Mostly Mozart by Candlelight
Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart – Piano Concerto No 12 in A
Mozart – Salzburg Symphony No 2
Mozart – Piano Sonata No 8 in A minor
Mozart – Divertimento in D
Mozart – Church Sonata in D
Bach – Air ‘on the G String’
Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Belmont Ensemble of London
Costas Fotopoulos Piano
Peter G Dyson Conductor
The Belmont Ensemble of London was founded by its Musical Director, Peter Dyson in 1991, winning instant critical acclaim. It is now one of the busiest and finest chamber orchestras in the capital. The Belmont Ensemble was the pioneering force in establishing the famous series of baroque concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields in the early 1990s.
They have now given over 650 concerts at the famous Trafalgar Square Church where they are firmly established as the most popular of the principal orchestras, attracting large international audiences to their fortnightly concerts. The Orchestra was originally established to enable exceptional music graduates the opportunity to bridge the gap between leaving conservatoire and finding full-time employment, within a professional environment.
Peter Dyson is an outstanding English Conductor, described by The Times as a “Baroque specialist” and by the London Evening Standard as “An Internationally respected conductor”.
A graduate of the highly acclaimed Advanced Conducting Course at the Royal Academy of Music he was elected as an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in 2000, an honour reserved for the Conservatoires most eminent graduates.
He has guest conducted orchestras around the world, from Guatemala, Latvia and the Czech Republic to Macedonia.