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Most popular classical music in London

Our guide to the most popular classical music events, operas and classical ballets being played in London.

Opera in London: La Traviata at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House London classical music at the Royal Opera House. "La Traviata" is one of Verdi's best-loved operas, and tells the story of a doomed love affair between Violetta and Alfredo.
Classical music in London: Giselle at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The English National Ballet is putting on a production of the classic ballet "Giselle" at the London Coliseum. See Giselle at the London Coliseum in January, when the show comes to London.
 
Classical music in London: Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" at the Royal Opera House.
Opera in London: Rigoletto at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Jonathan Miller's production of Verdi's "Rigoletto" shifts it into New York's Little Italy, and sets Rigoletto against the Mafia.
 
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".
Opera in London: Madam Butterfly at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly' tells of the doomed love that Cio-Cio-San has for the American naval officer Pinkerton.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall Every Good Friday without fail, the Royal Choral Society gives a performance of Handel's "Messiah" at the Royal Albert Hall.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

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Barbican Hall Classical music at the Barbican Hall London. Anne-Sophie Mutter will be performing some classical works by Mozart, Respighi and Saint-Saens at Barbican Hall.
 
Opera in London: Turandot at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House is putting on a production of Puccini's "Turandot", famous for its dramatic aria "Nessun Dorma".
Opera in London: Otello at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House "Otello" uses Shakespeare's tragic plot as the basis for one of Verdi's best-loved opera scores.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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to Royal Albert Hall Lang Lang will be playing 'in the round' at the Royal Albert Hall, performing works by Albeniz, Debussy, Granados and Liszt.
Opera in London: Merchant Of Venice at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice', by Andre Tchaikowsky.
 
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

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to Barbican Hall Sir Simon Rattle, Lang Lang and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing works by Wagner, Bartok and Haydn.
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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to Royal Albert Hall Enjoy a Space Spectacular at the Royal Albert Hall, when they combine a light show with theme tunes from the movies.
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

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Royal Festival Hall Join the London Concert Orchestra for the flag-waving "Last Night of the Spring Proms" at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
 

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