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Royal Albert Hall Announces Their October Events

Royal Albert Hall Announces Their October Events

ROYAL Albert Hall October 2009 Listings

Box Office: +44 (0)20 7589 8212 Open 7 days a week 9:00am - 9:00pm
Online booking is available for most events. Please visit the website: www.royalalberthall.com

THE FOUR SEASONS BY CANDLELIGHT

Saturday 3 October, 7.30pm

A charming evening of beautiful 18th Century classics featuring a special 250th anniversary celebration of Handel's choral masterpieces, performed in full period costume in an evocative candle-lit style setting.

Tickets: £43.50- £13

Presented by: Raymond Gubbay Ltd

ignite Brunch- OH LA LA!

Sunday 4 October, 11.30am

Café Consort- Door 12

A hearty serving of Parisian folk music, unforgettable jazz standards and the occasional pop tune!

Tickets: £25 (includes a two-course meal)

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

Reflection- EXPLORERS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM

Sunday 4 October, 5.00pm

Café Consort- Door 12

To complement this month's reflect exhibition, Professor John Zarnecki, a leading figure in astronomy will give us an engaging and personal account of his experiences exploring the far reaches of the Solar System. This will be followed by a private view of the exhibition.

Tickets: £6.50 (includes a glass of wine)

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall and Max Alexander

Andy Williams

Monday 5 October, 7.30pm

With 18 gold and 3 platinum albums to his name, legendary American pop singer Andy Williams returns to the Hall this autumn to perform his greatest hits including Moon River, Can't Take My Eyes Off You and Music to Watch Girls By.

VIP Stalls fine dining packages are available. Please ask the Box Office for details.

Tickets: £60- £30

Presented by: Kennedy Street Enterprises

Ignite- THE DIRTY ROBBERS

Friday 9 October, 12noon

Café Consort- Door 12

Combing stylish punk with jaunty guitar rhythms to create an in-your-face live spectacle!

Tickets: Free Entry

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

MAXIMO PARK

Friday 9 October, 7.30pm

After breaking records at Glastonbury earlier this year by having the largest attendance ever for an opening act, Maximo Park come to the Hall to showcase tracks from their critically acclaimed third album Quicken The Heart.

Tickets: £29.50- £18.50

Presented by: SJM Concerts

THE CULT

Saturday 10 October, 8.00pm

Renowned for blending an eclectic mix of influences to create a sound completely their own, The Cult come to the Hall to perform their 1985 hit album Love in its entirety.

Tickets: £35- £20 (limited availability)

Presented by: Live Nation

ORQUESTA BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB

Tuesday 13 October, 7.30pm

Buena Vista Social Club stalwarts, in an 11 piece band direct from Havana, take audiences on a musical excursion from their original recordings in 1996 to the present day.

Tickets: £40- £25

Presented by: Como No Promotions Ltd

INTERNATIONAL BALLROOM DANCING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Thursday 15 October, 5.45pm

The annual International Ballroom Dancing Championships returns to the Hall for its 57th competition.

Tickets: £38- £18 (Grand Tier boxes- £444 per box, Loggia boxes- £470 per box)

Presented by: Dance News Special Projects

Ignite- RITARY GAGUENETTI QUARTET

Friday 16 October, 12 noon

Café Consort- Door 12

A French guitarist who travels the world playing a scintillating mix of jazz and gypsy swing.

Tickets: Free Entry

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

VERDI REQUIEM

Friday 16 October, 7.30pm

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra present the ultimate in dramatic intensity, bringing the thrill of Verdi's powerful music to life in what is one of his greatest choral masterpieces.

Tickets: £40- £5

Presented by: Live Nation

NATIONAL BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday 17 October, 10.00am

See and hear the spectacle of the nation's top brass bands battle for the glittering and historic Challenge Trophy.

Tickets: £26- £13.50

Presented by: Kapitol Promotions

Ignite Brunch- TOMMASO STARACE QUARTET

Sunday 18 October, 11.30am

Café Consort- Door 12

This jazz quartet, led by Tommaso Starace, blend different musical styles to create a distinctive, fresh and exciting sound.

Tickets: £25 (includes a two-course meal)

Presented by: Royal Albert Hall

ALTERNATIVE HAIR SHOW

Sunday 18 October, 8.00pm

The Alternative Hair Show is the world's most prestigious annual hairdressing event, hosting leading teams and inspirational hair artists from all over the globe in aid of Leukaemia Research.

Tickets: £90- £20

Presented by: Leukaemia Research

THE FRAY

Tuesday 20 October, 7.30pm

This Grammy Award-nominated band come to the Hall on the back on a mammoth tour in the US and will perform some of their greatest hits including How to Save a Life.

Tickets: £29.50- £20

Presented by: SJM Concerts

Wayne Marshall

Wednesday 21 October, 7.45pm

Critically acclaimed organist showcases his unique talent on the magnificent Royal Albert Hall organ with a programme that includes Widor's famous Symphony No.6 and his own arrangement of Bernstein's Wonderful Town.


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