ROYAL ALBERT HALL May 2013 Listings

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Box Office:  +44 (0)20 7589 8212   Open 7 days a week 9:00am – 9:00pm

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Thursday 2 May, 7.30pm

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA:

SYMPHONIC ROCK

 

Experience the thrill of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing legendary rock anthems.

 

Tickets: £15 – £55

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Friday 3 May, 7.00pm

DORSET’S MOVIE MASH-UP

 

This concert will bring together young performers from Dorset.

 

Tickets: £12 – £40

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Saturday 4 May, 7.30pm

PROM PRAISE

 

The exciting return of Prom Praise for another visit to the Royal Albert Hall.

 

Tickets: £5 – £34

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Sunday 5 May, 8.00pm

THE NIGHT OF 1000 STARS

 

Once again thrill to the sound of some stellar performers from London and New York, for a never to be forgotten night of musicals.

 

Tickets: £15.50 – £67.50

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Monday 6 May, 6.30pm

SHREYA GHOSHAL

 

Experience an ethereal musical evening with the Queen of Melody, Bollywood icon Shreya Ghoshal.

 

Tickets: £35 – £100

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Tuesday 7 May, 7.00pm

A CELEBRATION OF CHILDHOOD

 

1,500 pupils from Thomas’s London Day Schools will perform in this celebration of childhood, which promises to be a memorable and uplifting event.

 

Tickets: £20 – £37.50

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Wednesday 8 – Thursday 9 May, 7.30pm

LEONA LEWIS

 

The record-breaking superstar performs her first solo shows at the Royal Albert Hall as part of her first UK tour in three years. 

 

Tickets: £35 – £65

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Friday 10 May, 7.30pm

MARIO BIONDI & INCOGNITO

 

Mario Biondi premieres his new album Sun. With special guests Incognito, Omar, James Taylor and Jim Mullen.

 

Tickets: £32.50 – £47.50

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Saturday 11 May, 6.30pm

STARS IN THE ROUND

 

Some of the best dance schools from across the UK perform a variety of exciting disciplines and styles to a 360 degree audience.

 

Tickets: £22 – £42

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Sunday 12 May, 7.30pm

GILBERT & SULLIVAN GALA

 

Scratch Concerts present something completely different – an evening about as far removed (chorally speaking) from oratorio as you can get: the topsy turvy world of Gilbert & Sullivan.

 

Tickets: £16 – £42

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Monday 13 – Tuesday 14 May, 10.15am

HTB LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

 

HTB, the UK’s largest Anglican church, hosts a Leadership Conference bringing together over 5,000 leaders from around the world.

 

Tickets: £57.50

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Wednesday 15 May, 7.30pm

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA:

FILM MUSIC ORCHESTRA

 

Lights! Camera! Action! The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra pays homage to the magnificent world of film music.

 

Tickets: £15 – £55

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Friday 17 – Sunday 26 May, 7.30pm

ERIC CLAPTON

 

The legendary guitarist returns, celebrating his 50th year as a professional musician.

 

Tickets: £35 – £95 (returns only)

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Wednesday 22 May, 7.30pm

ZUCCHERO

 

Zucchero returns following the release of new album La Sesión Cubana. 

 

Tickets: £25 – £42.50

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Saturday 25 May, 8.00pm

ROGER HODGSON

 

Former Supertramp frontman Roger Hodgson, known for timeless hits including The Logical Song and Give a Little Bit, will return to the Hall as part of his Breakfast in America band tour.

Tickets: £32.50 – £48

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Monday 27 May – Saturday 1 June, 7.30pm

MARK KNOPFLER

 

One of the most critically and commercially successful artists of all time is set to return to the Royal Albert Hall for 6 special nights.

 

Tickets: £37.50 – £57.50 (returns only)

 

 

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ELGAR ROOM

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Tuesday 14 May, 8pm

CATRIN FINCH

 

Described as ‘The Queen of Harps,’ Catrin Finch performs her own arrangement of Bach’s Goldberg Variations.

 

Tickets: £18.50

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Thursday 16 May, 8pm

THE CORONAS

 

After filling arenas over in Ireland, indie band The Coronas come to the Elgar Room for an intimate performance.

 

Tickets: £10

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Sunday 19 May, 7pm

AMY DICKSON

 

Saxophonist Amy Dickson makes her Elgar Room debut.

 

Tickets: £15

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CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNINGS

Enjoy music by exciting young classical music artists in partnership with the Royal College of Music.

