OOTS: Tai Murray plays Mendelssohn
Orchestra of the Swan - Orchestra in Residence
The Bradshaw Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR
£25, £20, £18 *plus £1.50 transaction fee
£5 - Birmingham City University students and staff
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Julian Lloyd Webber conductor
Tai Murray violin
Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
New short work by Conservatoire Composition Student, Rosie Tee
Mendelssohn String Sinfonia No.6 in Eb
Mozart Symphony No.25
A wonderful opportunity to compare the relatively youthful and mature works of two of the most celebrated – but sadly, shortest-lived – musical prodigies.
The thirty-year-old Mozart’s overture to the first of his great trio of operatic collaborations with Lorenzo Da Ponte is followed by Mendelssohn’s glorious last major work and probably his most famous, here performed by American violinist Tai Murray.
After, one of the eight Sinfonias for Strings composed when Felix was just twelve (just one year away from his first violin concerto) and a symphony from precocious teenager Wolfgang – its first movement probably best known for launching Miloš Forman’s hit movie Amadeus.
Pre-Concert Talk: Chris Morley (Music Critic, Birmingham Post) will discuss opportunities for talented aspiring young musicians in today's competitive and cut-throat arts sector with Julian Lloyd Webber, Principal of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and Tai Murray, one of the few African-American musicians to be involved in Classical Music.