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

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St. Paul’s Cathedral Classical music in London 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

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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". Il Trovatore will be playing in London on Thursday 1st Dec, for a run 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

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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

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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:

See the view from the top of Wellington Arch1 DecemberThe balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace’s gardens.

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.

Medieval Banquet, with minstrels and knights1 DecemberCome and enjoy a medieval banquet alongside English knights, singing minstrels, and the great King Henry VIII himself.

Have a ride on the London Eye1 DecemberEvery tourist should spend an hour riding the London Eye at the start of their break, as it gives a great overview of the city.

Thames Clippers, from Putney to Greenwich1 DecemberThames Clippers offer one-way, return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich.

Anarchic comedy, “The Book of Mormon”1 DecemberThe West End musical “The Book of Mormon” is written by the same guys behind the anarchic TV show “South Park”.

“Mamma Mia!” — with the songs of ABBA1 December“Mamma Mia” is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, and uses the songs of ABBA.

The Dresser — with Ken Stott, Reece Shearsmith1 DecemberKen Stott and Reece Shearsmith will be starring in Ronald Harwood’s greatest play — ‘The Dresser’.

Motown — The Story of Berry Gordy1 DecemberRelive the Motown years and Berry Gordy’s journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!

 

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