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


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


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


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:

Dick Whittington panto — with Matthew Kelly15 DecemberWImbledon Theatre’s Christmas panto this year l be “Dick Whittington”, starring Matthew Kelly as Sarah the Cook.

Meet Santa at the Harrods Christmas Grotto15 DecemberTake you kids to see the toy factory at Harrods, and then meet Santa in his Winter Cabin inside the Christmas Grotto.

Private tour of the Churchill War Rooms15 DecemberEnjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill’s wartime bunker from behind the glass.

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care15 DecemberThe Science Museum’s ‘Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care’ exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.

Guided tour of Wembley Stadium15 DecemberJoin a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.

RENT — the legendary rock musical15 DecemberThe legendary rock musical ‘RENT’ is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre.

Cable car across the River Thames15 DecemberThis cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from The O2 to the ExCel Centre in 5 minutes.

Changing the Guard at Horse Guards15 DecemberChanging the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace, but is usually a lot less crowded.

‘School of Rock’ — from the Jack Black movie15 DecemberThe Jack Black movie ‘School of Rock’ has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.


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