Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by candlelight | Piccadilly Sinfonietta
On Saturday June 6, in the heart of Manchester, the walls of St Ann’s Church will resound with the music of Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, and Mozart, played by Martyn Jackson and the Piccadilly Sinfonietta.
Experience a romantic, candlelit evening with selections of the world’s greatest classical music in the gorgeous St Ann’s Church. The concert features timeless works by the monumental composers, Mozart, Handel, Bach, and Vivaldi. If you’re in need of a relaxing experience, want to learn more about classical music, or just want to hear virtuosic performances by some of the best, young performers in the UK, this concert is just for you.
The Piccadilly Sinfonietta is one of the UK’s most exciting young ensembles. Founded in 2018, the ensemble has performed in halls throughout the UK including London, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Manchester and further afield. The Piccadilly Sinfonietta exists to perform the world’s greatest classical music in the UK’s most historic venues.
The concert features breath-taking feats of virtuosity from violinist sensation, Martyn Jackson, in Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Bach’s Violin Concerto in E major.
British violinist Martyn Jackson has been acclaimed by The Berliner Morgenpost as “a truly sensitive musician, impassioned playing and utterly compelling” and as “stunning, a player of great intensity .... a remarkably accomplished young violinist” by MusicWeb International. Martyn's recent concert schedule has included solo and chamber music performances at the Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Musikverein, Berlin Konzerthaus, Queen Elisabeth Hall, Gasteig Philharmonie, Purcell Room and King's Place. As a soloist, he has appeared with the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra and Berliner Capella. He has performed chamber music with principle players from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in Milan and Rome.
So why not treat yourself to a spectacular evening and join us for a concert to remember of uplifting music.