Classical music in London Tuesday 1 November

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Classical music in London on Tue 1st November

Our guide to classical music in London on Tuesday 1 November 2016.

 at Barbican Hall, London
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Brett Dean, Rachmaninov — BBC Symphony Orchestra

Barbican Hall Classical music at the Barbican Hall London. The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing classical works by Brett Dean and Rachmaninov at Barbican Hall.
 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
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Free lunchtime concert at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

to St. Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
 
The Nose at Royal Opera House, London
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Shostakovich’s debut opera — ‘The Nose’

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'.
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: 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 1 November including:

One Night in Miami (about Muhammad Ali)1 November“One Night in Miami” imagines a conversation between Cassius Clay, Malcom X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown.

Forgotten Fighters: First World War at Sea1 November“Forgotten Fighters” will tell the story of the people who fought the First World War at sea, both above and below the waves.

Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies1 November“Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies” will show how real events inspired film-makers to make some classic war movies.

Intrigue — James Ensor (curated by Luc Tuymans)1 NovemberThe Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.

“Kinky Boots” — music by Cyndi Lauper1 November“Kinky Boots” tells the story of a Lola and a bankrupt shoe factory, and it’s songs are written by pop-star Cyndi Lauper.

Be a Zoo Keeper for a day, at London Zoo1 NovemberGet closer to the animals at London Zoo, and help to feed and muck them out, by becoming a London Zoo keeper for a day.

Paul Nash exhibition — at Tate Britain1 NovemberTate Britain’s Paul Nash exhibition will show works from his entire life, from his earliest drawings up to his iconic war paintings.

Half A Sixpence — Flash, Bang, Wallop!1 NovemberCameron Mackintosh and Julian Fellowes are bringing ‘Half A Sixpence’ to the West End, based on HG Well’s novel.

Candlelight tour of Sir John Soane’s Museum1 NovemberOn the first Tuesday of each month they open Sir John Soane’s Museum in the evening, bathed in atmospheric candlelight.

 

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