This concert is generously sponsored by the Morris-Venables Charitable Foundation
Mozart Overture to Cosí fan Tutte, K. 588
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Mozart “Come Scoglio” (from Cosí fan Tutte) & “Porgi Amor” (from Le Nozze di Figaro)
Haydn Symphony no. 103 in E flat, H. 1/103 (‘The Drum Roll’)
Conductor George Jackson
Violin Benjamin Baker
Soprano Suzanne Fischer
Our Oxford debut celebrates a musical journey to some of the great cities of Europe starting with Vienna and the birthplace of Mozart’s operas, to Leipzig the musical heart of Germany which hosted the premiere of Mendelssohn’s dazzling violin concerto and culminating with one of Haydn’s greatest London symphonies – the ‘Drum Roll’.
2015 Aspen Conducting Prize winner George Jackson conducts this captivating programme which also features violinist Benjamin Baker both of whom make a welcome return to the stage with the London Firebird Orchestra.
“George Jackson raised the stature of the music to a rarely-encountered level, absolutely enthralling from first bar to last.” Robert Matthew-Walker, Classical Source
Tickets: £25, £20, £15 (Students and under 18s, £5)