Classical music in London Thursday 1 December

Classical music in London on Thu 1st December

Our guide to classical music in London on Thursday 1 December 2016.

Classical music in London: St. Paul’s Cathedral


St. Paul’s Cathedral London classical music at the St. Paul’s Cathedral. St Paul's Cathedral Choir and the City of London Sinfonia will be giving a performance of Handel's "Messiah".
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". The classical opera Il Trovatore will be playing on Thu 1st December, at the Royal Opera House.
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing music by Ravel, Vaughan Williams and William Walton at the Royal Festival Hall.
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.
Opera in London: Tosca at London Coliseum


to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is putting on a production of Puccini's "Tosca", a story full of love, lust, murder and political intrigue.
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 1 December including:

TRS river cruise, from Big Ben to Greenwich1 DecemberSpend a leisurely afternoon on a TRS river cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich, and see some of the sights along the river.

Enjoy the view from Primrose Hill1 DecemberPrimrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery1 December‘The Comedy About A Bank Robbery’ at the Criterion Theatre is by the same guys as behind ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’.

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear1 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Undressed’ exhibition will explore the history of underwear from the 18th-century to today.

Raymond Briggs’ “The Snowman”1 DecemberFly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children’s book “The Snowman” comes to the Peacock.

Evensong Mass at Westminster Abbey1 DecemberYou can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey for free, which combines a traditional mass with a choir.

“Stomp”, at the Ambassadors Theatre1 December“Stomp” is one of the most original shows in London, as the dancers use everyday props to bash out their beats and rhythms.

See London by night — on a sightseeing bus1 DecemberThe ‘See London By Night’ bus tour will show you London’s most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky.

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory1 DecemberRoald Dahl’s much-loved children’s classic “Charlie & The Chocolate Factory” has been turned into a West End musical.


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