Entries by Jenny Brady

Sebastian Comberti

Born in London, SEBASTIAN COMBERTI studied in Italy with Amedeo Baldovino and later with Derek Simpson and Sidney Griller at the Royal Academy of Music, from where he graduated in 1977. In 1976 he became a founder member of the Bochmann Quartet giving concerts throughout the British Isles and in Europe. In 1983 he became principal […]

LMP Christmas Treble 2017 Audition Sign up

The London Mozart Players are inviting young trebles, both male and female from the borough of Croydon to audition to perform Howard Blake’s ‘Walking in the Air’ and the opening unaccompanied verse of ‘Once in Royal David’s City’. The winning treble will perform in the LMP’s Christmas concert at St John’s Upper Norwood on 15th December. All applicants will be auditioned […]

LMP on the Move Concert Series wins at Croydon Business Awards

We’re thrilled and delighted to have been awarded the Cultural Impact Award at Croydon Business Excellence Awards for our ‘LMP on the Move’ series. This new award, sponsored by the Rise Gallery, reflects our commitment to widen audiences for classical music – particularly among young people and non-traditional classical audiences. Through the LMP on the […]

Celebrating the launch of Compassionate Neighbours in South East London

Join us on Saturday 21 October 1.30-3.30pm at Christ Church Gipsy Hill, 1 Highland Road SE19 1DP for an celebratory afternoon consisting of: • Afternoon tea • Art activities and exhibition • Live music including the London Mozart Players It’s FREE – everyone’s welcome! What is Compassionate Neighbours? It’s a growing network of trained volunteers offering their […]

New Release! Mozart Requiem on Convivium Records

Our brand new recording of Mozart’s Requiem with Malcolm Archer and Winchester College Chapel Choir has been released today! Recorded back in Summer 2016 in Winchester College’s stunning New Hall, we’re delighted with the final product, and sure you will be impressed too.   ‘A cornerstone of choral repertoire, Mozart’s Requiem has been performed and recorded by many […]

A new Piano Explored Series at St John’s Smith Square

We’re absolutely delighted to be returning to St John’s Smith Square alongside Howard Shelley for a new 5 concert lunchtime series, Piano Explored. For 17/18, audiences will uncover the anguish of Shostakovich, reminisce on a classic love story that spiralled Schumann to global success, delve into the grandeur of Mendelssohn, whisk through Saint-Saens’ rollercoaster-esque creative process and […]

David Angel (1954-2017)

The London Mozart Players is deeply shocked and saddened by the sudden death of David Angel, our beloved colleague and friend, co-principal 2nd violinist with the LMP for the past 22 years. He will be remembered for his enthusiasm, energy, musical integrity, consummate musical knowledge, all mixed up with a wonderful sense of humour that […]

LMP at Surrey Hills International Music Festival 2015

We are delighted to be returning to Surrey Hills International Music Festival this year with soloists Natalie Klein, Leticia Moreno and guest conductor Dmitry Sitkovetsky. It’s a fantastic programme and line up this year, so be sure to get your tickets fast!

LONDON MOZART PLAYERS – A NEW MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

Nine months ago, the London Mozart Players became a self-governing orchestra run by its musicians. During this challenging time, it has gone from strength to strength, consolidating its place in the UK’s concert life with innovative programmes, recordings and other ventures. It now moves into its second phase, with a new management structure.   A […]

Happy Birthday Howard Shelley, LMP Conductor Laureate!

Happy 65th Birthday Howard, our brilliant Conductor Laureate! We hope you have a day as wonderful as you are! It was a pleasure to celebrate with Howard on Wednesday at St John’s Smith Square after our Mozart Explored lunchtime concert, with some bubbles and a fabulous cake, baked by the fair hands of the illustrious […]

The Battle of Trafalgar: Schools Concert

A participatory concert for school children 7-11yrs bringing the famous battle to life The London Mozart Players are delighted to be working again with the Classical Road Show in presenting another fantastic schools concert at the Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey. On Monday 8th June, the LMP will be joined onstage by David Leonard playing the […]

PRESS RELEASE: RUTH ROGERS APPOINTED AS LEADER

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ruth Rogers as joint Leader of the London Mozart Players. Ruth will take up the position in March 2015 and share this highly prestigious role with Marieke Blankestijn, who has led the orchestra since 2011, and Simon Blendis who joined as leader in October 2014. Described as […]