Royal Albert Hall Announces Jan/Feb 2011 Events

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Royal Albert Hall Announces Jan/Feb 2011 Events

ROYAL Albert Hall announces their January & February 2011 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

Cirque du Soleil: TOTEM
Thursday 6 January - Thursday 17 February

The fantastic new show from the multi-award winning Cirque du Soleil is a fascinating journey into the evolution of the human species

20 January: La Soirée: A dazzling benefit evening for Oxfam and ONE DROP presented by the Royal Bank of Canada. Tickets £110 - £70

There will be an audio-described performance on Sunday 6 February at 2.30pm

VIP Tapis Rouge and corporate hospitality packages are available

Tickets: £90 - £25

MADAM BUTTERFLY
Thursday 24 February - Sunday 13 March

Puccini's classic opera telling the tragic story of the doomed love of an American naval lieutenant and his young Japanese bride makes its eagerly anticipated return to the Hall

There will be an audio-described performance on Saturday 12 March at 2.30pm

Fine dining and corporate hospitality packages are available

Tickets: £65 - £21.50

MORE AT THE HALL

ELGAR ROOM
AN EVENING WITH JAMES RHODES
Monday 7 February, 7.45pm

The pianist, known for his informal and unpretentious live style, performs a special show promoting his new album Bullets & Lullabies

Tickets: £16.50 (includes an Asahi beer or soft drink)

VALENTINE'S JAZZ EVENING
Monday 14 February, 7.30pm

Highly acclaimed jazz singer Juliet Kelly performs as part of a relaxing and romantic evening for couples, including a special tour telling the story of Albert & Victoria's love

Tickets: £75 (includes three-course meal, champagne, wine, tour & concert)

Claire Martin & RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT
Sunday 20 - Wednesday 23 February, 7.30pm (6pm on Sunday 20)

Martin's distinctive jazz vocals and Bennett's pianistic excellence combine for a series of special shows to celebrate Richard's 75th birthday

Tickets: £25

ELGAR COMEDY
Laugh out loud at our new comedy series, featuring some of the hottest names in contemporary comedy today

Thursday 27 January, 9pm - ALUN COCHRANE

Direct from his Edinburgh Festival run in the summer, the sharp-witted and down to earth stand-up comic is at the top of his observational comedy game

Support will come from Joe Lycett, winner of Best Newcomer at the Chortle Awards 2010

Tickets: £15

LATE NIGHT JAZZ
Enjoy late night jazz by dynamic young artists, cocktails and fabulous food in the relaxed setting of the Elgar Room. From 10pm onwards.

Wednesday 26 January - Atila

Thursday 3 February - Sue Richardson

Thursday 10 February - John Etheridge Trio

Thursday 24 February - Jessie Buckley

Tickets: £12 (£15 on 24 February)

CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNINGS
Enjoy music by talented musicians from the Royal College of Music whilst enjoying an inclusive hot drink and pastry from 11am

Sunday 6 February - Rosie Aldridge

Sunday 13 February - Jun Sasaki & Mikhel Poll

Sunday 20 February - Joana Vieira

Tickets: £11

FAMILY IGNITE

Monday 21 February - Albert's Band

Join Royal Albert Hall Learning and Participation's resident orchestra on a trip to the circus for all the family! Shows at 12 noon and 3pm

Free Entry
Enter through Door 6

CAFÉ CONSORT

IGNITE

Free lunchtime jazz and world music - just turn up and enjoy in the relaxed atmosphere of the Café from 12 noon.

Wednesday 26 January - Digby Fairweather

Thursday 3 February - Shirt Tail Stompers

Thursday 10 February - Tipitina

Friday 18 February - The Congo Faith Healers

Friday 25 February - Gracie Patton

Free Entry

JUNIOR IGNITE
Join talented young musicians for this new series at the Hall, presented by Royal Albert Hall Learning & Participation in association with Music for Youth. From 12 noon.

Tuesday 8 February - Surtaal-Tarang
Charlie Wood Trio
Free Entry

IGNITE BRUNCH
Enjoy a welcome drink, two-course brunch menu, tea or coffee and vibrant live music from 11.30am. The perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy a lazy Sunday brunch!

Sunday 20 February - Arun Ghosh Trio
Charlie Wood Trio
Tickets: £28.50, £15 under 12s

REFLECT - FREE EXHIBITION SERIES:
REFRIEZE
Tuesday 22 February - Friday 18 March

ReFrieze is the culmination of a nationwide special and specialist schools' project led by Royal Albert Hall Learning & Participation which reinterpreted the Hall's iconic Victorian mosaic frieze using contemporary ideas and materials/ To find out more visit www.refrieze.com

The exhibition can be viewed when attending performances or on the following open days:

Friday 25 February - 11am - 3pm

Sunday 27 February - 9am - 12 noon

Wednesday 2 March - 11am - 3pm1

Sunday 6 March - 9am - 12 noon

Free Entry:
Ground floor corridor
Enter through Door 1 hosting

TOURS

Join our entertaining guides for a journey through the fascinating history of this iconic building and experience the excitement inside one of the most famous entertainment venues in the world. For further information please call the Box Office.

EVENTS PREVIEW

March 2011
17-20 Classical Spectacular
30 Mikhail Gorbachev 80th Birthday Celebration
31 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Symphonic Rock

April 2011
1 Daniel O'Donnell
3 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Great Classics: Tchaikovsky Gala
11-12 James Last
14-16 Mountbatten Festival of Music
17 St George's Day Gala
18 Chris de Burgh
19 Orquestra Buena Vista Social Club featuring Omara Portuondo
20 The British Pink Floyd Show
22 Messiah on Good Friday
23 Gurdas Maan
24 Jonathan Ansell's Intimate Sunday [Elgar Room]
25 City and Colour
26 Paul Rodgers

May 2011
3 Russell Watson
6 Nitin Sawhney
9 Mike + The Mechanics
13 ABBAphonic
15 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Great Classics: Mahler Symphony No. 8
17-24 Eric Clapton
25 An Evening with Roger Hodgson
26-30 Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood
28 Zucchero
31 Richard Marx

 

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