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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.

Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall John Williams has composed some of the best tunes in the movies, and the RPO will be playing some at the Royal Albert Hall.
Opera in London: Don Giovanni at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Mozart's comic opera "Don Giovanni" is an exhilarating re-telling of the Don Juan legend, following his final 24 hours on earth. Don Giovanni will be coming to London until October, for a run at the London Coliseum.
 
Opera in London: Andrea Bocelli at O2 Arena

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O2 Arena Italian opera star Andrea Bocelli will be coming to The O2 in October in support of his latest album, 'Cinema'.
Opera in London: Tosca at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is putting on a production of Puccini's "Tosca", a story full of love, lust, murder and political intrigue.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall Conductor Gareth Hancock will be leading the Royal Philharmonic in a performance of Beethoven's "Symphony No 9".
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The English National Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the London Coliseum.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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to Royal Albert Hall "Classical Spectacular" is back at the Royal Albert Hall with a thundering, firework finale of Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture".
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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to Royal Albert Hall London classical music at the Royal Albert Hall. Christmas doesn't start until you've heard a performance of Handel's "Messiah" at the Royal Albert Hall.
 
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: La Traviata at Royal Opera House

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to 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: Nigel Kennedy at Barbican Hall

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Barbican Hall Join Nigel Kennedy and the London Bulgarian Choir at Barbican Hall, for a 'Balkan Blaze' of Balkan melodies.
Opera in London: Carmina Burana at Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall Hear Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" sung like you've never heard it sung before — with 400 voices at the Royal Albert Hall.
 
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".
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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to Royal Albert Hall "Carols by Candlelight" features seasonal readings and Christmas carols performed in an evocative candlelit setting.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

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Barbican Hall Andre Previn will be conducting the LSO in some classical works by Ravel and Dvorak, at Barbican Hall.
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.
 
Opera in London: Barbican Hall

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to Barbican Hall Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be performing Ligeti's "Le grand macabre" 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".
 
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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to Royal Albert Hall Let's keep on celebrating Christmas until New Year's, with this Christmas Spectacular at the Royal Albert Hall.
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall John Rutter's Christmas Celebration concert is one of the most popular Christmas carol concerts at the Royal Albert Hall.
 
Opera in London: Rigoletto at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Classical music in London at the London Coliseum. Jonathan Miller's production of Verdi's "Rigoletto" shifts it into New York's Little Italy, and sets Rigoletto against the Mafia.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

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Barbican Hall Last Night of the Christmas Proms at Barbican Hall will have all your flag-waving favourites, played by the London Concert Orchestra.
 
Classical music in London: Barbican Centre

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Barbican Centre See in the New Year with some Viennese waltzes performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Johan Strauss Dancers.
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.
 
 
 

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