The Piccadilly Sinfonietta
Martyn Jackson (Guest leader/violin) | Warren Mailley-Smith (piano)
Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Bach – Concerto for 2 violins in D minor
Bach – Air on the G String
Bach – Piano Concerto no 3 in D major
Vivaldi – The Four Seasons
Celebrate the end of the week with The Piccadilly Sinfonietta, an exciting new orchestra featuring some of the UK’s most outstanding young professional musicians, lead by the sensational violinist Martyn Jackson.This dynamic ensemble present a programme of some of the greatest classical music ever written including Vivaldi’s masterpiece, “The Four Seasons” in the beautiful surroundings of St Ann’s Church, in the heart of Manchester, by the evocative glow of candlelight.
This special concert also features exceptional british pianist Warren Mailley-Smith, who has developed a large following across the UK thanks to his effortless technique and charismatic charm. One of his most extraordinary achievements is performing the complete solo works (3.5 million notes) of Frederick Chopin from memory. Mailley-Smith is a firm favourite with the Royal Family and he has been featured as Classic FM CD of the Week.