After three years’ absence, classical music is back in the heart of Croydon. The LMP’s 2019/20 season at Fairfield Halls launches with a magnificent gala concert to mark the Halls’ reopening on Wednesday 18th September. The Phoenix Concert Hall welcomes the LMP and not one, but four, guest conductors, performing some of the best loved masterpieces of the classical repertoire – including Mozart of course!
Wednesday 18 September 2019, 7.30pm
Be the first to see the refurbished Phoenix Concert Hall as favourite LMP conductors lead Fairfield’s resident orchestra in a celebratory programme of Mozart, Beethoven & Prokofiev.
Saturday 14 December 2019, 4pm & 8pm
Blending Christmas carols with drama, this brand-new adaptation of Dickens’ seasonal morality tale by actor Tama Matheson features music from LMP and Trinity Chamber Choir.
Monday 23 December 2019, 2.30pm
The full orchestral score of Raymond Briggs’ iconic animated film live-to-picture, along with a narrated re-telling of The Nutcracker, perfect for Christmas!
Sunday 12 January, 7.30pm
In ‘A Concert Extraordinaire’, LMP brings Gallic charm to Croydon in a concert of French classics, including Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto No.1 performed by 2016 BBC Young Musician Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
Thursday 30 April 2020, 7.30pm
The international Classical guitarist joins LMP to perform Rodrigo’s adored Concierto de Aranjuez, with LMP continuing the continental theme with Mozart’s ‘Linz’ Symphony (No.36) & Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony (No.4).
Wednesday 1st July, 7.30pm
Young British star and saxophone sensation Jess Gillam brings all her virtuosity and vitality to Fairfield, performing Glazunov and Nyman alongside LMP favourites Mozart and Haydn.
Fairfield in association with LMP, present a series of free lunchtime concerts in the Arnhem Foyer for the whole community to enjoy, featuring a diverse range of exciting musicians, soloists and chamber groups from across the classical music spectrum. Upcoming concerts include:
London Mozart Players, the UK’s longest established orchestra, is delighted to be back at Fairfield Halls in 2019, celebrating not only its 70th birthday but its 30th year as Croydon’s resident orchestra. Building on its incredible history, the orchestra will bring to Fairfield a wide range of concerts designed to appeal to music lovers of all ages – whether its classical favourites or modern masterpieces. We look forward to welcoming you to the beautifully refurbished Phoenix Concert Hall with its exceptional acoustic – surely the best venue in London for classical music?
If you love classical music and would like to attend our concerts this season then why not become a member of the LMP Friends, and enjoy the benefits that this patronage can bring? You’ll get a 20% discount on ticket prices for our own-promotion events at Fairfield and at other venues such as London’s St John Smith Square and the Queen Elizabeth Hall, and many other benefits. Plus, you’ll be a member of a sociable network of music lovers who enjoy meeting before concerts and at external events such as monthly coffee meetings at Fairfield (from 2020) and an annual lunch.
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