Classical music never goes out of fashion. Sitting perfectly whatever the weather, here at the Grand Royale Hotel London, we love to hear of classical music concerts popping up around our great city.
So what are the best classical music concerts coming to London this summer?
The biggest classical music festival on earth comes to London every summer. Taking place between 14 July and 9 September this year, the Proms are world-famous. Playing a wide range of classical music in a season of informal concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, the BBC Proms offer a platform for well-known singers, musicians, orchestras, and soloists from across the world with a broad programme of music to showcase their talents.
Designed to open up classical music, the Proms are incredibly affordable. A seated adult ticket costs starts at just £7.50, with a standing (promming) adult ticket coming in at £6.00.
Hans Zimmer Live
Hans Zimmer, one of the most well-respected film score composer and record producers in the world, is coming to London this summer to shed new light on some of the most famous tracks in the world. Taking place on 15 June at the SSE Arena, Wembley, the Academy Award, Golden Globe, Tony Award and Grammy Award-winning German composer will perform a selection of his 100-plus film scores – with the help of an expert orchestra. So go on, lose yourself in the themes from the Lion King, Inception, The Dark Knight, and many, many more. There’s also set to be a few special guest appearances in the second half.
Tickets are priced at between £77.82 and £88.82 per ticket.
Belmont Ensemble of London: Bach, Handel And Vivaldi By Candlelight
A romantic musical extravaganza at St Martin-In-The-Fields, the Belmont Ensemble of London will be conducted by Peter Dyson and is due to feature some of the most famous classical music ever recorded. Set to include, Bach’s Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring, Brandenburg Concerto No 3 and Air On The G String, Handel’s Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba and Concerto Grosso No 11 and Vivaldi’s Sinfonia Alla Rustica, Autumn and Summer From Four Seasons and Concerto For Two Violins In A Minor, the evening performance is not to be missed for classical music fans.
Tickets are currently available, priced between £14.00 and £22.00 per ticket.
We think you’ll agree, London is one of the homes of classical music, and there really is nowhere finer to catch a live performance if you’re a music fan.
If any of these have piqued your interest for a cultural foray to the capital, getting a central hotel is key to maximizing your stay. Hyde Park is a perfect place to stay in the summer months, with a whole range of activities taking place in and around the park, so if you’re looking for Hyde Park accommodation, get in touch with us. Our luxury hotel is located opposite the park and offers striking views over the city and famous Royal Park.