Don’t miss the majestic sounds of monumental music for massed choirs and orchestra, filling the magnificent surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall, in this spectacular celebration of timeless choral classics. Featuring the acclaimed City of London Choir, Brighton Festival Chorus and star tenor Andres Presno.
Enjoy thrilling highlights from: Verdi’s Requiem (Sanctus), Orff’s Carmina Burana (O Fortuna), Handel’s Messiah (Hallelujah Chorus), Mozart’s Requiem (Lacrymosa) and Wagner’s Tannhäuser (Pilgrim’s Chorus), as well as Parry’s I Was Glad and Jerusalem, Arne’s Rule Britannia!, Handel’s Zadok the Priest … and much more!
Jac van Steen Conductor
Andres Presno Tenor
City of London Choir
Brighton Festival Chorus
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
This concert is one of the headline events of Love Classical at the Royal Albert Hall. Hear some of today’s finest artists performing much-loved repertoire in the home of classical music.
Patrick Ness’s piercing novel A Monster Calls is brought vividly to life in the Olivier award winning production by visionary director Sally Cookson (Jane Eyre, National Theatre). Thirteen-year-old Conor and his mum have managed just fine since his dad moved away. But now his mum is sick and not getting any better. His grandmother won’t stop interfering and the kids at school won’t look him in the eye. Then, one night, Conor is woken by something at his window. A monster has come walking. It’s come to tell Conor tales from when it walked before. And when it’s finished, Conor must tell his own story and face his deepest fears. From the critically acclaimed bestseller, A Monster Calls offers a dazzling insight into love, life and healing.
The worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton returns to the UK, delivered in a show that boasts the scale and spectacle that marked the bands’ legendary live performances.
‘A kind of magic. Spectacular. Magnifico!’ The Sun
‘An Unmissable event and a sumptuous piece of musical theatre. The Show Must Go On, and on’ Capital Radio
‘Exhilarating and great fun’ Time Magazine
Since 2002 over 16 million theatergoers in 19 countries have been thrilled by this awe-inspiring production featuring Queen’s biggest hits including We Are The Champions, I Want To Break Free, Don’t Stop Me Now, Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites The Dust and of course, We Will Rock You. A musical phenomenon not to be missed!
Join Ballet Theatre UK as they delve into the romantic world of Jane Austen with their classical adaptation of Sense and Sensibility.
Following the lives of the Dashwood sisters, this full-length ballet explores the romantic twists and turns of society life in the late 18th century. One is charmed by the goodness of a gent while the other is swept off her feet by a dashing and mysterious man. Torn between following the heart and head the girls experience love and heart break as they seek to find their place in society.
Set to a glorious score, true to the era, this ballet holds the essence of a true period drama combing heart wrenching pas de deux and stunning classical ballet. Featuring striking costumes and set, inspired by iconic British artists of the ear (Gainsborough/Turner) this production promises to be a highlight of your season.
Sense and Sensibility will leave you wondering ‘When reputation is everything, how do you follow your heart?’
“A ballet company of great achievement” - The Dancing Times
“Glittering costumes, expressive dancers . . . a pleasure to witness a production of this calibre” - Dance Europe
EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE - The Musical. The smash-hit musical comes to Norwich, featuring West End star Layton Williams and EastEnders’ much-loved Shane Richie as Hugo/Loco Chanelle both reprising their roles from the critically acclaimed West End production. Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. Jamie is going to be a sensation. With an original score of catchy pop tunes by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae (Doctor Who), this brand-new musical will have everybody talking about Jamie for years to come. Funny, fabulous and feel-good, this is a musical sensation not to be missed!