VIVALDI - FOUR SEASONS by Candlelight
Jun 7, 2019 at 19:30 — 21:30 (BST)
Organiser: Candlelight Concerts Ltd
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. Indulge in the works of four giants of the baroque era - CPE Bach, Corelli, Telemann, and Vivaldi. Delight in the works of CPE Bach and Corelli, before we are treated to Telemann’s masterful ‘Viola Concerto’ - the first known viola concerto ever to be composed. All of this before Vivaldi’s iconic Four Seasons. Four concerti full of glistening melodies, enthralling instrumental interplay and staggering string writing, marked by Vivaldi’s playful and effervescent style. For classical music lovers and casual listeners alike - this promises to be a truly special evening.
CPE Bach – Sinfonia No. 2
Corelli – La Follia
Telemann – Viola Concerto
Vivaldi – The Four Seasons
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.
If you don’t consider yourself ‘in the know’ about Mozart, Beethoven, or Bach, fear not, this is the orchestra for you. The ensemble boasts an 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 playing, and leaving with a smile on their faces.
‘The talent on display is breathtaking’ - Sunam, October 2018
‘A magical experience’ - Geraldine, June 2018
‘Really accessible, entertaining and beautiful’ - Audience Member, 2018