Classical music in London 31st Dec, New Year’s Eve

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Classical music in London on New Year’s Eve, Sat 31st December

Our guide to classical music in London on New Year’s Eve, Saturday 31 December 2016.

 at Barbican Centre, London
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Viennese New Year’s Eve Gala — Barbican Hall

Barbican Centre Classical music at the Barbican Centre London. See in the New Year with some Viennese waltzes performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Johan Strauss Dancers.
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. Nutcracker will be coming to London on Saturday 31st Dec, for a run at the London Coliseum.
 
Nutcracker at Royal Opera House, London
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Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ — Royal Ballet

to Royal Opera House Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.
Amadeus at Olivier Theatre, London
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“Amadeus” — a play about the life of young Mozart

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

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 31 December including:

Skate around Canary Wharf’s outdoor ice rink31 DecemberAn outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.

Feminist Avant-Garde (from the Verbund Collection)31 DecemberThe Photographers’ Gallery “Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s” exhibition includes work from the Verbund Collection.

Evensong Mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral31 DecemberIf you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.

Portrait of the Artist — at the Queen’s Gallery31 DecemberSee over 150 portraits of artists taken from the Royal Collection, by the likes of Rembrandt, Rubens and Hockney.

Dirty Dancing — in town for one month only!31 December‘Dirty Dancing’ is back in the West End for one month only, and tells the story of Baby and Johnny’s unforgettable summer.

Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy31 December“Victorians Decoded” will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.

RAM New Year’s Eve party, at the Brixton Academy31 DecemberBrixton Academy will be holding a big New Year’s Eve party night to help you see in 2017.

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear31 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Undressed’ exhibition will explore the history of underwear from the 18th-century to today.

Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square31 DecemberHave you ever taken the time to see the switching-on ceremony for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, with carols?

 

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