Classical music in London Thursday 1 December

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 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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Handel’s Messiah at St. Paul’s

St. Paul’s Cathedral St Paul's Cathedral Choir and the City of London Sinfonia will be giving a performance of Handel's "Messiah".
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".
 
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Ravel, Vaughan Williams and William Walton

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing music by Ravel, Vaughan Williams and William Walton at the Royal Festival Hall.
Nutcracker at Royal Opera House, London
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Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ — Royal Ballet

to Royal Opera House Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.
 
Tosca at London Coliseum, London
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Puccini’s Tosca — at the London Coliseum

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is putting on a production of Puccini's "Tosca", a story full of love, lust, murder and political intrigue.
 
 

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 1 December including:

Outdoor ice rink, at Henry VIII’s Hampton Court1 DecemberThe Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII’s Tudor Palace.

Emma Hamilton: Seduction and Celebrity1 DecemberThe National Maritime Museum’s new exhibition will tell the story of Admiral Nelson’s controversial lover, Emma Hamilton.

South Africa: The Art of a Nation — British Museum1 DecemberExplore the history of South Africa through its art, from early rock art to cutting-edge contemporary pieces.

Christmas lights in Bond Street1 DecemberBond Street is one of the poshest shopping streets in in London, and they always have some of the poshest decorations too!

Robert Rauschenberg exhibition, at the Tate Modern1 DecemberThe Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.

The Railway Children + real steam train!1 DecemberThe Railway Children’s cast includes a real-life 60-tonne steam train that comes chugging into the King’s Cross Theatre.

“King Lear” — Glenda Jackson, Jane Horrocks1 DecemberOscar winner Glenda Jackson is reprising her role as King Lear in Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, at the Old Vic Theatre.

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland1 DecemberHyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market.

 
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