Classical music in London today

Classical music in London today

Our guide to classical music in London today on Wednesday 7th December.

Classical music in London today: Barbican Hall

(Today)Barbican Hall Classical music in London at the Barbican Hall. Jukka-Pekka Saraste and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be playing works by Haydn and Stravinsky at Barbican Hall.
Classical music in London today: Royal Festival Hall

(Today)Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be playing music by Glinka, Prokofiev, Dargomizhsky and Tchaikovsky at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
Classical music in London today: Up And Down at London Coliseum

(Today) to London Coliseum The London Coliseum will be hosting the UK premiere of Boris Eifman's new ballet, "Up & Down".
Opera in London today: Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House

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(Today) 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 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:

John Gibson — A British Sculptor in Rome7 DecemberThe Royal Academy of Art’s will be putting on an exhibition of John Gibson’s marble sculptures, plaster reliefs and drawings.

Anarchic comedy, “The Book of Mormon”7 DecemberThe West End musical “The Book of Mormon” is written by the same guys behind the anarchic TV show “South Park”.

Roald Dahl’s Matilda — The Musical7 DecemberRoald Dahl’s “Matilda” tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.

Guided tour of Wembley Stadium7 DecemberJoin a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.

The Shard — for fantastic views of London7 DecemberEnjoy the stunning views from the top of The Shard — London’s tallest skyscraper — more than 1000-feet above the city.

Outdoor ice rink, in the Tower of London’s moat7 DecemberThe Tower of London’s outdoor ice rink is back again for another year, set in the dry moat outside the castle walls.

South Africa: The Art of a Nation — British Museum7 DecemberExplore the history of South Africa through its art, from early rock art to cutting-edge contemporary pieces.

Evensong Mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral7 DecemberIf you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.

Paul Nash exhibition — at Tate Britain7 DecemberTate Britain’s Paul Nash exhibition will show works from his entire life, from his earliest drawings up to his iconic war paintings.

 

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