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 London classical music 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


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


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:

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.

Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London4 DecemberThe Ceremony of the Keys is over 700 years old, and represents the traditional locking up of the Tower of London at night.

Champions Tennis, at Royal Albert Hall4 DecemberSee some of the biggest names in tennis history compete at the Champions Tennis tournament at the Royal Albert Hall.

Broadgate ice rink (near Liverpool Street station)4 DecemberSurrounded by tall offices and shops, the outdoor ice rink at Broadgate is only two minutes from Liverpool Street station.

The night sky tonight (planetarium show)4 DecemberThe Royal Observatory’s daily “Sky Tonight” show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight.

4 O’Clock Parade, or Dismounting Ceremony4 DecemberThe Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 O’Clock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at the Horse Guards.

Fire! Fire! Great Fire of London exhibition4 DecemberThis year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.

Peter Pan Goes Wrong — Apollo Theatre4 December“Peter Pan Goes Wrong” tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s inept attempts to put on show.

Free street performers at Covent Garden4 DecemberEnjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden — everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.


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