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Mozart and Moonlight by Candlelight

Friday 22 November 2019

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Programme

Beethoven – Sonata for Piano No 14 in C sharp minor ‘Moonlight’
Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart – Concerto for Piano No 9 in E flat major, K271 ‘Jeunehomme’

Brandenburg Sinfonia
Jocelyn Freeman Piano
Gabriella Noble Director

A limited number of under-30s tickets are available for this concert, priced £5. Please enquire in person at the box office.

Performers

As well as its renowned work in the UK, the Brandenburg Sinfonia is also in great demand abroad and has, in recent years visited France, USA, Bermuda, the Channel Islands, Barbados, Cyprus, Malta and St Petersburg. The varied range of activities undertaken by the orchestra include a major concert series at St Martin-in-the- Fields and a major Classical Music cruise on the QE2. One of the recent highlights was an International Opera Gala conducted by Richard Bonynge in the presence of HRH Prince Charles. A large number of artists of international standing have worked with the orchestra including Richard Bonynge, Yvonne Kenny, Emmanuel Hurwitz, Lesley Garrett, John Georgiadis, John Wallace, Emma Kirkby, James Bowman and Gordon Hunt. Its repertoire ranges from Bach to Lloyd Webber and its members give over one hundred performances of orchestral, chamber choral and operatic music during the year.

Award-winning collaborative pianist Jocelyn Freeman is founder-director and curator of SongEasel, a platform for song in South East London. Her artistry has been described as “outstanding”, “brilliant”, “sparkling” and “one to watch”. Jocelyn’s versatility ranges from Lieder to chamber music and concertos, often championing lesser-known composers alongside standard classical and contemporary repertoire. Her imaginative approach to programming is evident in projects with award-winning artists Jamal Aliyev, Gareth Brynmor John, Stuart Jackson, Elin Manahan Thomas and Julien Van Mellaerts. Jocelyn is a prize-winning graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, Phoebe Benham Fellow 2012 at the Royal College of Music, a Samling Artist and Britten–Pears alumnus. Prizes include the Viola Tunnard Young Artist Award, Marlow International Concerto Competition and the Internationalen Wettbewerb für Liedkunst in Stuttgart. Jocelyn is grateful for the support of the Carne Trust, McInroy & Wood, the Oleg Prokofiev Trust and the Nicholas Boas Foundation.

Gabriella Noble is a conductor and singer based in London. In 2017 she graduated with a First Class degree in Music from Oxford University, where she conducted Oxford University Chorus and held a conducting scholarship with Schola Cantorum of Oxford. She went on to study solo voice ensemble singing under Robert Hollingworth at York University, where she conducted new music with the Chimera Ensemble.She is a founding member of Judith Collective, a group seeking to give early music a contemporary impact through concerts, productions, and collaborations that have an interdisciplinary focus. The group will be hosting a new festival in 2020. Their flagship project is a staging of Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre’s cantata Judith, for soprano, violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord. Gabriella conducts the Kingston Singers and Port Meadow Sinfonia, an amateur orchestra she co-created for musicians who have chosen to work in other fields.

Dates, Times & Book

Fri 22 Nov 7:30 PM £30/£27/£20/£15/£9 Book

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