Classical music in London Friday 16 December

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Classical music in London on Fri 16th December

Our guide to classical music in London on Friday 16 December 2016.

 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Christmas Carols — King’s College Choir, Cambridge

Royal Albert Hall King's College Choir Cambridge returns to the Royal Albert Hall to sing some Christmas carols and classical favourites.
 at Barbican Hall, London
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Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, at Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will be playing some classical works by Prokofiev, Stravinsky and Ravel at Barbican Hall.
 
Nutcracker at London Coliseum, London
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The Nutcracker — English National Ballet

to London Coliseum The English National Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the London Coliseum.
 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
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Lunchtime concerts at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

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.
 
Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House, London
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Verdi’s Il Trovatore, at the Royal Opera House

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".

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 16 December including:

Lazarus — David Bowie’s final work16 December‘Lazarus’ is a musical based on ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth’, and was one of the last works created by David Bowie.

Catch “The Gruffalo” — at the Lyric Theatre16 December“The Gruffalo” is a musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Australia’s Impressionists — National Gallery16 DecemberThe National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia’s Impressionist movement.

“Les Miserables”, at the Queen’s Theatre16 December“Les Miserables” is an epic tale of passion and destruction, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.

“Nice Fish” — starring Mark Rylance16 DecemberMark Rylance will be starring in ‘Nice Fish’ at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a comic play he co-wrote with Louis Jenkins.

Star Wars Identities — Huge exhibition at The O216 December‘Star Wars Identities’ is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child16 DecemberPalace Theatre has snapped up the rights to “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” — a brand-new story by JK Rowling.

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear16 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Undressed’ exhibition will explore the history of underwear from the 18th-century to today.

Intrigue — James Ensor (curated by Luc Tuymans)16 DecemberThe Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.

 
 
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