Saturday 23 October, 7:30pm
Presenting a programme headlined by Vivaldi - Four Seasons, London Concertante head to Manchester Cathedral as part of their Autumn / Winter 2021 Candlelight Concert Series.
Corelli – Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 4
Telemann – Viola Concerto
Bach – Concerto for 2 Violins
Vivaldi – The Four Seasons
London Concertante was founded in 1991 and has gone on to garner an outstanding international reputation. Alongside regular series of concerts at St. Martin-in-the-Fields and Southwark Cathedral, the ensemble also performs at the Southbank Centre, Cadogan Hall and Wigmore Hall, as well as performing across the length and breadth of the UK. International tours have taken them to the USA, Spain, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Ireland, Finland, and they will be touring to Italy and again to Spain later in the year. Their numerous recordings receive regular airplay on global radio stations, and has helped to secure their position at the forefront of Classical performers in the UK.
If you're looking for a romantic candlelit experience - or simply want to enjoy some classical music greats in a gorgeous setting - then this is the concert for you. UK based chamber orchestra London Concertante regularly performs up to and over one hundred concerts per year, making it the busiest ensemble of its kind in the country. With their numerous recordings reaching great critical acclaim, the ensemble is continually regarded as one of the finest groups in Europe since its founding in 1991.
Don't worry if you don't consider yourself "in the know" about Mozart, Beethoven, or Bach, fear not, this is the orchestra for you! The London Concertante boasts a remarkable audience record in which an impressive 50% of spectators are first time classical concert goers! The London Concertante has its audience laughing at jokes, gasping at virtuosity, moved by gorgeous string playing, and leaving with a smile on their faces.
"Just exceptional. If you've always wanted to attend a classical concert, but feared it would be snobby or dull, this is for you...Wonderful!!" - A happy audience member (December 2019)
"A perfect evening out. We loved it!" - Another happy audience member (November 2019)
"Heady stuff thrilling virtuoso playing. Exciting listening" - Gramophone Magazine
Doors Open at 6:45pm