Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Sun 12 Feb 2017,
A new company for anyone aged 40+ with an enthusiasm to explore classic and contemporary plays on their feet.
SJE Arts Next Generation Series
Mozart Overture to Cosí fan Tutte, K. 588
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Mozart “Come Scoglio” (from Cosí fan Tutte) & “Porgi Amor” (from Le Nozze di Figaro)
Haydn Symphony no. 103 in E flat, H. 1/103 (‘The Drum Roll’)
The Oxford debut of The London Firebird Orchestra celebrates a musical journey to the great cities of Europe starting with Vienna and the birthplace of Mozart’s operas, to Leipzig the musical heart of Germany and host to the premiere of Mendelssohn’s dazzling violin concerto, and culminating with one of Haydn’s greatest London symphonies – the ‘Drum Roll’.
2015 Aspen Conducting Prize winner George Jackson conducts this captivating programme which also features violinist Benjamin Baker and soprano, Suzanne Fischer.