Classical music in London Thursday 1 December

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Classical music in London on Thu 1st December

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

 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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Handel’s Messiah at St. Paul’s

St. Paul’s Cathedral Classical music at the St. Paul’s Cathedral London. St Paul's Cathedral Choir and the City of London Sinfonia will be giving a performance of Handel's "Messiah".
Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House, London
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Verdi’s Il Trovatore, at the 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". Il Trovatore will be in London on Thursday December 1st, for a run at the Royal Opera House.
 
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Ravel, Vaughan Williams and William Walton

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing music by Ravel, Vaughan Williams and William Walton at the Royal Festival Hall.
Nutcracker at Royal Opera House, London
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Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ — Royal Ballet

to Royal Opera House Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.
 
Tosca at London Coliseum, London
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Puccini’s Tosca — at the 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.

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 1 December including:

Evensong Mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral1 DecemberIf you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.

Night-time Christmas trail at Kew Gardens1 DecemberKew Garden’s Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.

“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.

The Last Tango — Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace1 December‘The Last Tango’ features Strictly Come Dancing’s Argentine Tango Champions, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace.

J. B. Priestley’s “An Inspector Calls”1 DecemberJB Priestley’s classic thriller “An Inspector Calls” is returning to the London stage for a limited run at the Playhouse Theatre.

Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House1 DecemberSomerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.

Game Plan — Old board games, re-discovered1 DecemberThe Museum of Childhood’s new exhibition and explore the history of more than 100 board games, both old and new.

Disney’s “Aladdin” — Prince Edward Theatre1 DecemberDisney’s “Aladdin” has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre.

Help “Stick Man” get back to his family tree1 DecemberThe Leicester Square Theatre is putting on a production of ‘Stick Man’, a kid’s show about the adventures of a brave stick.

 

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