Classical music in London Sunday 4 December

Classical music in London on Sun 4th December

Our guide to classical music in London on Sunday 4 December 2016.

Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Classical music in London at the Barbican Hall. John Adams will be conducting his own piece, 'El Nino' with the London Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Hall.
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Tchaikovsky at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
Opera in London: Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Verdi's "Il trovatore", which includes the famous "Anvil Chorus".
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.
 
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 4 December including:

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care4 DecemberThe Science Museum’s ‘Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care’ exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.

Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain4 DecemberWhether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain’s most prestigious contemporary art prizes.

A walk around The City’s top 10 sights4 DecemberThis walk will take you around the City, showing you the Guildhall, Mansion House, Bank of England, and Royal Exchange.

Night-time Christmas trail at Kew Gardens4 DecemberKew Garden’s Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.

Outdoor ice rink, in the Tower of London’s moat4 DecemberThe Tower of London’s outdoor ice rink is back again for another year, set in the dry moat outside the castle walls.

Ride an old-style double-decker bus4 DecemberRelive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

Mahwish Chishty: Spy drones and Pakistani folk art4 DecemberMahwish Chishty’s exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.

Climb to the platform at the top of The O24 DecemberClimb up The O2′s roof and enjoy a spectacular 360 degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top.

Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy4 December“Victorians Decoded” will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.

 

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