Classical music in London Sunday 18 December

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Classical music in London on Sun 18th December

Our guide to classical music in London on Sunday 18 December 2016.

 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Christmas Cracker concert, with the Royal Philharmonic

Cadogan Hall London classical music at the Cadogan Hall. The "Christmas Cracker" concert has become a festive favourite, with seasonal songs and carols by the Royal Philharmonic.
 at Westminster Abbey, London
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Ceremony of Carols, at Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey Enjoy a performance of Britten's "Ceremony of Carols" at Westminster Abbey, with a reading of The Christmas Proclamation.
 
 at Barbican Hall, London
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Mozart and Tchaikovsky — London Symphony Orchestra

Barbican Hall Nikolaj Znaider and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing works by Mozart and Tchaikovsky at Barbican Hall.
 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.
 
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.
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Guided tour inside the 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 18 December including:

Robert Rauschenberg exhibition, at the Tate Modern18 DecemberThe Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.

“Stomp”, at the Ambassadors Theatre18 December“Stomp” is one of the most original shows in London, as the dancers use everyday props to bash out their beats and rhythms.

Westminster Cathedral’s bell tower18 DecemberWestminster Cathedral’s campanile is one of the city’s best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria.

John Gibson — A British Sculptor in Rome18 DecemberThe Royal Academy of Art’s will be putting on an exhibition of John Gibson’s marble sculptures, plaster reliefs and drawings.

Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes — Tower Bridge18 DecemberTower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called ‘Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes’.

Portrait of the Artist — at the Queen’s Gallery18 DecemberSee over 150 portraits of artists taken from the Royal Collection, by the likes of Rembrandt, Rubens and Hockney.

See the view from the top of Wellington Arch18 DecemberThe balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace’s gardens.

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care18 DecemberThe Science Museum’s ‘Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care’ exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.

Christmas panto: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs18 DecemberThis year’s Christmas panto at the Shaw Theatre will be “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”.

 

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