Enjoy some carols by candlelight at Barbican Hall. The Mozart Festival Orchestra and Chorus will be performing a selection of seasonal songs and Christmas classics in full 18th-century costume, in a beautiful candle-lit style setting.
Music will include: Cullen's Joy to the World, Pearsall's In dulci jubilo, Willcocks' I saw three ships and Handel's Zadok the Priest, Let the Bright Seraphim and Christmas Sequence from Messiah. The singalong carols for all will include: Good King Wenceslas, Once in Royal David's City, While Shepherd's Watched their flocks by night, O come all ye faithful and Hark! The herald angels sing.
The Mozart Festival Orchestra specialise in playing classics from the baroque era. They frequently perform in full 18th-century costume, bringing an evocative and elegant atmosphere to their concerts.
The Nutcracker — at the British Museum – 3, 6 and 8 Dec 2018 – Ballet Central will be putting on a very special performance of The Nutcracker inside the Great Hall at the British Museum
Handel’s Messiah at St Paul’s Cathedral – 6 Dec 2018 – Enjoy a performance of Handel's Messiah by the Cathedral Choir and the City of London Sinfonia at St Pauls Cathedral
Shostakovich, Richard Strauss and Alban Berg – 7 Dec 2018 – The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing some works by Shostakovich, Richard Strauss and Alban Berg at Barbican Hall.
Carols by Candlelight at the Tower of London – 8 Dec 2018 – Enjoy a Christmas carol concert inside the candlelit Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula at the Tower of London.
Carols by candlelight, and full 18th-century costume – 12 Dec 2018 – 'Carols by Candlelight' will include your favourite Christmas carols performed in a candlelit setting and full 18th-century costume.
Stravinsky, Szymanowski, Bartok, Bernstein and Golijov – 13 Dec 2018 – The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some music by Stravinsky, Szymanowski, Bartok, Bernstein at Barbican Hall.
Nigel Kennedy at Barbican Hall – 14 Dec 2018 – Hear violinist Nigel Kennedy and the Academy of Ancient Music play some classical music by JS Bach at Barbican Hall.
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Disclaimer: Event details can change at short notice and you should reconfirm everything before making plans