Classical music in London Sunday 18 December

Classical music in London on Sun 18th December

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

Classical music in London: Cadogan Hall

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.
Classical music in London: Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey Enjoy a performance of Britten's "Ceremony of Carols" at Westminster Abbey, with a reading of The Christmas Proclamation.
 
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Nikolaj Znaider and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing works by Mozart and Tchaikovsky at Barbican Hall.
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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to Royal Albert Hall "Carols by Candlelight" features seasonal readings and Christmas carols performed in an evocative candlelit setting.
 
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 18 December including:

Guided tour around Lord’s Cricket Ground18 DecemberCricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket, with this tour of Lord’s Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum.

Have a guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe18 DecemberHave a tour of William Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre on Bankside, and learn what life was like for the 16th-century playwright.

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.

“The Play That Goes Wrong”, at the Duchess18 DecemberThe Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to put on a West End show, but will they start to crack under the pressure?

Sky Garden, in the Walkie-Scorchie’s roof18 DecemberThe Sky Garden is a three-story garden that spans the top three floors of 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the Walkie Scorchie).

Guided tour of London — on a bicycle18 DecemberForget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike… and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.

Walk in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper18 DecemberWalk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper… if you dare!

See London by night — on a sightseeing bus18 DecemberThe ‘See London By Night’ bus tour will show you London’s most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky.

Choral Mass at Hampton Court Palace18 DecemberAttend a Sunday service in one of the country’s most beautiful chapels — Henry VIII’s Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace.

 

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