Classical music in London today

Classical music in London today

Our guide to classical music in London today on Monday 27th February.

Classical music in London today: Royal Festival Hall

(Today)Royal Festival Hall London classical music at the Royal Festival Hall. The Royal Philharmonic will be playing music by Copland, Mendelssohn and Shostakovich at the Royal Festival Hall.
Opera in London today: Winters Tale at London Coliseum

(Today) to London Coliseum The world premiere of Ryan Wigglesworth's "The Winter's Tale" — an opera version of Shakespeare's tale of reconciliation. The classical opera Winters Tale will be running today until March, at the London Coliseum.
 
Classical music in London today: St. Martin-in-the-Fields

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(Today) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
Opera in London today: Adriana Lecouvreur at Royal Opera House

(Today) to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of "Adriana Lecouvreur" — a romantic drama of unrequited love.
 
Classical music in London today: Royal Albert Hall

 

Royal Albert Hall This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium.

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place today including:

NAMCO — Arcade games, 10-pin bowling, dodgems27 FebruaryThe Namco Centre has has three floors of arcade games, bowling lanes, bumper-cars, pool tables, sports TV and a bar.

Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes — Tower Bridge27 FebruaryTower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called ‘Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes’.

Afternoon tea, in the Ritz Hotel’s Palm Court27 FebruaryDress up in your Sunday best and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel, in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court.

Great Fire of London Tour — St. Paul’s Cathedral27 FebruaryDiscover how the Great Fire of London destroyed Old St Paul’s, and gave us Christopher Wren’s masterpiece.

Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London27 FebruaryThe Ceremony of the Keys is over 700 years old, and represents the traditional locking up of the Tower of London at night.

Ghost Bus Tour, around London’s dark past27 FebruaryThe Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through London’s gruesome past, and into the dark heart of the capital.

Beautiful — The Carole King Musical27 February“Beautiful” tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history.

Paul Nash exhibition — at Tate Britain27 FebruaryTate Britain’s Paul Nash exhibition will show works from his entire life, from his earliest drawings up to his iconic war paintings.

Tom Hollander, in Tom Stoppard’s ‘Travesties’27 FebruaryThe Apollo Theatre will be putting on a production of Tom Stoppard’s comedy ‘Travesties’, starring Tom Hollander.

 

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