Friday April 25 - Opening Concert
Mayfield Parish Church
Mozart - Divertimento in D K136
Nielsen - Little Suite for Strings
Peter Maxwell Davies - Farewell to Stromness
Bartok - Rumanian Folk Dances
Mendelssohn - String Symphony No 10
Barber - Adagio
Holst - St Paul’s Suite
The hugely popular London Concertante opens the 2008 Festival with a splendid programme at St Dunstan’s Church. This prestigious ensemble performs regularly to packed audiences at some of London’s top venues including St Martin-in-the-Fields, the Barbican, the South Bank Centre and the Wigmore Hall.
Under the dynamic leadership of international violin soloist Adam Summerhayes, the ensemble thrives on inspired programming encompassing many significant chamber music masterpieces as well as the loyalty of some of the country’s finest instrumentalists. Having an enviable array of critical acclaim together with a remarkable selection of recordings to their name, London Concertante has firmly established itself as one of the finest chamber ensembles in Europe.
Fine chamber musicianns...quite exquisite
Drum-tight. This is superb playing
Tickets £24, £16, £8