Christmas Classics at the Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, Southbank, London 51.505717 -0.117073
Dates & Time:
3 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£16.50 to £49.50
The contact number for Royal Festival Hall is +44 (0) 844 875 0073
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David Hill will be kicking off the Christmas season with an afternoon of festive music performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra, Bach Choir, and soprano Ailish Tynan.

There will be classical pieces by the likes of Bach and Engelbert Humperdinck, plenty of seasonal songs, and even some sing-a-long carols for all (even you!).

First established in 1875, the Bach Choir has long been regarded as one of the world’s leading choruses. The choir’s musical director is currently David Hill, who occupies a spot once held by the great English composer Vaughan Williams.

The Philharmonia Orchestra is based at the Royal Festival Hall. Widely regarded as one of the world’s great orchestras, they have an extraordinary recorded legacy.

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If you enjoy classical concerts at Royal Festival Hall, then here are some other events you might like…

Ravel, Vaughan Williams and William Walton – 1st December 2016The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing music by Ravel, Vaughan Williams and William Walton at the Royal Festival Hall.

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Handel’s Messiah at St. Paul’s – 1st December 2016St Paul's Cathedral Choir and the City of London Sinfonia will be giving a performance of Handel's "Messiah".

Beethoven, Bruch and Maria Von Weber – 2nd December 2016The London Philharmonic will be playing classical music by Beethoven, Bruch and Maria Von Weber at the Royal Festival Hall.

Lunchtime concerts at St. Martin-in-the-Fields – 2nd, 5th, 6th, 9th, 12th, 13th, 16th, 19th, 20th, 23rd, 27th and 30th December 2016St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.

Norwegian Christmas Concert — St. Martin-in-the-Fields – 2nd December 2016A Norwegian Concert will be taking place at St Martin-in-the-Fields, to mark the lighting of the Trafalgar Square Tree.

A Christmas Carol — by the BBC Symphony Orchestra – 2nd December 2016Neil Brand's adaptation of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' will be performed by the BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Family Christmas concert, with sing-a-long carols – 3rd December 2016Bring your kids to St Martin-in-the-Fields for a concert of singalong Christmas carols and seasonal classical music.

Philharmonia Orchestra, playing Tchaikovsky – 4th December 2016The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Tchaikovsky at the Royal Festival Hall.

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