Classical music

The Food of Love

Part of Classical Season 2018/19

Hear Shakespeare’s extraordinary words with choral and orchestral music interludes from stage and screen, performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

The concert features work by composers Craig Armstrong (Romeo + Juliet), Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare in Love), William Walton (Henry V Suite), Henry Purcell and Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Nigel Hess’ beautiful scores from Royal Shakespeare Company productions.

The Bard’s most famous speeches are vividly brought to life alongside scandalous backstage anecdotes to create a night to remember.

Artists may be subject to change. All details correct at time of going on sale.

Dates & times

16 Apr 2019
Approximate run time: 120 mins
Run times may vary, find out more


Royal Festival Hall


£10 - £50
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)

Multi-buy discount

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Multi-buy discount
Book multiple Royal Philharmonic Orchestra events in the same transaction and receive a discount: 2 – 3 events (15% discount); 4 or more events (25% discount). Events must be in the 2018/19 season.


25% off (limited availability)
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