Classical music in London Saturday 17 December

Classical music in London on Sat 17th December

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

Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall


to Royal Albert Hall London classical music at the Royal Albert Hall. "Carols by Candlelight" features seasonal readings and Christmas carols performed in an evocative candlelit setting.
Opera in London: Der Rosenkavalier at Royal Opera House

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.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will be playing some classical works by Wagner, Mahler and Berg at Barbican Hall.
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at London Coliseum


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

Westminster Cathedral’s bell tower17 DecemberWestminster Cathedral’s campanile is one of the city’s best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria.

Bond in Motion — collection of James Bond cars17 December“Bond in Motion” is a huge collection of original cars, bikes and boats used during filming in the 007 James Bond movies.

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.

Meet Santa at the Harrods Christmas Grotto17 DecemberTake you kids to see the toy factory at Harrods, and then meet Santa in his Winter Cabin inside the Christmas Grotto.

Beyond Caravaggio — at the National Gallery17 December‘Beyond Caravaggio’ at the National Gallery will explore the impact that Caravaggio’s paintings had on later artists.

Changing the Guard at Horse Guards17 DecemberChanging the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace, but is usually a lot less crowded.

Robert Rauschenberg exhibition, at the Tate Modern17 DecemberThe Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear17 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Undressed’ exhibition will explore the history of underwear from the 18th-century to today.

“The Lion King” — music by Elton John17 DecemberBased on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, “The Lion King” tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.


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