Classical music in London Thursday 15 December

Classical music in London on Thu 15th December

Our guide to classical music in London on Thursday 15 December 2016.

Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall London classical music at the Barbican Hall. Santtu-Matias Rouvali and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be playing works by Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev at Barbican Hall.
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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to Royal Albert Hall Christmas doesn't start until you've heard a performance of Handel's "Messiah" at the Royal Albert Hall.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall Enjoy an evening of Christmas classical music with music by Handel, Bach, Berlioz, Vivaldi, Gruber and Darke.
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The English National Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the London Coliseum.
 
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.
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 15 December including:

Watch a 3D movie at the BFI IMAX cinema15 DecemberGo and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.

Ride an old-style double-decker bus15 DecemberRelive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain15 DecemberWhether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain’s most prestigious contemporary art prizes.

Night-time Christmas trail at Kew Gardens15 DecemberKew Garden’s Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear15 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Undressed’ exhibition will explore the history of underwear from the 18th-century to today.

Roald Dahl’s Matilda — The Musical15 DecemberRoald Dahl’s “Matilda” tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.

Dinner cruise on the river, with Bateaux London15 DecemberBateaux London offers you great cuisine and live entertainment onboard the boat, as it sails serenely down the Thames.

Wicked — Untold story of ‘The Wizard of Oz’15 DecemberIf you like “The Wizard of Oz” then you will love “Wicked” — it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches.

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory15 DecemberRoald Dahl’s much-loved children’s classic “Charlie & The Chocolate Factory” has been turned into a West End musical.

 

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