What’s on Thursday 23rd February, 2012 – Events in London

Our what’s on guide for Thursday 23rd February has all the best events and attractions in London.
Cadogan Hall

Schumann, Haydn and Handel — London Chamber Orchestra

Thursday 23rd February 2012 •  Cadogan Hall, LondonJoin conductor Christopher Warren-Green and the London Chamber Orchestra and Soloists at Cadogan Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Schumann, Haydn and Handel. Cadogan Hall is a popular venue for …more
Barbican Hall

Tchaikovsky, Britten and Shostakovich

Thursday 23rd February 2012 •  Barbican Hall, LondonJoin conductor Valery Gergiev, violinist Sarah Chang and the London Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Hall, as they play a selection of classical works by Tchaikovsky, Britten and Shostakovich. The cavernous Barbican Hall is …more
Aida at Royal Albert Hall

PickVerdi’s “Aida”, performed ‘in the round’

Thursday 23rd February – 11th Mar 2012  •  Royal Albert Hall, LondonThis spectacular version of Verdi's "Aida" will be performed 'in the round' amongst the ruins of Ancient Egypt. The epic work explores the tragic love triangle between the Ethiopian slave girl Aida, the King's daughter …more
Kaiser Chiefs at Eventim Apollo

PickKaiser Chiefs, at the Hammersmith Apollo

Thursday 23rd February 2012 •  Eventim Apollo, LondonThe Kaiser Chiefs have a tonne of goodtime songs in the back catalogue -- "Ruby", "Oh My God", "Everyday I Love You Less" and "I Predict A Riot" are just a few of their better known releases. You can hear them all, and …more
Apsley House

Apsley House Twilight Tour

Thursday 23rd February 2012 •  Apsley House, LondonDiscover the fascinating history of Apsley House in one of our special Twilight Tours. With the curtains drawn and guided by torchlight, you will be able to enjoy the sumptuous interiors and stunning artworks as you have …more
Hayward Gallery

Jeremy Deller: Joy In People

22nd February – 13th May 2012  •  Hayward Gallery, LondonAs a former Turner Prize winner, Jeremy Deller has become hugely influential in the world of contemporary art. This exhibition will survey the breadth of his career, and provide an overview of his work so far. It will …more
Courtauld Gallery

CheapMondrian || Nicholson: In Parallel

16th February – 20th May 2012  •  Courtauld Gallery, LondonThe Courtauld Gallery is putting on a special exhibition which follows the friendship that developed between Piet Mondrian and Ben Nicholson -- two of the leading forces of abstract art. Using major paintings and reliefs …more
Island at Cottesloe Theatre

“Island”, at the National Theatre

15th to 18th, 21st to Thursday 23rd Feb, & 25th February 2012  •  Cottesloe Theatre, LondonWhen Cameron is told he is going to spend his holidays on an island in the middle of the Arctic Ocean, where the skies flash with ice storms, he isn't very happy. Cut off from all his friends, Cameron can either help his …more
Tate Britain

Pick“Picasso and Britain” exhibition

15th February – 15th July 2012  •  Tate Britain, London"Picasso and Britain" will explore the artist's lifelong connections with this country. The exhibition will consist of 150 works charting Picasso's rise in Britain, tracing the ways in which his work was exhibited and …more
Jackie Mason at Wyndham’s Theatre

PickComedy legend Jackie Mason — his farewell UK show

13th February – 17th Mar 2012  •  Wyndham’s Theatre, LondonJackie Mason is back in town with "Fearless" -- his farewell show in the UK. Jackie's politically incorrect and acerbic wit will be aimed at everything from the ecomony and the US presidential race to the Olympics, David …more
Tales Of Hoffmann at London Coliseum

“The Tales of Hoffmann”, at the London Coliseum

10th, 16th, 18th, Thursday 23rd Feb & 29th February 2012  •  London Coliseum, LondonOffenbach's operatic swansong "The Tales of Hoffmann" tells the story of a drunken poet, regaling the tales of his three great lost loves -- a mechanical doll, a sick young singer, and Giulietta - an Italian whore who …more
National Portrait Gallery

PickLucian Freud’s Portraits

9th February – 27th May 2012  •  National Portrait Gallery, LondonThis major new exhibition will focus on Lucian Freud's portraits -- a central theme throughout his career. It will be divided into broad themes from particular periods. For example, paintings of Freud's lovers, close …more

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