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Below is a selection of our current releases. You can also view our archive releases here.

  1. 11 September, 2014

    Can't 'Let It Go'? Then sing-along 'For the First Time in Forever' to Disney's Frozen at the Royal Albert Hall

    Fans of Disney's Frozen can soon sing-along to the award-winning animated comedy adventure in the iconic surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall, with the venue announcing three interactive performances.
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  2. 21 August, 2014

    First Aid Kit to host vocal workshop with local students ahead of Albert Session gig

    Royal Albert Hall partners with Swedish folk duo as part of the iconic venue’s education workshops programme.
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  3. 30 July, 2014

    The Royal Albert Hall and BBC Proms inspire future talent with a series of masterclasses with internationally celebrated artists

    This summer, the Royal Albert Hall in partnership with the BBC Proms will hold a series of one-off masterclasses, aimed at inspiring young people who might not otherwise have access to such extraordinary musical opportunities.
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  4. 25 July, 2014

    Royal Albert Hall extends workshop series with panel event hosted by First Aid Kit’s agent, Natasha Bent

    Natasha Bent, the booking agent for acclaimed Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit, will host a panel discussion and Q&A for young people aspiring to a career in the music industry, at the Royal Albert Hall in September.
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  5. 14 July, 2014

    Alison Balsom to lead workshop for kids at iconic music venue

    Three-time Classical Brit award-winner Alison Balsom will take part in three very special events at the Royal Albert Hall over the coming months.
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  6. 11 July, 2014

    Royal Albert Hall extends workshop series with panel event hosted by First Aid Kit’s agent, Natasha Bent

    Natasha Bent, the booking agent for acclaimed Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit, will host a panel discussion and Q&A for young people aspiring to a career in the music industry, at the Royal Albert Hall in September.
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  7. 13 June, 2014

    Royal Albert Hall launches first ever Proms tour

    Which pianist played a Prom 27 years after his death? How did an audience member save André Previn's Carmina Burana? And just what made the Soviet State Orchestra's 1968 concert so controversial?
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  8. 29 April, 2014

    Sir Peter Blake unveils mural masterpiece at the Royal Albert Hall

    Sir Peter Blake - the ‘Godfather of British Pop Art’ – was joined by entertainment greats Roger Daltrey, Noel Gallagher and Michael Palin as he unveiled his latest work of art at the Royal Albert Hall today. The mural, entitled Appearing at the Royal Albert Hall, is a montage of more than 400 stars who have performed at the iconic venue from its opening in 1871 to the present day.
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  9. 28 April, 2014

    Record audiences provide financial boost to the Royal Albert Hall

    The Royal Albert Hall, a financially independent charity that operates without any central or local government revenue funding, today revealed a record performance in 2013 with its highest ever operating income of £18.6 million, a rise of 10.4% on the previous year, boosted by rising box office receipts and sponsorship income. 390 events were held in the main auditorium to a record audience of 1.7 million people (a rise of 7%), and over £1 million was provided by donations from the Hall’s Membership , Trustees and other trusts and foundations.
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  10. 15 April, 2014

    Bryn Terfel announces 50th birthday concert at the Royal Albert Hall

    Legendary Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel will celebrate his 50th birthday on the world’s most famous stage, with a special concert at the Royal Albert Hall featuring his favourite music, from Mozart to show tunes.
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  11. 31 March, 2014

    Royal Albert Hall to open the 'Samsung Digital Classroom' as it unveils unique music education programme

    The Royal Albert Hall has joined forces with Samsung to create a new Digital Classroom within the world famous venue where it will host a unique cross-curriculum music programme for children in the UK aged 7 to 14.
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  12. 21 March, 2014

    Titanic Live - World Premiere

    The biggest-selling orchestral of all time presented live for the very first time by Oscar and Grammy Award winning composer James Horner.
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  13. 4 March, 2014

    Star violinist returns to the Hall

    Celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti, the two-time winner of Best Female Artist at the Classical BRIT Awards, will return to the Royal Albert Hall in September 2015.
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  14. 28 February, 2014

    Royal Albert Hall announce world premiere of The Godfather Live

    The Royal Albert Hall is making movie fans an offer they can’t refuse – the chance to see The Godfather on the big screen as Nino Rota’s immortal orchestral score is played live.
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  15. 10 February, 2014

    Danny Elfman show returns to the Royal Albert Hall due to phenomenal demand

    A special celebration of composer Danny Elfman’s scores for filmmaker Tim Burton returns to the Albert Hall in December, following its sell-out World Premiere at the venue last year.
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  16. 10 January, 2014

    Back by popular demand: Lang Lang returns to the Royal Albert Hall following sell out 2013 concerts.

    Following his 2013 concerts at the Royal Albert Hall which saw tickets for his second date sell out within 48 hours, a record for a solo recital by any classical musician at the venue in recent times, interest in the classical pianist Lang Lang is at an all-time high. As a result, the venue has announced that Lang Lang will be back next year on April 20 and 22 2015.
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  17. 25 July, 2013

    Royal Albert Hall presents: An Evening with Alison Balsom - her first solo show at the Royal Albert Hall

    Winner of three Classical BRIT Awards, trumpeter Alison Balsom is right at the top of her game and has performed to audiences around the world. Now the darling of the classical musical world performs at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday 13 October 2014 for her first solo show at the London venue.
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Contact Us

For press enquiries, please contact:

Press Executive

Rick Burin
rickb@royalalberthall.com
020 7959 0531

Marketing Executive

Ellen Morgan ellenm@royalalberthall.com
020 7959 0500 Ext 3004

Senior Marketing and Press Manager

Jessica Silvester
jessicas@royalalberthall.com
020 7959 0510

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