Classical music in London Sunday 8 January

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Classical music in London on Sun 8th January

Our guide to classical music in London on Sunday 8 January 2017.

 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Johann Strauss Gala — An afternoon of music and dance

Royal Festival Hall Classical music in London at the Royal Festival Hall. The Johann Strauss Orchestra will be performing some of the composer's greatest works at the Royal Festival Hall.
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.
 
Der Rosenkavalier at Royal Opera House, London
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Renee Fleming in Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier

Royal Opera House Renee Fleming will be starring in Richard Strauss' comedy opera "Der Rosenkavalier", at the Royal Opera House.

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 8 January including:

London Bus Tour — open-top sightseeing bus8 JanuaryThis traditional open-top bus tour will take in all the best landmarks and attractions, with a free river cruise and guided walk.

Ghost Bus Tour, around London’s dark past8 JanuaryThe Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through London’s gruesome past, and into the dark heart of the capital.

Day out at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo8 JanuaryBattersea Park Children’s Zoo is a good place to visit for families with young kids, with plenty of small animals and birds.

Thames Clippers, from Putney to Greenwich8 JanuaryThames Clippers offer one-way, return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich.

Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House8 JanuarySomerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.

Southbank’s Winter Festival & Christmas market8 JanuaryThis popular chalet-style Christmas market sells some great gifts and lots of festive food and drink in the pop-up bars.

Robert Rauschenberg exhibition, at the Tate Modern8 JanuaryThe Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.

Rodin and Dance: The Essence of Movement8 JanuaryThe Courtauld Gallery’s “Rodin and Dance” exhibition will showcase some sculptures and drawings of the Cambodian dancers.

Evensong Mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral8 JanuaryIf you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.

 

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