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 "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.
 
 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:

Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square17 DecemberHave you ever taken the time to see the switching-on ceremony for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, with carols?

Buried Child — with Ed Harris and Amy Madigan17 DecemberHollywood star Ed Harris will be starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play ‘Buried Child’, at the Trafalgar Studios.

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.

Peter Pan — at the National Theatre17 DecemberThe National Theatre will be bringing Peter Pan to London (via Neverland), with Tinkerbell, Tiger Lily and Captain Hook in tow.

Family Christmas carols, at St. Paul’s Cathedral17 DecemberEnjoy a Christmas Carol concert at St Paul’s Cathedral, especially suitable for families and children.

No Man’s Land — Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart17 DecemberIan McKellen and Patrick Stewart will be starring in Harold Pinter’s classic play, ‘No Man’s Land’, at the Wyndham’s Theatre.

Yasmina Reza’s “Art” — at the Old Vic Theatre17 DecemberThe Old Vic will be putting on a production of Yasmina Reza’s award-winning play, “Art”.

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.

You Say You Want a Revolution? 1966-197017 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s new exhibition will explore the cultural and political revolutions at the tail end of the 1960s.

 
 
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