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Harry Bicket will be directing the English Concert and the Clarion Choir at Barbican Hall, with vocalists Brenda Rae, Elizabeth De Shong and Ailish Tynan.
They will be performing Handel's story of the princess Semele, who loves someone a bit out of her league: none other than the King of the Gods himself!
Jupiter takes Semele as his mistress but then his jealous wife Juno discovers the relationship, and swears vengeance on her. She begins to plot Semele’s downfall with the help of Somnus, the god of sleep, but then Jupiter transforms into a blazing cloud of thunder and lightning...
Handel’s Messiah at the Royal Festival Hall – 12 Dec 2019 – A combined choir of 350 voices will be performing Handel's Messiah alongside Brian Wright and the Philharmonia Orchestra.
Handel’s Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall – 18 Dec 2019 – Christmas doesn't officially start until you've heard a spine-tingling performance of Handel's "Messiah" at the Royal Albert Hall.
Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro – 4 Jul 2019 – The Academy of Ancient Music will be giving a performance of Mozart's comedy opera The Marriage of Figaro at Barbican Hall
An Evening of Christmas Classics at the Barbican – 20 Dec 2019 – Join the London Concert Orchestra and City of London Choir for an evening of Christmas classical music at Barbican Hall.
Guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall – Every day – This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the famous auditorium.
Sunday organ recitals at St Paul’s Cathedral – Every Sun (apart from the last Sun of the month) – Listen to one of the country's finest organists play on the Grand Organ at St Paul's every Sunday
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