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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 13 February, 2014

    New destination Italian restaurant for Royal Albert Hall

    Following a £1-million refurbishment, the Royal Albert Hall will unveil an exciting new restaurant on 15th April. Verdi, an Italian Kitchen at the Royal Albert Hall which replaces the former Café Consort, will be the iconic venue’s sixth dining venue and will be operated by “rhubarb”.
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  6. 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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  7. 4 February, 2014

    London School Pupils to Form World's Largest Samba Band at the Royal Albert Hall

    Over 1,500 children, aged 7 to 16, from 27 London schools will take over the iconic Royal Albert Hall on 3rd March 2014 to bang the drum for street children’s rights and smash the official World Record for the World’s Largest Samba Band.
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  8. 30 January, 2014

    Comedian and presenter Dara Ó Briain to host Imagining the Future of Medicine at iconic venue

    TEDMED curator Jay Walker also confirmed as a special guest at the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate the power of unexpected connections between medicine and the arts
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  9. 29 January, 2014

    TAG Heuer announce partnership with the Royal Albert Hall

    Luxury Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer and world famous performance venue, the Royal Albert Hall, announce a new partnership which sees the watchmaker take the role as Official Timing Partner to London's most iconic concert Hall.
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  10. 28 January, 2014

    Cafédirect announced as preferred coffee supplier to the Royal Albert Hall

    One of the UK’s most treasured and iconic brands, the Royal Albert Hall, is delighted to announce the award-winning Cafédirect as its preferred coffee supplier within the world famous venue.
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  11. 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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  12. 26 November, 2013

    Gary Barlow set to return to the Royal Albert Hall for a very special evening in aid of music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins

    Gary Barlow today announced a surprise show that will see him heading back to the beautiful and intimate setting of London’s Royal Albert Hall for a very special night of music in aid of music charity, Nordoff Robbins. Gary Barlow today announced a surprise show that will see him heading back to the beautiful and intimate setting of London’s Royal Albert Hall for a very special night of music in aid of music charity, Nordoff Robbins.
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  13. 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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  14. 12 July, 2013

    Experience 'Gladiator' Live at the Royal Albert Hall

    Following the recent announcements that the Royal Albert Hall will host Star Trek and Star Trek into Darkness - Live in Concert, the venue’s popular film and live orchestra series, celebrating classic motion pictures with their scores performed live on stage, has added another UK premiere for 2014.
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  15. 5 July, 2013

    Experience Star Trek Into Darkness Live in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall

    Following the recent announcement that the Royal Albert Hall will host the UK premiere of Star Trek - Live in Concert, a celebration of the extraordinary collaboration between J.J. Abrams’ 2009 hit film and Michael Giacchino's score on May 29 2014, the venue is now delighted to announce another first.
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  16. 3 June, 2013

    UK premiere of a cultural phenomenon: Star Trek - Live in Concert

    Following the recent debut of Star Trek into Darkness at No.1 in both the American and UK box office, where it has already made $260 million worldwide within 2 weeks of release, buzz for the franchise is at fever pitch. Now London’s Royal Albert Hall will be hosting the UK premiere of director J.J Abrams predecessor, 2009’s $385million blockbuster smash Star Trek, live in concert on 29 May 2014, celebrating the extraordinary collaboration between Michael Giacchino’s score and J.J Abrams’ visionary original motion picture.
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  17. 9 May, 2013

    West Side Story - 4th July return to the Royal Albert Hall in 2014 for 5 performances only due to popular demand

    Following on from its sold-out anniversary performances in 2012 and over fifty years after its original release, the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer re-mastered film returns to the big screen in high definition at the Royal Albert Hall with its original vocals and dialog intact.
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Rick Burin
020 7959 0531

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Ellen Morgan
020 7959 0500 Ext 3004

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020 7959 0510

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