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26 March 2020
 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 9BH

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Britten: Curlew River

Benjamin Britten’s church parable is a once heard, never forgotten work.

Inspired by Japanese Noh theatre, Benjamin Britten's church parable is a truly striking work. Ian Bostridge heads a starry cast alongside Britten Sinfonia Voices and musicians.
 
27 March 2020
 
7.30pm
St Andrew's Hall
St Andrew's Plain
Norwich
NR3 1AU

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+44 (0)1603 630000
Britten Sinfonia: Curlew River

 
28 March 2020
 
7.30pm
Saffron Hall
Audley End Road
Saffron Walden
CB11 4UH

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Britten Sinfonia: Curlew River

 
9 April 2020
 
7pm
Barbican Hall
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 8DS

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Britten Sinfonia: St Matthew Passion at the Barbican

 
7pm
St Andrew's Hall
St Andrew's Plain
Norwich
NR3 1AU

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+44 (0)1603 630000
Britten Sinfonia: St Matthew Passion

 
10 April 2020
 
6pm
Barbican Hall
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 8DS

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Britten Sinfonia: St Matthew Passion at the Barbican

 
20 April 2020
 
7.30pm
St Luke’s Church
Queen’s Park Road
East Sussex
BN2 9ZB

Details:
Zachary Vanderburg
Web site
E-mail
03336663366

£28, £19, £15
Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | April | Barcarolle & Ballade No 3

Warren Mailley-Smith (piano)

PROGRAMME:
Ballade No.3 in Ab op.47 (1841)
Nocturne No. 16 in E-Flat, Op. 55, No. 2
Waltz op.64 (1847) No.3 in Ab
Waltz No. 13 in D-Flat, Op. 70, No. 3
Impromptu No.2 in F# op.36 (1839)
Nocturne No. 14 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 48, No. 2
Barcarolle in F# op.60 (1845-46)
Mazurka No. 45 in G Minor, Op. 67, No. 2
Polonaise in G-Sharp Minor, Op. posth.:
Scherzo No.4 in E op.54 (1842-43)


Warren Mailley-Smith recently became the first British pianist to perform Chopin’s complete works for solo piano from memory in a series of 11 recitals at St John’s Smith Square. Hailed by the critics as an “epic achievement”, Mailley-Smith will repeat the series across the UK in 2020.

He has given acclaimed solo recitals at The Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall and has performed for the British Royal Family on numerous occasions. One of the busiest concert pianists of his generation, he will give over 100 solo performances in 2020.

His career has taken him all over the world, with solo performances in Australia, Europe and most recently solo tours in China and the USA. He is a popular soloist on the London concert scene and performs regularly in music societies, festivals, schools and concert halls throughout the UK and abroad and as guest artist on several of the world’s most famous cruise liners.

He has 30 piano concertos in his repertoire, having made his concerto debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Warren’s growing discography has made an impact on critics, broadcasters and the public alike. His recordings have been featured by Classic FM as CD of the Week and his recordings are featured regularly on Classic FM and the BBC. He is currently recording the complete works of Chopin over a 3-year period for a 14-disc set for Sleeveless Records.

He is Artistic Director of The Piccadilly Sinfonia and also of The Piccadilly Chamber Music Series
Warren studied with some of the world’s leading pedagogues, including Peter Feuchtwanger, Ronald Smith and John Barstow at The Royal College Of Music. He is now in demand himself as teacher in both masterclasses and private lessons. He teaches at Royal College of Music Junior Department and tutors on a number of residential piano courses, including Pro Corda, Piano Week, Pianissimi and Finchcocks, in addition to giving masterclasses and adjudications throughout the UK and further afield.

“Tall and talented, Warren Mailley-Smith is the embodiment of a modern romantic concert pianist…” – Musical Opinion
 
28 April 2020
 
7.30pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields
Trafalgar Square
London
WC2N 4JJ

Details:
Box Office
Web site
E-mail
020 7766 1100

£29, £25, £18, £13, £9
King: Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony and Second Piano Concerto

Warren Mailley-Smith, piano
Piccadilly Sinfonia

Mozart’s Overture from The Marriage of Figaro
Beethoven’s Concerto for Piano No. 2 in B flat
Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A


The Piccadilly Sinfonia present five concerts that celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. The third concert in the series, King, features Beethoven’s Second Piano Concerto and his Seventh Symphony, the latter a work often associated with kings, most famously in The King’s Speech. The concert is rounded out with masterful works by Mozart, one of the kings of the Classical Period. Explore the fate of a man who composed for princes and kings, who ushered in a new era in classical music becoming its hero, and is remembered today as an emperor among men, one of the greatest composers of all time.
 
5 May 2020
 
7.00pm
Leighton House Museum
12 Holland Park Rd
London
W14 8LZ

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Prelude

Our annual Prelude event at Leighton House Museum is an evening to remember.

Join us for an evening of performances by some of the stars of our 2020 Season, as we look forward to a summer of opera in Holland Park. Ticket price includes a drinks reception before the performance.
 
14 May 2020
 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 9BH

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Britten Sinfonia with Alison Balsom

 
16 May 2020
 
7.30pm
Saffron Hall
Audley End Road
Saffron Walden
CB11 4UH

Details:
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Britten Sinfonia with Alison Balsom

 
17 May 2020
 
3pm
The Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury
London
WC1N 1AZ

Details:
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The Lodore Trio

Pam Pecko Smith, flute
Heather Birt, viola
Margaret Ozanne, piano

To include:
Graham Williams: Three Bagatelles (first London performance)

The Lodore Trio (flute, viola and piano) plays recently composed works for this evocative instrumental grouping.
 
23 June 2020
 
1.00pm
West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road
Cambridge
CB3 9DP

Details:
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Britten Sinfonia: At Lunch Three with Iestyn Davies

 
26 June 2020
 
1.00pm
St Andrew's Hall
St Andrew's Plain
Norwich
NR3 1AU

Details:
Web site
E-mail
1603630000
Britten Sinfonia: At Lunch Three with Iestyn Davies

 
2 June 2020 until 26 June 2020
 
Holland Park Theatre
Ilchester Place
London
W8 6LU

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Eugene Onegin is now one of the most cherished and popular operas in the repertoire.

 
6 June 2020 until 27 June 2020
 
Holland Park Theatre
Ilchester Place
London
W8 6LU

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The devil has the best tunes in Verdi’s scalding exposé.

 
2 July 2020 until 4 July 2020
 
Holland Park Theatre
Ilchester Place
London
W8 6LU

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The Royal Ballet School

The Royal Ballet School returns to Opera Holland Park once again to showcase its talented young artists-in-training across four spectacular performances.
 
16 July 2020
 
1.00pm
St Andrew's Hall
St Andrew's Plain
Norwich
NR3 1AU

Details:
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E-mail
1603630000
At Lunch Four with Britten Sinfonia Academy

 
17 July 2020
 
1.00pm
West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road
Cambridge
CB3 9DP

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At Lunch Four with Britten Sinfonia Academy

 
3 July 2020 until 22 July 2020
 
Buxton
Derbyshire

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Buxton International Festival

 


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