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The Big Sing at Royal Albert Hall. Aled Jones, five thousand singers and guests perform a sing-along of favourite hymns for broadcast on BBC One in October and December. Dress code is smart casual.

 

About Royal Albert Hall

Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's iconic oval walls. One of London's most versatile venues, it is a favourite of performers from Jose Carreras to Kylie Minogue. More about Royal Albert Hall


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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £298  39% off
Palace Gate, W8 | 5 minutes from The Big Sing
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1 Kensington Court, W8 | 8 minutes from The Big Sing
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Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Big Sing
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Whole Foods Market
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6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from The Big Sing
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189 - 190 Queens Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Big Sing
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Classical For Kids: All About That BassClassical For Kids: All About That BassBuggies, babies and budding musicians are all invited as Albert's Band double bass player Alice Kent performs Bach and Saint-Saens. She is joined by fellow double bassists Ben Russell, Laurence Ungless and Lucy Shaw.2017-09-23T11:00:00+01002017-09-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Afternoon Tea With Live Opera: Felicity HaywardAfternoon Tea With Live Opera: Felicity HaywardThe London-based Trinity College Of Music graduate and award-winning soprano performs works including Handel's La Speranza, Offenbach's Elle A Fui La Tourterelle and J Strauss's Czardas. The scones are home-made.2017-09-23T15:00:00+01002017-09-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/London Philharmonic Choir: Beethoven's NinthRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra/London Philharmonic Choir: Beethoven's NinthAndrew Nethsingha conducts the ensembles as they perform the composer's Piano Concerto No 5 and Symphony No 9.2017-09-23T18:45:00+01002017-09-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Classical Coffee Mornings: Bach String QuartetClassical Coffee Mornings: Bach String QuartetTuck into a hot drink and a pastry as postgraduate musicians from the Royal College of Music and Guildhall School of Music perform Haydn's String Quartet In G and Debussy's String Quartet In G Minor.2017-09-24T11:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Chico ChicaChico ChicaA five-piece band led by composer Barbara Snow and lyricist Tom Hannah, which takes myriad elements from around the world including samba, salsa, rai, jazz, tango, calypso, hip-hop and cabaret.2017-09-24T12:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Twenty-Five Years Of Theatretrain: A CelebrationTwenty-Five Years Of Theatretrain: A CelebrationA gala performance with live orchestra.2017-09-24T18:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Heemoon Lee & PreludeHeemoon Lee & PreludeThe singer presents a show created for the National Theatre Of Korea, which combines folk music with jazz to take a humorous look at changing male and female roles.2017-09-24T20:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Wilko JohnsonWilko JohnsonThe former Dr Feelgood guitarist from Canvey Island performs his own take on rhythm'n'blues and classic rock.2017-09-26T19:30:00+01002017-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Diana KrallDiana KrallThe singer performs in support of her latest album and celebrates the Great American Songbook.2017-09-27T19:30:00+01002017-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Ollie HowellOllie HowellThe multi-award-winning drummer, instrumentalist, composer, producer and broadcaster performs in support of his latest album, Self Identity.2017-09-28T21:30:00+01002017-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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