Classical music in London Wednesday 7 December

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Classical music in London on Wed 7th December

Our guide to classical music in London on Wednesday 7 December 2016.

 at Barbican Hall, London
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Haydn, Stravinsky, Diana Burrell — Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Classical music at the Barbican Hall London. Jukka-Pekka Saraste and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be playing works by Haydn and Stravinsky at Barbican Hall.
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Glinka, Dargomizhsky, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky

Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be playing music by Glinka, Prokofiev, Dargomizhsky and Tchaikovsky at the Royal Festival 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".
Opera in London: Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Verdi's "Il trovatore", which includes the famous "Anvil Chorus".
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Guided tour inside the 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 7 December including:

The Dresser — with Ken Stott, Reece Shearsmith7 DecemberKen Stott and Reece Shearsmith will be starring in Ronald Harwood’s greatest play — ‘The Dresser’.

Yeoman Warder tour, at the Tower of London7 DecemberOne of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the “Beefeaters”).

“The Lion King” — music by Elton John7 DecemberBased on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, “The Lion King” tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.

The Bodyguard — starring Beverley Knight7 DecemberThe Whitney Houston movie “The Bodyguard” has been turned into a West End musical starring Beverley Knight.

Walk in the footsteps of Dr. Samuel Johnson7 DecemberWalk in the footsteps of Dr Samuel Johnson, exploring the area around Fleet Street where he used to live in a guided tour.

‘School of Rock’ — from the Jack Black movie7 DecemberThe Jack Black movie ‘School of Rock’ has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.

See the view from the top of Wellington Arch7 DecemberThe balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace’s gardens.

Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain7 DecemberWhether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain’s most prestigious contemporary art prizes.

Agatha Christie crime thriller — The Mousetrap7 DecemberAgatha Christie’s murder mystery crime thriller “The Mousetrap” has been running in the West End for nearly 60 years.

 

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