On Saturday 29th February 2020, in the heart of London just steps away from Piccadilly Circus, the walls of St James’s Church, Piccadilly will resound with the music of Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, and Mozart, played by Marije Johnston, and the Piccadilly Sinfonietta.
Experience a romantic, candlelit evening with selections of the world’s greatest classical music in the gorgeous St James’s Church, Piccadilly. The concert features timeless works by the monumental composers, Mozart, Handel, Bach, and Vivaldi. If you’re in need of a relaxing experience, want to learn more about classical music, or just want to hear virtuosic performances by some of the best, young performers in the UK, this concert is just for you.
The Piccadilly Sinfonietta is one of the UK’s most exciting young ensembles. Founded in 2018, the ensemble has performed in halls throughout the UK including London, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Manchester and further afield. The Piccadilly Sinfonia exists to perform the world’s greatest classical music in the UK’s most historic venues.
The concert features breath-taking feats of virtuosity from violinist sensation, Marije Johnston, in Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Bach’s Violin Concerto in E Major.
Dutch violinist Marije Johnston has won numerous prizes, including all the RNCM’s chamber music prizes as a member of the Navarra Quartet. As a soloist Marije performed Shostakovich’s violin concerto No. 1 with the Royal Northern College of Music’s Symphony Orchestra after winning the prestigious concerto auditions held at the Royal Northern College of Music and performed concertos by Tippett, Schnittke and the Brahms ‘Double’ Concerto with the same orchestra. Awarded the Royal Northern College of Music’s highest accolade, the Gold Medal, Marije is much in demand as a chamber musician and often plays with ensembles such as the Fibonacci Sequence, Schubert Ensemble and Aronowitz Ensemble.
So why not treat yourself to a spectacular evening and join us for a concert to remember of uplifting music.