What's On - December 2017

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The Telegraph Legends Series presents John Cleese

Friday 1 December 2017, 7.30pm

The Telegraph Legends Series presents John Cleese

Best known for his appearances in Fawlty Towers and Monty Python, Cleese is one of Britain’s greatest comedy legends. He looks back on his life and greatest work and discuss his...

Henning Wehn

Saturday 2 December 2017, 7.30pm

Henning Wehn

Westphalia is not an option

Join German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn for an evening of Teutonic jolliness at its best. After his last show tackled those well-known staples of light entertainment that are...

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...

Children & the Arts Carol Concert

Monday 4 December 2017, 7.30pm

Children & the Arts Carol Concert

Join Children & the Arts at Holy Trinity Church for a festive evening filled with music and readings to celebrate the start of the Christmas season, with special celebrity guests,...

Opera Prelude Lecture Series: ‘We Three Kings’

Tuesday 5 December 2017, 10.30am

Opera Prelude Lecture Series: ‘We Three Kings’

Three of Verdi’s unusual, usurping & unhinged monarchs, from Nabucco, Macbeth & Un giorno di regno

Taking three of Verdi’s relatively early works we delve into the musical handling of Verdi’s monarchs. In these three operas Verdi’s characters utilise disguise, deception...

London Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday 5 December 2017, 7.30pm

London Chamber Orchestra

Exploring Emotions: Love of Homeland and Wanderlust

Vladimir Ashkenazy continues the LCO's emotions series with Vaughan Williams' Tallis Fantasia and Songs of Travel, and Dvořák's 'New World' Symphony.

Scarlet and Gold - The Bands of the Household Division

Wednesday 6 December - Thursday 7 December 2017

Scarlet and Gold - The Bands of the Household Division

The Bands of The Household Division present their glittering winter concert ‘Scarlet and Gold’, an inspiring repertoire of traditional and modern music that celebrates the...

Moulettes + 9Bach

Friday 8 December 2017, 6.00pm

Moulettes + 9Bach

With support: Ayanna Witter-Johnson

A double bill of one of the UK’s most unique touring bands, Moulettes, and Welsh alternative folk outfit 9Bach.

Handel's Messiah

Friday 8 December 2017, 7.30pm

Handel's Messiah

The Schola Cantorum of The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School

A performance of Messiah at Holy Trinity Church by The Schola Cantorum of The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School in aid of the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.

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...

Sloane Square Choral Society and Orchestra

Sunday 10 December 2017, 6.00pm

Sloane Square Choral Society and Orchestra

Haydn: The Creation

A performance of Haydn's The Creation at Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Square.

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....

The Children's Trust Candlelit Christmas Concert

Monday 11 December 2017, 7.30pm

The Children's Trust Candlelit Christmas Concert

Atmospheric candlelit christmas concert at Holy Trinity Church in aid of The Children's Trust, hosted by journalist and BBC news presenter Nicholas Owen.

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...

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