 

Sunday 5 May, 11am
Martin James Bartlett [Junior]

Sunday 12 May, 11am
Amy Tress and Alison Rhind

Sunday 19 May, 11am
Son Quartet

Sunday 26 May, 11am
Quartet for the End of Times

 

Tickets: £11 (including drink and a pastry)

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LATE NIGHT JAZZ

Enjoy late night jazz by dynamic young artists, cocktails and fabulous food. Supported by Markson Pianos.

 

Thursday 9 May, 9.45pm
Savoy Super Five

Thursday 23 May, 9.45pm

Anthony Strong

Thursday 30 May, 9.45pm
Kai Hoffman Quartet

 

Tickets:  9 & 30 May £12; 23 May £15

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CAFÉ CONSORT

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IGNITE – FREE LUNCHTIME MUSIC

 

Free lunchtime jazz and world music from 12 noon – just turn up and enjoy in the relaxed atmosphere of the Café.

 

Friday 17 May, 12 noon

Giacomo Smith and Robin Katz’s Club Royale

Thursday 23 May, 12 noon

Out of the Loop [Junior]

Friday 24 May, 12 noon

Peter Michaels Trio

Friday 31 May

Ma Polaine’s Great Decline

 

Free Entry

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IGNITE BRUNCH

 

Enjoy a two-course brunch menu and vibrant live music  from 12 noon. The perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy a lazy Sunday brunch!

 

Sunday 12 May, 12 noon
Musica Paradiso

Sunday 19 May, 12 noon
Sumaya Flamenco

 

Tickets: £28.50, £15 for under 12s – includes brunch

 

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FAMILY IGNITE

 

Tuesday 28 May, 12pm & 2.30pm

PRINCES & PRINCESSES

 

The Royal Albert Hall presents another fun packed family concert performed by the Hall’s very own Albert’s Band. Children are encouraged to come in their favourite regal outfits!

 

Tickets: £5 Adult, £3 Child

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REFLECT- FREE EXHIBITION SERIES

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Wednesday 29 May – Monday 1 July

FUNNY TUMMY

 

Funny Tummy is a talented illustrator and graphic designer. He was inspired to take up art at an early age by this brother and gained widespread recognition after producing an impromptu illustration of Rihanna, which led to the singer requesting more information on his work. He has since been commissioned to do numerous portraits by music artists including Tinie Tempah and Wretch 32. He has also provided work for Adidas and Universal.

 

Free Open Days:

Saturday 1 June 10am – 3pm

Saturday 8 June 10am – 3pm

Sunday 30 June 10am – 3pm

 

Free Entry

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TOURS

 

Join our entertaining guides for a journey through the fascinating history of this iconic building and experience the excitement inside one of the most famous entertainment venues in the world. For further information please call the Box Office.

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EVENTS PREVIEW

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June 2013

2                                              Coronation Singalong

2                                              Coronation Classics

3                                              Bruce Forsyth – Bruce Live

4-6                                          Elvis Costello & The Imposters

7                                              Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: The Great Classics – Ode to Joy
12-23                                     Swan Lake

25-26                                     Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

27                                           Bonnie Raitt

30                                           Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson plays Thick as a Brick 1 & 2

 

September 2013

16                                           Deacon Blue

25                                           Nicola Benedetti

28                                           Beethoven’s Ninth

 

October 2013

3                                              International Ballroom Dancing Championships 2013

4                                              Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: The Very Best of John Barry

5                                              Sezen Aksu

6                                              Grand Organ Gala

7                                              Danny Elfman’s music from the films of Tim Burton

8-9                                          Corsby, Stills & Nash

15                                           Al Steward performs ‘Year of the Cat’;

16                                           Tony Hadley performs the hits of Spandau Ballet

20                                           Steven Wilson

21                                           Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club™;

22                                           Brit Floyd presents P-U-L-S-E 2013

24                                           Steve Hackett: Genesis Revisited II

26                                           Carmina Burana

27                                           Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Grand Opera Gala

 

November 2013

2                                              Kernowyon A Gan (Men of Cornwall Sing)

4                                              An Evening with Bryan Ferry

6                                              Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Best of Broadway

10                                           Britten War Requiem

15 & 17                                  Lang Lang

16                                           Disney Fantasia: Live in Concert

22-24                                     Classical Spectacular: Celebrating 25 Years

29 & 30                                  Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, with Melanie C

 

December 2013

4-8                                          Statoil Masters Tennis

12                                           Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: John Rutter’s Christmas Celebration 

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