Classical music in London Saturday 29 October

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Classical music in London on Sat 29th October

Our guide to classical music in London on Saturday 29 October 2016.

 at Barbican Hall, London
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Danielle de Niese, singing Grieg and Berlioz

Barbican Hall London classical music at the Barbican Hall. Danielle de Niese and Omer Meir Wellber will be performing some classical works by Grieg and Berlioz at Barbican Hall.
Carmina Burana at Royal Albert Hall, London
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400 voices singing Orff’s ‘Carmina Burana’

Royal Albert Hall Hear Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" sung like you've never heard it sung before — with 400 voices at the Royal Albert Hall. Royal Albert Hall will be putting on a production of Carmina Burana on Saturday October 29th.
 
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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John Williams movie music, from ET to Star Wars

Royal Festival Hall The Royal Festival Hall will be celebrating the music of John Williams, with an evening of some of his best movie themes.
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.
 
Theatre show in London: Amadeus at Olivier Theatre

Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on a production of "Amadeus", which tells the story of the young composer Mozart.
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 29 October including:

Hire a Boris Bike… and cycle around London29 OctoberIf weaving your way in and out of the busy traffic on a hire bike sounds like fun, then how about hiring a “Boris Bike”?

Roald Dahl’s Matilda — The Musical29 OctoberRoald Dahl’s “Matilda” tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.

The Dresser — with Ken Stott, Reece Shearsmith29 OctoberKen Stott and Reece Shearsmith will be starring in Ronald Harwood’s greatest play — ‘The Dresser’.

“The Play That Goes Wrong”, at the Duchess29 OctoberThe Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to put on a West End show, but will they start to crack under the pressure?

Visscher’s London of 1616 — Redrawn for 201629 OctoberThe Guildhall Art Gallery will be showing Visscher’s image of medieval London alongside a new version by Robin Reynolds.

Ghost Bus Tour, around London’s dark past29 OctoberThe Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through London’s gruesome past, and into the dark heart of the capital.

‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ competition29 October“Wildlife Photographer of the Year” returns to the Natural History Museum, with an exhibition of the the top 100 nature photos.

Ride an old-style double-decker bus29 OctoberRelive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

Wicked — Untold story of ‘The Wizard of Oz’29 OctoberIf you like “The Wizard of Oz” then you will love “Wicked” — it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches.

 

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