Classic FM Live 2019 at the Royal Albert Hall in pictures – with Gareth Malone and Isata Kanneh-Mason

8 October 2019, 21:15 | Updated: 9 October 2019, 14:05

Classic FM Live 2019
Classic FM Live 2019. Picture: PA / Matt Crossick

It’s that exciting time of the year again – Classic FM Live 2019 took place at the Royal Albert Hall last night!

Featuring standout performances from choirmaster Gareth Malone, and pianists Isata Kanneh-Mason and Benjamin Grosvenor, there’s a whole host of artists for the audience to enjoy.

We’ll be adding to the gallery during the night, but here are all the highlights from Classic FM Live so far...

  1. Rehearsals are in full swing...

    Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus rehearse ahead of Classic FM Live 2019
    Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus rehearse ahead of Classic FM Live 2019. Picture: Classic FM
  2. We’re joined by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

    Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
    Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Picture: PA
  3. Margherita Taylor and John Suchet present Classic FM Live 2019!

    Margherita Taylor and John Suchet present Classic FM Live 2019
    Margherita Taylor and John Suchet present Classic FM Live 2019. Picture: PA / Matt Crossick
  4. Debbie Wiseman conducts the ‘Decca Anthem’, in celebration of the record label’s 90th anniversary

    Debbie Wiseman conducts the ‘Decca Anthem’, in celebration of the record label’s 90th anniversary
    Picture: PA / Matt Crossick
  5. Stephen Barlow conducts the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

    Stephen Barlow
    Picture: PA / Matt Crossick
  6. Choirmaster Gareth Malone conducts ‘Wherever You Are’, performed beautifully by soloist Sara Brimer Davey

    Choirmaster Gareth Malone conducts ‘Wherever You Are’, sung by Sara Brimer Davey
    Picture: PA / Matt Crossick
  7. Tonight’s concert hall, in all its glory

    Royal Albert Hall
    Picture: PA / Matt Crossick
  8. Views from the back of the stalls...

    Royal Albert Hall
    Picture: PA / Matt Crossick
  9. Star pianist Benjamin Grosvenor performs Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’

    Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor performs at Classic FM Live 2019
    Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor performs at Classic FM Live 2019. Picture: PA / Matt Crossick
  10. Surprise guest, Colin Thackery, performs ‘I vow to thee my country’

    Britain's Got Talent winner, Colin Thackery, is a surprise guest on Classic FM Live 2019
    Britain's Got Talent winner, Colin Thackery, is a surprise guest on Classic FM Live 2019. Picture: PA / Matt Crossick
  11. Isata Kanneh-Mason performs stunning Chopin

    Pianist Isata-Kanneh Mason performs at Classic FM Live 2019
    Pianist Isata-Kanneh Mason performs at Classic FM Live 2019. Picture: PA / Matt Crossick
  12. Pyrotechnics round off Classic FM Live 2019 with a bang!

    Classic FM Live 2019 fireworks finale at the Royal Albert Hall
    Classic FM Live 2019 fireworks finale at the Royal Albert Hall. Picture: PA / Matt Crossick

Listen to Classic FM Live 2019 on The Full Works Concert at 8pm on Wednesday 9 October or catch up via Global Player.