Classical music in London Thursday 5 January

Classical music in London on Thu 5th January

Our guide to classical music in London on Thursday 5 January 2017.

Classical music in London: Nutcracker at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Classical music in London at the 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. Nutcracker will be showing in London on Thursday January 5th.
 

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 5 January including:

Mahwish Chishty: Spy drones and Pakistani folk art5 JanuaryMahwish Chishty’s exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.

Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum5 JanuaryThe Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.

Christmas lights in Oxford Street5 JanuaryThe Oxford Street switch-on ceremony is always one of the biggest, and this year they’re shutting the street to traffic.

Southbank’s Winter Festival & Christmas market5 JanuaryThis popular chalet-style Christmas market sells some great gifts and lots of festive food and drink in the pop-up bars.

Beautiful — The Carole King Musical5 January“Beautiful” tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history.

Evensong Mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral5 JanuaryIf you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.

Ride an old-style double-decker bus5 JanuaryRelive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

You Say You Want a Revolution? 1966-19705 JanuaryThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s new exhibition will explore the cultural and political revolutions at the tail end of the 1960s.

Spend a night with “The Woman in Black”5 JanuaryA man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul.

 

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