Royal Albert Hall Announces Their Upcoming Events

ROYAL Albert Hall
September 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:


Friday 17 July - Saturday 12 September

Experience the final two weeks of the world's greatest classical music festival including performances by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Silk Road Ensemble featuring cellist Yo-Yo Ma, culminating in the Last Night of the Proms with the BBC Concert Orchestra and performances from Sarah Connolly and Alison Balsom.

For the full BBC Proms listings, please visit

Tickets: From £5.

Last Night of the Proms (returns only)

Presented by: BBC Proms


Sunday 13 September, 6.00pm

The annual Songs of Praise Big Sing event returns with AlEd Jones introducing some of the top names in music and a choir of over one thousand voices.

Tickets: £10 (returns only)

Presented by: BBC Television


Tuesday 15 September, 7.45pm

A fun evening of comedy with Barry Humphries performing as his comedy creations Sir Les Patterson and Dame Edna, accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, with music composed and conducted by Carl Davis CBE.

For corporate hospitality, please contact Jo Coulcher at or on 020 7959 0609.

Tickets: £65- £20

Presented by: AMP Ltd


Wednesday 16 - Thursday 17 September, 7.30pm

Award-winning Ray LaMontagne returns to the Hall as part of his autumn tour. This American singer-songwriter will perform a number of his well known hits as well as showcasing tracks from his latest album Gossip in the Grain.

Tickets: £41- £20

Presented by: Metropolios Music

Michael Ball

Friday 18 - Saturday 19 September, 7.30pm

This leading British musical star has performed on Broadway and dominated many of the West End shows for more than two decades. A proven and varied talent, Michael has won acclaim and the hearts of the public with his numerous performances on stage, film and television.

Tickets: £42.50- £30

Presented by: Live Nation


Tuesday 22 September, 7.30pm

Multiple Grammy-winning legend and flamboyant superstar, Elton John returns to the Hall with percussionist Ray Cooper for a performance that will bring together the peerless musicianship of both these extraordinary artists.

Tickets: £200- £15

Presented by: Royal Academy of Music


Thursday 24 September, 7.30pm

Classic FM Live!, introduced by Simon Bates, returns to the Hall for a night of amazing music and fantastic soloists with special performances from Sarah Chang, Alex James, the Northan Sinfonia and Philharmonia Chorus.

Tickets: £33- £9

Presented by: Classic FM


Friday 25 September, 7.30pm

Orange RockCorps uses music as a way to introduce young people to volunteering. By giving four hours community work through Orange RockCorps organised programmes, you could earn a ticket to this event. Acts are yet to be announced but previous artists included Busta Rhymes, John Legend and Lady Gaga.

It is not possible to book for this event as tickets are earned by Orange RockCorps volunteers. For information about volunteering for projects near you, please visit

Presented by: Orange RockCorps


Sunday 27 September, 8.00pm

A concert of songs from the musicals to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Sing Live! Featuring music from the stage and big screen including Mamma Mia, Grease, Mary Poppins and Moulin Rouge!

Tickets: £49- £17.50

Presented by: Sing Live

reflect - Free Exhibition Series

Free Entry when attending a performance or on the open days listed. Enter through Door 1.


Thursday 24 September - Monday 2 November

To celebrate the International Year of Astronomy and as part of the Hall's reflect series, Explorers of the Universe is a selection of photographs by Max Alexander, portraying all aspects of astronomy in the UK.

Through interpretive and character portraits Max Alexander introduces us to the astronomers at the forefront of our understanding of the cosmos. This is supported by reportage photography of professional and amateur astronomy. These photographs range from academic research and observation through to the stargazing public, capturing a truly wonderful journey that the scientists and the community are travelling.

Max Alexander is a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and has had a lifelong interest in astronomy. In the course of taking these photographs across the UK, he has got to know well the community of astronomers, in one of the few sciences where amateurs make a valuable contribution.

On Sunday 4 October there will be a talk by Professor John Zarnecki, a leading figure in astronomy. Entitled Explorers of the Solar System, he gives us an engaging personal account of his experiences exploring the far reaches of the Solar System.

Tickets are £6.50 and include a glass of wine. You can also add a short tour of the Hall to your visit for an additional £3.50. To book, please call the Box Office or visit

Free open days:
Saturday 3 October 10am-2pm
Saturday 10 October 10am -2pm
Wednesday 14 October 6.00pm-9.00pm
Saturday 24 October 10am-2pm

Presented by: Max Alexander and the Royal Albert Hall


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