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

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to Royal Albert Hall Classical music in London 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

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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:

The Thames — a walk along London’s river17 DecemberThis guided walk will take you along a small stretch of the Thames, to look at some of the river’s best buildings.

South Africa: The Art of a Nation — British Museum17 DecemberExplore the history of South Africa through its art, from early rock art to cutting-edge contemporary pieces.

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

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care17 DecemberThe Science Museum’s ‘Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care’ exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.

Christmas Past: 400 Years of Traditions17 DecemberThe Geffrye’s “Christmas Past” exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.

Guided tour of Highgate Cemetery17 DecemberHave a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.

The Original Tour — Open-top sightseeing bus17 DecemberThe Original Tour is one of London’s most popular sightseeing buses, and it’s also a great way to travel around the capital.

“Kinky Boots” — music by Cyndi Lauper17 December“Kinky Boots” tells the story of a Lola and a bankrupt shoe factory, and it’s songs are written by pop-star Cyndi Lauper.

Meet the stars at Madame Tussauds17 DecemberRub shoulders with the stars at Madame Tussauds, where you’ll meet Royalty and have your photo taken with the Queen.

 

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