Classical music in London Thursday 8 December

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Classical music in London on Thu 8th December

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

 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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John Rutter’s Christmas Celebration

Royal Albert Hall John Rutter's Christmas Celebration concert is one of the most popular Christmas carol concerts at the Royal Albert Hall.
 at Barbican Hall, London
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Bartok, Stravinsky and John Adams — Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall John Adams and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing some works by Bartok and Stravinsky at Barbican Hall.
 
Up And Down at London Coliseum, London
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Boris Eifman’s new ballet, “Up & Down”

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum will be hosting the UK premiere of Boris Eifman's new ballet, "Up & Down".
Nutcracker at Royal Opera House, London
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Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ — Royal Ballet

to Royal Opera House Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.
 

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 8 December including:

Evensong Mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral8 DecemberIf you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.

Thinking Drinkers: Around the World in 80 Drinks8 DecemberJoin the Thinking Drinkers for a Christmas-themed version of “Around the World in 80 Drinks” at the Museum of Comedy.

“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.

Anarchic comedy, “The Book of Mormon”8 DecemberThe West End musical “The Book of Mormon” is written by the same guys behind the anarchic TV show “South Park”.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child8 DecemberPalace Theatre has snapped up the rights to “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” — a brand-new story by JK Rowling.

Buried Child — with Ed Harris and Amy Madigan8 DecemberHollywood star Ed Harris will be starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play ‘Buried Child’, at the Trafalgar Studios.

Wifredo Lam exhibition, at the Tate Modern8 DecemberThe Tate Modern will be putting on a major exhibition of works by Wifredo Lam, taking pieces from his fifty year career.

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”.

Kula Shaker’s ‘K’ — 20th Anniversary Tour8 DecemberKula Shaker will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album ‘K’ by playing it at the O2 Forum Kentish Town.

 
 
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