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Mozart and Moonlight by Candlelight

Friday 24 January 2020

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Part of the Sound of St Martin’s, our annual series of concerts celebrating the musical life of this unique institution.
The music programme at St Martin’s embraces concerts, music in worship, our innovative Great Sacred Music series as well as an exciting range of broadcasts, recordings and podcasts.

Programme

Beethoven – Piano Sonata No 14 in C sharp minor ‘Moonlight’
Parry – Lady Radnor’s Suite
Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart – Piano Concerto No 21 in C

Jocelyn Freeman Piano
Brandenburg Sinfonia
Andrew Earis Conductor

Performers

Award-winning collaborative pianist Jocelyn Freeman is founder-director and curator of SongEasel, a new initiative set up to provide a platform for song in South East London. Her artistry has been described as “outstanding”, “brilliant”, “sparkling” and “one to watch”, including accolades from International Piano Magazine. Engagements have taken her to four continents, including television and radio broadcasts in both the UK and Germany on BBC and Sky.  In 2013, she released her debut solo piano album Night and Novelties, following this in 2018 with Mae Hiraeth yn y Môr, a disk of songs by Dilys Elwyn Edwards with Elin Manahan Thomas for Ty Cerdd. Future projects include releasing a disc of Lieder by Clara Schumann and Rhian Samuel, performing Beethoven’s complete sonatas for piano and cello with Jamal Aliyev, Mozart and Beethoven concertos at St Martin-in-the-Fields and Oxford Proms, and curating a project entered around the milieu of the Wanderlust concept. 

The Brandenburg Sinfonia is one of the most dynamically versatile musical organisations in the country. In recent years the orchestra has performed in the majority of the major venues across the country, and in London. Future tours include: France, Germany, USA, Japan and Hong Kong.

Andrew Earis is Director of Music at St Martin-in-the-Fields where he oversees the music programme at this busy London church. Recent performances include Mozart’s Mass in C Minor with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Beethoven Mass in C with Southbank Sinfonia. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Music and Imperial College, London, and holds a PhD from the University of Manchester. In addition to his duties at St Martin’s, Andrew is a regular contributor to BBC Radio’s religious output as a producer of programmes including Radio 4 Sunday Worship and Radio 3 Choral Evensong.

Dates, Times & Book

Fri 24 Jan 7:30 PM £30/£27/£20/£15/£9 Book

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