The world famous Proms season continues at the Royal Albert Hall with a concert by Sir Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House. They will be performing Berlioz's "The Trojans".
The terracota-coloured Royal Albert Hall is one of London’s favourite concert venues. Whilst it remains most famous for classical music and the annual Prom concerts, it also holds rock and pop concerts, sports events and award ceremonies.
Dr John – “The last time I went to the Royal Albert Hall was to see some Benjamin Britten at the Proms, which was top notch, as always. We only have the cheap seats up in the circle which is only 15 quid for me and my wife, but you get a… more”
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Dire Strait’s Mark Knopfler, at the Royal Albert Hall – 27th May to 1st June 2013 During the 1980s Dire Straits was one of the biggest bands in the world with songs like “Money For Nothing”, “Romeo and Juliet” and “Sultans Of Swing”. Then Mark Knopfler hit out on his own, releasing seven solo albums to great success. Now he’s up to number eight — “Privateering” — a double album containing 20 original songs.