavalier", at the Royal Opera House. Der Rosenkavalier will be playing at the Royal Opera House in London on Saturday December 17th.
 
 at Barbican Hall, London
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Wagner, Mahler and Berg — at Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will be playing some classical works by Wagner, Mahler and Berg at Barbican Hall.
Nutcracker at London Coliseum, London
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The Nutcracker — English National Ballet

to London Coliseum The English National Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the London Coliseum.
 

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 17 December including:

Peter Pan Goes Wrong — Apollo Theatre17 December“Peter Pan Goes Wrong” tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s inept attempts to put on show.

Critically-acclaimed adaptation of ‘Hamlet’17 DecemberThis critically-acclaimed adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ boils the bloody action down into a single night at a wedding.

The Dresser — with Ken Stott, Reece Shearsmith17 DecemberKen Stott and Reece Shearsmith will be starring in Ronald Harwood’s greatest play — ‘The Dresser’.

The famous Portobello Road Antiques Market17 DecemberPortobello Road is home to the UK’s most famous antiques market, with over 100,000 people browsing hundreds of stalls.

Spend a night with “The Woman in Black”17 DecemberA man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul.

Rodin and Dance: The Essence of Movement17 DecemberThe Courtauld Gallery’s “Rodin and Dance” exhibition will showcase some sculptures and drawings of the Cambodian dancers.

Fire! Fire! Great Fire of London exhibition17 DecemberThis year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.

Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy17 December“Victorians Decoded” will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.

Wild Honey — at the Hampstead Theatre17 December“Wild Honey” is a comedy of misunderstandings and passion, based on Anton Chekhov’s early, untitled play.

 

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