Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1
Beethoven Symphony No. 2
Isata Kanneh-Mason piano
London Mozart Players
Stephanie Childress conductor
The London Mozart Players are thrilled to be returning to the concert platform as lockdown eases, with a live audience! Charismatic young pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason, the eldest of the Kanneh-Mason siblings, and acclaimed conductor Stephanie Childress join the LMP for a concert programme that fizzes with life-affirming exuberance.
Beethoven’s majestic Symphony No. 2 takes the orchestra on a journey of expression and invention from its opening through to the ravishing finale – complete with a magnificent coda that ends the work with a flourish of timpani- and trumpet-laden triumph.
But the spotlight is on our soloist Isata Kanneh-Mason, who performs Mendelssohn’s First Piano Concerto, a showcase of captivating melodies and glittering passagework that will highlight the prodigious talent of this virtuoso performer. A BBC Young Musician finalist, four-time winner of the Royal Academy Iris Dyer Piano Prize (among many other prizes) and multi-scholarship winner, Isata is much in demand in concert halls around the UK and abroad, and LMP musicians are hugely looking forward to performing alongside her.
‘She is a pianist who makes lines sing beautifully and virtuosic passages dance, finding intimacy and eloquence at telling moments…’ (BBC Music Magazine)
Please note: this performance is currently on sale with social distancing measures in place. However, seats around those currently on sale may be released for public sale as and when guidance permits.
Duration: approx. 55 minutes
£40, £30, £20
LMP Friends: 10% off top price tickets
Students: £5 off £20 tickets (not available online)
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