Classical music
Choral

London Philharmonic Orchestra: Christmas Oratorio

Part of Belief and Beyond Belief

Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra conclude our yearlong Belief & Beyond Belief festival with a performance of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.

At Christmas, the timeless cycle of the seasons and the rituals of belief swing into alignment.

As a church musician, Johann Sebastian Bach saw himself merely as a craftsman serving God. But when the six cantatas he wrote for the Christmas season are combined into this monumental Christmas Oratorio, the result is something so joyous, so strong and so richly inspired that conventional belief becomes unnecessary.

With four outstanding soloists and Vladimir Jurowski conducting, Belief and Beyond Belief ends with a work of art that can refresh any human spirit.

Performers

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Maria Keohane soprano
Anke Vondung mezzo-soprano
Jeremy Ovenden tenor
Stephan Loges bass-baritone
London Philharmonic Choir

Repertoire

JS Bach: Christmas Oratorio

Dates & times

16 Dec 2017
Approximate run time: 180 mins

where

Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

£10 - £65
Booking fee: £2.50 (Members £0.00)
£10, £14, £19, £25, £32, £39, £46, £65

Concessions

50% off (limited availability)
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need to know

Performance time
Please note start time of 7pm.

Part of Belief and Beyond Belief festival

Ticketing
Book multiple London Philharmonic Orchestra events in the same transaction and receive a discount.

3 – 4 events (10% discount)
5 – 7 events (15% discount)
8 – 10 events (20% discount)
11 – 14 events (25% discount)
15 or more events (30% discount)

The following concerts are not included in this offer: Meow Meow and London Philharmonic Orchestra: More Pandemonium... With a Festive Twist (4 Dec 2017) and A Golden Gala Evening: London Philharmonic Orchestra (27 Jan 2017).

before & after

Exterior view of Wagamama, Southbank Centre
Inspired by canteen-style Japanese noodle bars, Wagamama delivers lively pan-Asian food
Food from Skylon restaurant at the Southbank Centre
A beautiful restaurant, stylish grill and bar with unrivalled views of the London skyline