Best Christmas concerts to book ahead
From Herbert Howells to Handel's Messiah: here are London's best Christmas concerts to get you into the yuletide spirit
From early sacred music to Jingle Bells, there is something for all moods in a concert of music to usher in Christmas Eve
Read more ...Messiah is often sung and played by enormous forces, but smaller ensembles like this bring an electrifying directness and pace to the great oratorio
Read more ...An uplifting work for Christmas that brings together six seasonal cantatas into a joyous and illuminating whole
Read more ...Handel made London his home, and not so far from where he lived his music is still played in the manner he would have known
Read more ...From story-telling in song in Handel's Messiah to a folk-based celebration of winter, Christmas at Kings Place is a festival in music.
Read more ...Music inspired by the Christmas story written over the centuries and performed by ensembles ancient and modern
Read more ...Players and singers in 18th-century attire bring to life the London-based world of composer Handel
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