Events in this series

Handel's Messiah

Sunday 3 December 2017, 6.00pm

Handel's Messiah

Tenebrae & English Chamber Orchestra

The English Chamber Orchestra and Baroque music expert Nigel Short and his famous chamber choir Tenebrae have teamed up to recreate the grandeur, the glory and the pure...

The Rat Pack at Christmas

Saturday 9 December 2017, 7.30pm

The Rat Pack at Christmas

The Definitive Rat Pack brings you an evening of festive classics and all-time favourites, including White Christmas, Baby It’s Cold Outside, Let It Snow, I’ve Got You Under...

Rimsky-Korsakov: Christmas Eve

Sunday 10 December 2017, 7.00pm

Rimsky-Korsakov: Christmas Eve

Chelsea Opera Group Chorus and Orchestra

This captivating opera involves a warm-hearted witch, an altruistic Devil and a reckless quest for the slippers worn by the Russian tsarina. This is no ordinary Christmas Eve....

John Lewis Partnership Music Society

Tuesday 12 December 2017, 7.30pm

John Lewis Partnership Music Society

The Choirs of the John Lewis Partnership and Cavendish Ensemble perform Vaughan Williams' The First Nowell, Tchaikovsky's Suite from The Sleeping Beauty and carols for choir and...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday 13 December 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A Choral Christmas

Join the Orchestra and the City of London Choir for a classical Christmas celebration including stunning pieces by Vaughan Williams and Howells, as well as your favourite popular...

Barts Choir sings Bach and Handel

Thursday 14 December - Friday 15 December 2017

Barts Choir sings Bach and Handel

The choir performs Bach's Christmas Oratorio (parts I-III) and Handel's Foundling Hospital Anthem, closing with the Hallelujah chorus from Messiah.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Cracker

Saturday 16 December 2017, 3.00pm and 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Cracker

Don’t miss this fun, festive favourite, featuring West End singers Graham Bickley and Anna-Jane Casey, hit Christmas songs, best-loved carols and plenty of joy and...

Only Men Aloud

Sunday 17 December 2017, 7.00pm

Only Men Aloud

Support: Natasha Cook Jenkins

Welsh male vocal group Only Men Aloud have announced a new Christmas show to get audiences into the festive spirit with dates across the UK. Only Men Aloud have been...

The Sixteen

Monday 18 December - Tuesday 19 December 2017

The Sixteen

Glory to the Christ Child

A beautifully festive collection of music from the 16th century to the present day, with works by Palestrina and Lassus, carols by Howells and Rutter, Poulenc’s joyful Quatre...

The Snowman and Carnival of the Animals

Wednesday 20 December 2017, 1.30pm and 4.30pm

The Snowman and Carnival of the Animals

Mozart Symphony Orchestra

A film screening of The Snowman with the Mozart Symphony Orchestra providing a live soundtrack, and Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals, with lots of extras and fun surprises!

Father Christmas and Peter and the Wolf

Thursday 21 December 2017, 1.30pm and 4.30pm

Father Christmas and Peter and the Wolf

Mozart Symphony Orchestra

Raymond Brigg’s Father Christmas is brought to life on the big screen with live orchestral accompaniment and actors providing the dialogue and sound effects. Prokofiev’s...

The Bach Choir

Friday 22 December 2017, 7.30pm

The Bach Choir

Carols at Cadogan

A festive evening of Christmas music sung by The Bach Choir, with London City Brass and Philip Scriven at the organ, featuring some of the best carols old and new, and of course...

The Temple Church Choir

Saturday 23 December 2017, 7.30pm

The Temple Church Choir

A selection of works displaying the beauty and joy of Christmas music, both sacred and secular: from sparkling arrangements of old favourites to more tender offerings from the...

London Concertante

Wednesday 27 December 2017, 7.30pm

London Concertante

Viennese Christmas Spectacular

London Concertante celebrates Christmas with a host of wonderful Viennese music, including works by the ‘King of Waltzes’ Johann Strauss II, including his masterpiece, the...

Rainer Hersch Orkestra

Sunday 31 December 2017, 7.00pm

Rainer Hersch Orkestra

The New Year's Eve Bash

Rainer Hersch (BBC Radio 4 & Classic FM) takes to the stage with his very own orchestra of madcap virtuosos to welcome the New Year with an unforgettable evening of laughter and...