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A guide to upcoming classical music concerts and operas in London.

Classical music, and Christmas carols

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 11:59

Where:  St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
When:  6 December 2014
Price:  £29, from stmartin-in-the-fields.org John Landor will be leading the London Musical Arts Ensemble in a selection of classical pieces by Handel, Corelli, Vivaldi and Bach.

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Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, at the Old Royal Naval College

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Old Royal Naval College, London
When:  6 December 2014
Price:  £20. See ornc.org Enjoy a performance of Bach's joyous masterpiece, in the splendour of Christopher Wren's Old Royal Naval College.

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London Philharmonic — Stravinsky, Birtwistle, Messiaen

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Royal Festival Hall, London
When:  6 December 2014
Price:  £9 to £65. See southbankcentre.co.uk Join conductor Vladimir Jurowski, pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard and the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, as they perform a selection of works by Stravinksy, Messiaen and a UK premiere by Sir Harrison Birtwistle.

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Alices Adventures In Wonderland at Royal Opera House, London

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Royal Opera House, London
When:  6, 10, 16, 19, 22, 23, 24, 27, 31 December 2014, 10, 12, 15 & 16 January 2015
Price:  See roh.org.uk   [Ticketmaster.co.uk]   [Viagogo.co.uk]"Alice's Adventures In Wonderland" brings Lewis Carroll's wonderful characters to life through ballet.

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Free lunchtime concert, at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 11:59

Where:  St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
When:  5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 29 & 30 December 2014
Price:  Free. See stmartin-in-the-fields.org St Martin-in-the-Fields church in Trafalgar Square has a proud history of hosting some of London's best live classical music events.

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Tristan Und Isolde at Royal Opera House, London

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Royal Opera House, London
When:  5, 8, 11, 14, 17 & 21 December 2014
Price:  £999.999 to £999.999, from roh.org.uk   [Ticketmaster.co.uk]   [GetMeIn.com]   [Viagogo.co.uk]Wagner's great "Tristan and Isolde" tells the story of two lovers who have been promised to another.

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Handel, Vivaldi and Bach

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Royal Festival Hall, London
When:  5 December 2014
Price:  £14.50 to £48. See southbankcentre.co.uk Join conductor Andrew Nethsingha, the St John's College Choir and the English Chamber Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Handel, Vivaldi and Bach.

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R Strauss, Mozart, Humperdinck — Philharmonia Orchestra

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Royal Festival Hall, London
When:  4 December 2014
Price:  £9 to £48. See southbankcentre.co.uk Join conductor Juraj Valcuha, pianist Jonathan Biss, soprano Olena Tokar and the Philharmonia Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, as they perform a selection of all-Russian works by R Strauss, Mozart and Humperdinck.

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London Chamber Orchestra — Elgar, Sibelius and Shostakovich

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Cadogan Hall, London
When:  3 December 2014
Price:  £10 to £35, from cadoganhall.com Join conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy, cellist Alexey Stadler and the London Chamber Orchestra at Cadogan Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Elgar, Sibelius and Shostakovich.

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London Philharmonic — Szymanowski, Scriabin and Rachmaninov

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Royal Festival Hall, London
When:  3 December 2014
Price:  £9 to £65. See southbankcentre.co.uk Join conductor Vladimir Jurowski, pianist Igor Levit and the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, as they perform a selection of works by Szymanowski, Scriabin and Rachmaninov.

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Kyung-Wha Chung, playing Mozart, Bach, Prokofiev

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Royal Festival Hall, London
When:  2 December 2014
Price:  £10 to £40. See southbankcentre.co.uk Join conductor pianist Kevin Kenner and violinist Kyung-Wha Chung at the Royal Festival Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Mozart, Prokofiev, Bach and Cesar Franck.

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Ceremony of Carols, at Westminster Cathedral

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Westminster Cathedral, London
When:  2 December 2014
Price:  £10 to £50. See westminstercathedral.org.uk   [Ticketmaster.co.uk]  Get into the Christmas spirit with Westminster Cathedral's annual performance of Benjamin Britten's "Ceremony of Carols", by Martin Baker and the Choristers of Westminster Cathedral.

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RAF in Concert — with Ken Bruce

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Cadogan Hall, London
When:  2 December 2014
Price:  £21 to £31, from cadoganhall.com BBC Radio 2's Ken Bruce will be compering a rousing night of musical entertainment to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Red Arrows.

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Katherine Jenkins at Royal Festival Hall, London

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Royal Festival Hall, London
When:  1 December 2014
Price:  £25 to £75, from royalalberthall.com The Huawei Winter Concert is an evening of music and song in support of the Prince's Trust.

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Beethoven’s cello sonatas

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Purcell Room, London
When:  1 December 2014
Price:  £10 to £15, from southbankcentre.co.uk Join cellist Joy Lisney and pianist James Lisney in the Purcell Room, as they perform Beethoven's "Cello Sonata No1 in F", "Cello Sonata No2 in G minor", "Cello Sonata No3 in A", "Cello Sonata No4 in C" and "Cello Sonata No5 in D".

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Messiah from Scratch — at the Royal Albert Hall

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Royal Albert Hall, London
When:  30 November 2014
Price:  See royalalberthall.com Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a rendition of Handel's "Messiah".

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Britten’s “War Requiem”

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Cadogan Hall, London
When:  30 November 2014
Price:  £10 to £30, from cadoganhall.com Join conductor Orlando Jopling and the Royal Orchestral Society at Cadogan Hall, as they perform Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem", in which traditional Latin texts are interspersed with poems by Wilfred Owen.

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The Massed Bands of the Household Division

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Cadogan Hall, London
When:  28-29 November 2014
Price:  £15 to £25, from cadoganhall.com The Massed Bands of the Household Division boast some of the finest military musicians in the country, and this concert promises to be a wonderful evening full of great music, pomp and grandeur.

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Don Quixote at Royal Opera House, London

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Royal Opera House, London
When:  25, 27, 28 November, 12, 15, 20, 29, 30 December 2014, 3, 5, 7, 8, 14, 19, 21 & 22 January 2015"Don Quixote" tells the story of Kitri and Basilio, whose happy love is threatened by her father's attempts to persuade his unwilling daughter into a more suitable (and lucrative) match with the rich nobleman Gamache.

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L Elisir D Amore at Royal Opera House, London

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:59

Where:  Royal Opera House, London
When:  18, 26, 29 November, 4, 9 & 13 December 2014
Price:  £33 to £163, from roh.org.uk   [Ticketmaster.co.uk]   [Viagogo.co.uk]"L'elisir d'amore" is a jolly comedy opera by Gaetano Donizetti.

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