An Evening of Christmas Classics, at the Barbican

Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, Barbican, London 51.518834 -0.094075
Dates & Time:
7.30 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£16.50 to £42.50
0207 638 8891
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Hilary Davan Wetton will be conducting the London Concert Orchestra and City of London Choir in an evening of Christmassy classical tunes including: Gruber's Silent Night, Wilberg's Joy to the World, Darke's In the Bleak Midwinter, Strauss's Die Fledermaus Overture, Bach's Opening Chorus from Christmas Oratorio, Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Berlioz's The Shepherd's Farewell and Handel's The trumpet shall sound.

There will also be some singalong carols including: Once in Royal David's City, The First Nowell, Hark! The herald angels sing and Good King Wenceslas.


Hilary Davan WettonHilary Davan Wetton is a British conductor and holds the posts of Musical Director with the City of London Choir, Artistic Director of the Leicester Philharmonic Choir and Associate Conductor of the London Mozart Players.

City of London ChoirThe City of London Choir perform in many of London’s most prestigious classical music venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Centre and St John’s Smith Square.


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