Christmas Baroque by Candlelight
Monday 27 December 2021
Handel – Arrival of The Queen of Sheba
Corelli – Christmas Concerto
Bach – Air ‘on the G String’
Vivaldi – ‘Autumn’ and ‘Winter’ from the Four Seasons
Handel – Selected movements from Messiah
Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin Il riposo
Vivaldi – Concerto for Two Violins in A minor
Elizabeth Weisberg Soprano
Helen Davies Violin
Pippa Harris Violin
Peter 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 775 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. A recent highlight was a concert given in the presence of HRH Princess Alexandra.
Dates, Times & Book
|Mon 27 Dec||7:30 PM||£36/£30/£25/£18/£10||Book|
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