Royal Festival Hall

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Royal Festival Hall address and telephone

Address:
Royal Festival Hall is located at: Belvedere Road, Southbank,
London SE1
England
Telephone:
You can contact Royal Festival Hall on Work +44 (0) 844 875 0073
Website:
The Royal Festival Hall website can be visited at www.southbankcentre.co.uk

Royal Festival Hall opening times and ticket price

Opening hours:
Royal Festival Hall is open to the public from: 10 AM to 11 PM
Visiting hours are subject to change, and may not apply on public holidays. Always reconfirm whether it’s open to visitors before making plans to visit Royal Festival Hall

How to get to Royal Festival Hall

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The Royal Festival Hall is the main concert venue in London’s Southbank Centre.

Classical music recitals are always on the agenda, with regular performances by the Philharmonic and London Philharmonic. You can also find many jazz, ballet and world music pieces.

History of the Royal Festival Hall

The building was opened in 1951 as part of the Festival of Britain complex. The stark exterior has been much derided by architects, but the spacious interior houses a 3,000 seat auditorium.

 
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  •  Guest – “We attended ray davies' concert at the royal festival hall on Sunday 19th December 2010. This was the first time that we had seen a concert here, usually favouring the roayl albert, but were immediately impressed - we had seats in a box 9 which offered an interesting side view of the stage, comfortable seats with legroom and impressive sound. Those of us who enjoy ray's music knew what to expect from his set list although the omission of "lola" was a little disappointing. Excellent songs served up with ray's usual between song banter made for a very enjoyable evening. Thanks ray!.”
  •  Guest – “My family and I have been going to the rfh since they were children, eg. Saturday morning robert mayer childrens concerts, and they are now in their thirties. It is a regular venue for us and now the grandchildren are going; I have taken the three year-old to great two concerts so far, eg. An orchestral "peter and the wolf". I recently saw a unique concert - lang lang with one hundred young pianists on fifty steinways. All these memories fill the hall with atmosphere. For those visiting for the first time, it has a wonderful position right on the riverside, surrounded by history with great views, three other concert halls, around it and, in the summer, a fun-filled water-sculpture. Inside, the hall has different spaces, usually occupied with interesting exhibits, a good cafe, restaurant and an area in which there are regular free concerts anyone can attend just be walking in. The concert hall itself has rec”

> Events at Royal Festival Hall

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Budapest Festival Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Bartok at the Royal Festival Hall.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Brahms and Beethoven at the Royal Festival Hall.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankAmerican pianist Richard Goode will be playing a selection of Beethoven's sonatas at the Royal Festival Hall.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Ligeti, Bartok and Mahler at the Royal Festival Hall.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Philharmonia Orchestra will be performing a selection of arias from the best-loved operas, at the Royal Festival Hall.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Durufle and Gabriel Faure at the Royal Festival Hall.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Royal Philharmonic will be playing classical music by Elgar, Tchaikovsky and William Walton at the Royal Festival Hall.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing classical music by Mendelssohn, Mozart and Schumann at the Royal Festival Hall.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing classical music by Rachmaninov and Shostakovich at the Royal Festival Hall.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra will be playing Mahler's Resurrection Symphony at the Royal Festival Hall.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Royal Festival Hall will be screening Alfred Hitchcock's chilling thriller "Psycho", alongside a live performance of the score.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Royal Festival Hall will be screening Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo", alongside a live performance of the score.

   Royal Festival Hall SouthbankThe Philharmonia Orchestra and Bach Choir will be performing some Elgar and Vaughan Williams at the Royal Festival Hall.

If you like Royal Festival Hall, then you might also like…

> Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House hosts many major productions. It is also home to the Royal Ballet.
> Royal Albert Hall The Royal Albert Hall, famous for the Proms, was built to commemorate the death of Prince Albert.
> Cadogan Hall Cadogan Hall near Sloane Square is one of London’s best venues for classical music.
 

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