VIVALDI - THE FOUR SEASONS by Candlelight - Fri 26th April, Edinburgh
St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh
Friday 26th April, 8pm
Mozart – Divertimento in D
Elgar – Serenade for Strings
Bach – Concerto for 2 Violins
Vivaldi –The Four Seasons
If you're looking for a romantic candlelit experience - or simply want to enjoy some classical music greats in a gorgeous setting - then this is the concert for you. UK based chamber orchestra London Concertante regularly performs up to and over one hundred concerts per year, making it the busiest ensemble of its kind in the country. With their numerous recordings reaching great critical acclaim, the ensemble has continually been regarded as one of the finest groups in Europe since its founding in 1991.
Join us for this candlelit concert, and the ensemble will transport you between seasons, countries, and eras. The ensemble will present Mozart’s phenomenal three-movement ‘Divertimento in D’, Elgar's captivating ‘Serenade for Strings’, the virtuosic ‘Concerto for 2 Violins’ by Bach, and Vivaldi’s iconic ‘Four Seasons’, marked by his playful and effervescent style, and his energetic and exciting writing. A night full of glistening melodies, enthralling instrumental interplay and staggering musicianship, this is one concert you do not want to miss!
If you don’t consider yourself ‘in the know’ about Mozart, Beethoven, or Bach, fear not, this is the orchestra for you. The ensemble boasts an audience record in which an impressive 50% of spectators are first-time classical concert goers! The London Concertante has its audience laughing at jokes, gasping at virtuosity, moved by gorgeous playing, and leaving with a smile on their faces.
‘The talent on display is breathtaking’ - Sunam, October 2018
‘A magical experience’ - Geraldine, June 2018
‘Really accessible, entertaining and beautiful’ - Audience Member, 2018