Monday, 24 October 2011

The Academy of St Martin in the Fields in Devon Dartington Great Hall Sunday 30 October

The Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Once again the Dartington Hall Trust, in association with 'Orchestras Live' demonstrate their leading role in bringing the very best music to Devon.

Next Sunday, 30th October, the Adacemy of St Martin in the Fields returns to Dartington Great Hall for an afternoon of musical excellence, starting at 3pm.

Founded in 1959 by Sir Neville Marriner CBE, the Academy is now directed by founder and leader of the  English Chamber Orchestra, Gabrielli String Quartet and Adacemy Chamber Ensemble - Kenneth Sillito.
The orchestra leader is Harvey de Souza, a Menuhin student from Mumbai, where he was founder of the Sangat Chamber Music Festival in 1995 and has been it's artistic director throughout its existence.

The Academy are bringing a stunning programme of Classical and Romantic music to the Great Hall on Sunday:

Sir Edward Elgar: Serenade fro Strings in E minor Opus 20 (1896)

Gerald Finzi: romance for String Orchestra Opus 11 (1928)
(as played at Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in April)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (age 16): Symphony No 17 in G K129 (1772)

Thea Musgrave (age 71): Aurora (1999)
( commissioned for the students of Colburn School of Performing Arts - to represent 'dawning creativity')

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (age 18): Symphony No 29 K201/186a (1774)

An amazing programme of music - in the perfect setting of Dartington Great Hall on an autumn afternoon!
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Dartington Great Hall Sunday 30 October 3pm
Elgar: Serenade
Finzi: Romance
Mozart: Symphony No 17 in G
Musgrave: Aurora
Mozart: Symphony No 29 in A
Tickets: £18 (student £5)
01803 847070

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