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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: 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

2nd

Royal Albert Hall Every Good Friday without fail, the Royal Choral Society gives a performance of Handel's "Messiah" at the Royal Albert 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: 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.
 
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 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.
 
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: 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: Snowman at Cadogan Hall

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Cadogan Hall Enjoy 'The Snowman' with a live musical accompaniment, plus a family-friendly performance of Saint-Saens 'Carnival of the Animals'.
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: Father Christmas at Cadogan Hall

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Cadogan Hall Watch Raymond Briggs 'Father Christmas' on a big screen, and listen to a kid-friendly version of Prokofiev's 'Peter And The Wolf'.
 
 

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