Photos from the final of the St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Music Competition 2019. The finalists were: The Brompton QuartetThe Bloomsbury QuartetPocket Sinfonia Also performing were the Amanzi Quartet, winners of the Audience Prize in the 2018 competition.
Alfred Brendel coaches the Albion String Quartet and the Gildas Quartet in King’s Place Hall One.
A string quintet from the Brandenburg Sinfonia. I’ve never seen a group of musicians look so happy during Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.
Here’s the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment playing Mozart’s Horn Concerto no 1 at Conway Hall in April. In the background they’re projecting Mozart’s handwritten copy of the score, complete with translations of the jokes he left for his horn playing friend Joseph Leutgeb. I love the fact we’re …