Music

Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

Pixar at the Royal Albert Hall

Y’all know I do some, ah, ‘unique’ things in London. But I was surprised as anyone to end up watching Pixar Movies at the Royal Albert Hall last weekend. On Friday I decided to have a bit of a clean up in my flat, and happened to go through the box that I keep all […]

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GUEST BLOG: How I learnt to use my eyes at a classical music performance.

I had a spare ticket to Britten’s War Requiem at the Royal Albert Hall and who better to give it to then the Audio Wave Ninja himself. Check out what he thought below: Maybe I shouldn’t have been listening to a South American electro-house DJ mix for 45minutes on the Tube immediately before attending a classical music […]

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Danny Elfman – music from the movies of Tim Burton at the Royal Albert Hall

Let’s be honest, I booked this one because I like going to weird things at the Royal Albert Hall. They are always endlessly entertaining and done to a high standard. I mean, I haven’t seen a Tim Burton movie in years. So on a cold Monday night I rocked up expecting nothing more than some […]

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Sunday morning coffee and Elton Johns piano at the Royal Albert Hall

Not every lovely experience in London has to cost the earth. The Royal Albert Hall hosts Classical Coffee Mornings for the grand old price of £11.  For that you get a coffee, a pastry and an hour of classical music played by students from the Royal College of Music. Oh, and in case I forget to […]

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For one night only, the Royal Albert Hall turned into a church – the first ever Gospel Proms

I have never been to the Proms before, but last week I was told that I couldn’t call myself a Londoner until I had been … So off I went! The standard Proms experience is to take cheese and wine to the top level of the Royal Albert Hall and sit on the bare concrete. […]

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I had forgotten how much I loved this song

This has been in everything recently, but thankfully this has just served to remind me how awesome it is. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jW_aWY5PubI?feature=player_detailpage&w=640&h=360]

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