Classical music in London Thursday 8 December

Classical music in London on Thu 8th December

Our guide to classical music in London on Thursday 8 December 2016.

Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall London classical music at the Royal Albert Hall. John Rutter's Christmas Celebration concert is one of the most popular Christmas carol concerts at the Royal Albert Hall.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall John Adams and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing some works by Bartok and Stravinsky at Barbican Hall.
 
Classical music in London: Up And Down at London Coliseum

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum will be hosting the UK premiere of Boris Eifman's new ballet, "Up & Down".
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 8 December including:

Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum8 DecemberThe Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.

Meet Santa at the Harrods Christmas Grotto8 DecemberTake you kids to see the toy factory at Harrods, and then meet Santa in his Winter Cabin inside the Christmas Grotto.

Afternoon Tea, at Fortnum & Mason8 DecemberPut on your best clothes and enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the famous Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason.

Star Wars Identities — Huge exhibition at The O28 December‘Star Wars Identities’ is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.

Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval Embroidery8 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Opus Anglicanum’ exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.

Peter Pan — at the National Theatre8 DecemberThe National Theatre will be bringing Peter Pan to London (via Neverland), with Tinkerbell, Tiger Lily and Captain Hook in tow.

“Mamma Mia!” — with the songs of ABBA8 December“Mamma Mia” is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, and uses the songs of ABBA.

Stewart Lee’s “Content Provider”8 DecemberStewart Lee will be testing out some new jokes at the Soho Theatre in a work in progress show called “Content Provider”.

Disney’s “Aladdin” — Prince Edward Theatre8 DecemberDisney’s “Aladdin” has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre.

 

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