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To mark the 150th anniversary of Berlioz's death, American conductor John Nelson will be leading the Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus and London Philharmonic Choir in a performance of the composer's monumental requiem, Grande Messe des Mortes, at St Paul's Cathedral.
During his second visit to London in 1851 Berlioz actually attended a performance at St Paul's himself: "It was the most amazing thing I have never seen or heard," he said. "As moving in its immense grandeur, arranged in a colossal amphitheatre."
> Craig’s review of St. Paul’s – “One of the things that I have always liked about St. Paul's Cathedral is the lousy piece of street planning outside the front door. As you walk up Ludgate Hill you'll expect to see the grand facade block off the top like a great barn door, but with the way the street curves over the brow all you get is three-quarters of the front. It's the worst piece of street planni… continued”
Lunchtime concerts at St. Martin-in-the-Fields – 1 Apr to 29 Jul 2019 (selected dates only) – St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
Wagner, Rachmaninov and Manuel de Falla – 25 Apr 2019 – The Royal Philharmonic will be playing music by Wagner, Rachmaninov and Manuel de Falla at Cadogan Hall.
Francois-Xavier Roth conducting Ravel – 25 Apr 2019 – François-Xavier Roth and the London Symphony Orchestra will be performing a selection of classical tunes by Ravel at Barbican Hall.
Man Of La Mancha at London Coliseum – 26 Apr to 8 Jun 2019 – Kelsey Grammer will be starring alongside Danielle de Niese and Nicholas Lyndhurst in Man of La Mancha
Man Of La Mancha at Barbican Hall – 26 Apr 2019 – Violinist Nicola Benedetti and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be playing some works by Elgar and Dvorak.
Man Of La Mancha at Cadogan Hall – 1 May 2019 – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing classical music by Enescu, Saint-Saens, Porumbescu and Mozart at Cadogan Hall.
Man Of La Mancha at Barbican Hall – 1 May 2019 – Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Harrison Birtwistle and John Adams.
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