LMP at Christ Church, Gipsy Hill

A concert in collaboration with Christ Church Gipsy Hill with music to celebrate their 150th anniversary.

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 leading artists. This performance conducted by Malcolm Archer with Winchester College Chapel Choir, London Mozart Players, and soloists Sarah Fox, Diana Moore, John Mark Ainsley & Ashley Riches delivers a compelling performance: combining the thrilling clarity of Winchester College choir, a star studded line up of soloists and the integrity of the countries longest established orchestra in Süssmayr’s completion of the work.’

 

Grayshott Concerts: Schumann Cello Concerto

The LMP with cellist Raphael Wallfisch will perform at St Luke’s, Grayshott as part of the Grayshott Concert series. There will be a programme of Mendelssohn, Piatti, Schumann and Dvorak. Raphael Wallfisch will be playing the Schumann Cello Concerto in  an exciting arrangement for string orchestra.

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 dive into the explosive mind of Grieg.

Described by International Piano as “The best lunch-break you’ve ever had,” this popular series will see a host of symphonic performances, accompanied as ever by Howard’s humorous and intriguing introductions, all within a lunchtime concert in the beautiful surroundings of St John’s Smith Square.

Designed for everyone from city workers and resident Londoners to holiday-makers day-trippers, London Mozart Players’ Piano Explored is the perfect addition to your lunch-time.

TICKETS NOW ON SALE! Click on the dates below to book your tickets.

Tickets: £15 (students £5)

Wednesday 4th October 2017 – 1.05pm
GRIEG Piano Concerto in A minor Op.16

Wednesday 1st November 2017 – 1.05pm
SCHUMANN Piano Concerto A minor Op.54

Wednesday 6th December 2017 – 1.05pm
SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No.2 in F, Op.102

Wednesday 7th February 2018 – 1.05pm
MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.25

Wednesday 7th March 2018 – 1.05pm
SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.22

 

Box Office: 020 7222 1061 | St John’s Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HA
Booking fees: £2.75 telephone / £1.75 online

 

#LMPOnTheMove: LMP & SHIFT K3Y, Live at BoxPark Croydon

London Mozart Players presents an unforgettable fusion of dance, electronic, indie and classical music at Croydon’s BoxPark alongside a range of special guests.

Croydon’s resident orchestra will be joined by a line-up of London’s most exciting music talent, including a headline performance from multi-talented English DJ, artist and producer Shift K3y, whose energetic, compelling dance music will be brought to life alongside a 15-piece orchestra and dramatic visuals.

The evening will also include performances of music from Max Richter & blockbuster film Psycho, as well as a world premiere short work from songwriting/production duo Brother Tree.

About Shift K3Y

Hailing from North London, Shift K3Y exploded onto the scene with his debut single ‘Touch‘, before going on to collaborate with some of today’s best-selling UK artists, including Zara Larsson, Jess Glynne & MNEK. His 2015 single ‘Gone Missing‘ with BB Diamond secured his reputation as one of the UK’s innovative dance artists and on this exclusive night he’ll be presenting his best known chart hits alongside brand new music from his upcoming album, all brought to life by Placebo & Kanye West collaborator and orchestrator Fiona Brice.

LMP: Zambezi Tales

Join us for the Zambezi Tales – a musical journey through Africa, featuring tales from the Shona and Tonga tribes, some funny, some scary and sinister – all with the special magic of African tribal legends. The audience songs include a chant in Bantu!
Meet a cunning hyena, an earth-shaking elephant, an envious warthog and many more characters of the African plains, as these stories come to life through music.
There will be two performances – the first at 11.15am and the second at 1.30pm

JAM on the Marsh

London Mozart Players made their JAM on the Marsh debut last year, alongside the Mousai Singers, conducted by Daniel Cook, performing amongst others the world premiere of Paul Mealor’s The Shadows of War to a packed audience. This year Michael Bawtree takes over the baton and Daniel Cook moves to the organ bench for a totally unique concert, during which they will perform the Poulenc Organ Concerto, Judith Bingham’s Jacob’s Ladder and Albinoni’s Adagio on three different organs from France, England and Holland! This has never been done before, and will give the audience the extraordinary opportunity of hearing these pieces performed on the appropriate organ, in one concert. Elgar’s Introduction and Allegro and Sibelius’ Rakastava complete this captivating programme.

