interested? Let us know, as it’s ALWAYS a sell-out!
Solent Events & Leisure has been joining over one million people every year since 2006, to marvel at the incredible lights, lasers & special effects that make the Classical Spectacular a unique experience. The atmosphere is electric!
The UK’s most popular classical show has returned every November to the Royal Albert Hall for over 30 years with sell-out performances for teach of the four days.
Please join us for a rapturous welcome to the start of the festive season in 2020. If you have never experienced this truly uplifting show now’s your chance – but be QUICK from March 2020 when they go on sale, as they sell very quickly!
Once again over 250 performers will take to the stage at the Royal Albert Hall resounding to the worlds’ best classical music, including brand new pieces as well as all-time favourites such as Rule Britannia!, Jerusalem, Nessun Dorma, Land of Hope & Glory, and many more. You will be truly mesmerized!
From the very best classical music and state of the art technology to electrifying multi-coloured laser displays and our famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 Overture – this performance promises to be bigger and even more thrilling than ever!
For a totally relaxed experience, we even book places in one of the Royal Albert Hall’s excellent restaurants, the Verdi Italian Kitchen, so you can if you wish, enjoy a delicious lunch prior to the show …… and for the perfect end to a perfect day, we offer a glass of wine and nibbles during your journey home!
From the very best classical music and state of the art technology to electrifying multicoloured laser displays and the famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 Overture, the 2020 season promises to just as big and just as thrilling as ever.
This was the line-up for 2019:
ORFF O Fortuna from Carmina Burana
STRAUSS Also sprach zarathustra
TCHAIKOVSKY Sleeping Beauty Waltz
VERDI Grand March from Aida
SOUSA Semper Fidelis
DENZA Funiculi, Funicula
HANDEL Hallelujah Chorus
GOUNOD Soldier’s Chorus from Faust
WAGNER Prelude to Act III Lohengrin
VERDI Brindisi from La Traviata
PUCCINI O soave fanciulla from La bohème
MASCAGNI Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana
Rule Britannia!, Nessun Dorma, Land of Hope and Glory
THUNDERING CANNONS AND INDOOR FIREWORKS
London Philharmonic Choir
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
John Rigby conductor
Madeleine Pierard soprano
Alexander James Edwards tenor
Classical Spectacular Dancers
The British Imperial Military Band
Muskets and Cannons of the Moscow Militia
Durham Marenghi lighting designer
Lincoln Parkhouse pyrotechnics
A sample of the itinerary is below:
|0815||Coach leaves Coliseum Coach Depot|
|0900||Coach leaves Stokes Bay– – Sailing Club Bus Shelter by Pebbles|
|0910||Pick-up at Lee on the Solent - bus stop oppostive seafront shops|
|0920||Pick up at Stubbington - Red Lion|
|0930||Pick up at Fareham - Peak Lane|
|1130||Drop off V&A Museum, Harrods and Royal Albert Hall|
|Free Time for coffee, museums, shopping, lunch or stroll in Hyde Park.|
|1300||Optional pre-booked lunch in RAH – Verdi Italian Kitchen Restaurant|
|1500||CLASSICAL SPECTACULAR begins|
|1715||Show finishes – approx.|
|Meet coach at rear of Albert Hall – in Prince Consort Road TBC|
|1730||Coach leaves London|
|Complimentary wine & nibbles served|
|1930 (approx)||Arrive in home area|
The above itinerary is only provisional, but will give you an idea of the time schedule expected.
Coach seats are allocated on a first come first served basis, after Privilege Club Members.
Couples & friends will always be seated together. Large parties will be seated together as far as possible.
Preferred choice of area will be taken into consideration, but cannot be guaranteed.
Solent Events & Leisure reserve the right to alter the final tour itinerary as necessary if circumstances change beyond their control.
NB. Please do not ask us to pick-up or drop-off at stops not specifically listed above, as unfortunately we are unable to do so.
There are no coach parking facilities adjacent to the Royal Albert Hall, however our coach may drop off on Prince Consort Road or Kensington Road.
SUNDAYS – MUSEUM OPENING TIMES
V & A 10am – 5:45pm
Science 10am – 6pm
Natural History 10am – 5:50pm