Classical music in London Thursday 20 October

Classical music in London on Thu 20th October

Our guide to classical music in London on Thursday 20 October 2016.

Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall London classical music at the Royal Festival Hall. The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing classical music by Glazunov, Sibelius and Tchaikovsky at the Royal Festival Hall.
Opera in London: The Nose at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Shostakovich's debut opera, a surrealist satire called 'The Nose'. You can hear the opera The Nose at the Royal Opera House on Thu October 20th.
 
Classical music in London: Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The London Chamber Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Mendelssohn and Walton at Cadogan Hall.
Theatre show in London: Amadeus at Olivier Theatre

Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on a production of "Amadeus", which tells the story of the young composer Mozart.
 
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Sir John Eliot Gardiner will be conducting the LSO in some classical works by Mendelssohn at Barbican Hall.
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 20 October including:

Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace20 OctoberThe ‘Changing the Guard’ ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist’s itinerary.

Guided tour of Highgate Cemetery20 OctoberHave a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.

In The Heights — Tony Award-winning musical20 October“In The Heights” is a Tony Award-winning musical built around the infectious Latin rhythms of salsa and merengue.

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral20 OctoberSt Paul’s Cathedal has got three domes that you can climb up — the Whispering Gallery, Stone Gallery and Golden Gallery.

Evensong Mass at Westminster Abbey20 OctoberYou can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey for free, which combines a traditional mass with a choir.

Evensong Mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral20 OctoberIf you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.

Bhupen Khakhar exhibition, at the Tate Modern20 OctoberThe Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of works by the Indian artist Bhupen Khakhar.

Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain20 OctoberWhether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain’s most prestigious contemporary art prizes.

Boat trip down the Thames, with City Cruises20 OctoberCity Cruises offer one-way, return or all-day boat trips between Westminster and Greenwich, stopping off at Tower Bridge.

 

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