Albinoni | Adagio
Judith Bingham | Jacob’s Ladder
Elgar | Introduction and Allegro
Poulenc | Organ Concerto
Sibelius | Rakastava

Daniel Cook, organ
Michael Bawtree, conductor

Wotton Concert Series: Bruch Violin Concerto

Join the LMP for a concert of Mozart, Bruch and Beethoven. After last year’s sell out concert, the brilliant young violinist, Julia Pusker, returns to play the Bruch violin concerto. The concert will be conducted by the LMP’s very own Ben Hoffnung.

Grayshott Concerts: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

Orchestra-in-residence of Grayshott Concerts, LMP, return to give what promises to be a spectacular concert with two rising stars of the classical music industry.

Conductor Elim Chan

Violin Joo Yeon Sir

ROSSINI Italian Girl in Algiers Overture

MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor

K JENKINS Chatterbox

MOZART Symphony No.40 in G minor K550

#LMPOnTheMove: Sheku Kanneh-Mason

BBC Young Musician 2016 Sheku Kanneh-Mason headlines one of the highlights of this year’s Crystal Palace Overground Festival, performing Haydn’s Cello Concerto with London Mozart Players.

The concert is part of a weekend takeover series specially curated by Croydon’s resident orchestra, and also featuring a side/side performance of Shostakovich’s Chamber Symphony with young musicians from Croydon Music & Arts.

SHOSTAKOVICH | CHAMBER SYMPHONY

HAYDN | CELLO CONCERTO IN C

MOZART | ‘HAFFNER’ SYMPHONY NO.35

The first black musician to win the BBC accolade, Sheku Kanneh-Mason is one of the UK’s emerging classical musicians. His self-titled debut EP was released this year on Decca Classics, and features his take on Leonard Cohen’s classic Hallelujah¸ which he performed at the 2017 BAFTAs at the Royal Albert Hall. In this special collaboration, the cellist performs alongside Croydon’s own orchestra, as well as musicians from Croydon Music & Arts.

 

Crystal Palace Overground Festival presents: Roald Dahl’s Little Red Riding Hood

Delve into Roald Dahl’s interpretation of the children’s classic Little Red Riding Hood, brought to life with live music by Paul Patterson and performed by Rebecca Kenny and the London Mozart Players.

Join Croydon’s resident orchestra this half term as we re-imagine the iconic children’s classic story, surrounded by an exciting collection of installation art from a local community group.

Suitable for children of all ages.

 

Check out our feature on the genius behind these classic children’s stories below…

 

Crystal Palace Overground Festival: Thomas Trotter, Vivaldi Gloria + Karl Jenkins’ Adiemus

Croydon Gospel Choir perform Vivaldi Gloria, and Crystal Palace Community Choir & the choirs of Harris Academy join forces to sing Karl Jenkins’ renowned anthem Adiemus, also featuring a special performance by world renowned organist Thomas Trotter.

The concert is part of a weekend takeover series specially curated by Croydon’s resident orchestra, and also features soloists Thomas Trotter performing Poulenc’s Organ Concerto with London Mozart Players.

KARL JENKINS | ADIEMUS
VIVALDI | GLORIA
POULENC | ORGAN CONCERTO
MOZART | DIVERTIMENTO IN Bb

LMP at the Crystal Palace Museum

The Museum and the internationally renowned London Mozart Players invite you to discover stories from the spectacular Crystal Palace, illustrated with music. Join us for this family concert with delicious coffee and biscuits generously donated by Dalhousie.

LMP Cello Trail

There’s nothing more relaxing and civilised than hearing the strains of a solo cello floating over the hushed conversation and delicious coffee aromas of a café environment. Never more so when the soloist is Principal Cellist of the London Mozart Players, Sebastian Comberti, one of the UK’s finest musicians who will give 20 minutes recitals at each location – follow the trail to start the weekend! 10:30 Brown & Green, 11:30 Outside Sainsbury’s, 12:30 Living Water Satisfies and 13:30 Crystal Palace Park Gardens (beside the bus station)

LMP in Würzburg

LMP are heading to Würzburg with a programme of Haydn, Mozart and Myslivecek as part of the Mozartfest Würzburg. With Howard Shelley as both director and soloist, they will be playing Mozart’s first Piano Concerto in F. They will be performing at the Residenz, Kaisersaal.