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Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at Christmas

Add to my Calendar 19-12-2021 19:30 19-12-2021 21:30 36 Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at Christmas On Sunday 19th December 2021 at 7:30pm, in the heart of Cambridgeshire, the walls of Ely Cathedral will resound to the music of Vivaldi, Corelli and Mozart,  performed by the Piccadilly Sinfonietta.  "Stunning" - Classic FM When the going gets tough in the run-up to Christmas and you've had about as much seasonal music as you can take, with choirs in every available cathedral, church and hall - get yourself over to Ely!  This is the moment to put down your last-minute Christmas shopping, gather your thoughts, and renew your emotional energy. The Piccadilly Sinfonietta is one of the UK’s most exciting young ensembles and performs a selection of well-loved classics including the seasonal Christmas Concerto by Corelli and Vivaldi’s exquisite Four Seasons.   The concert features breathtaking feats of virtuosity from the Violinist sensation, Sara Trickey, and features the virtuoso concert pianist Warren Mailley-Smith in performance of Mozart’s sublime Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major. The award-winning concert pianist and a favourite performer for the British Royal Family recently became the first British pianist to perform Chopin’s complete works from memory. An exceptional talent and a self-deprecating sense of humour, combined with his formidable technical skill and mature musicality, makes him a favourite with audiences and venue staff alike   So why not treat yourself to a Christmas Special on and join us for an evening to remember of uplifting music at Ely Cathedral, performed by the sensational Piccadilly Sinfonietta. Ely Cathedral is the only UK building to be listed as ‘one of the seven medieval wonders of the world’.  Ely has been a prominent film location for many films Elizabeth: The Golden Age, The Other Boleyn Girl and The King’s Speech.  Early booking is advisable.     Ely Cathedral, Ely DD/MM/YYYY

Details

Ely Cathedral
The College
Ely
Cambridgeshire
CB7 4DL
England


Programme

Johann PachelbelCanon in D Major, P.37
Wolfgang Amadeus MozartPiano Concerto no.21 in C major, K.467
Antonio VivaldiThe Four Seasons
Johann Sebastian BachHerz und Mund und Tat und Leben (cantata), BWV 147: 'Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring'
Arcangelo CorelliConcerto Grosso in G minor 'Christmas concerto', Op.6 no.8

Performers

Sara Trickey – violin
Warren Mailley-Smith – piano

Piccadilly Sinfonietta

Programme Note

On Sunday 19th December 2021 at 7:30pm, in the heart of Cambridgeshire, the walls of Ely Cathedral will resound to the music of Vivaldi, Corelli and Mozart,  performed by the Piccadilly Sinfonietta. 

"Stunning" - Classic FM

When the going gets tough in the run-up to Christmas and you've had about as much seasonal music as you can take, with choirs in every available cathedral, church and hall - get yourself over to Ely!  This is the moment to put down your last-minute Christmas shopping, gather your thoughts, and renew your emotional energy.

The Piccadilly Sinfonietta is one of the UK’s most exciting young ensembles and performs a selection of well-loved classics including the seasonal Christmas Concerto by Corelli and Vivaldi’s exquisite Four Seasons.  

The concert features breathtaking feats of virtuosity from the Violinist sensation, Sara Trickey, and features the virtuoso concert pianist Warren Mailley-Smith in performance of Mozart’s sublime Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major.

The award-winning concert pianist and a favourite performer for the British Royal Family recently became the first British pianist to perform Chopin’s complete works from memory. An exceptional talent and a self-deprecating sense of humour, combined with his formidable technical skill and mature musicality, makes him a favourite with audiences and venue staff alike  

So why not treat yourself to a Christmas Special on and join us for an evening to remember of uplifting music at Ely Cathedral, performed by the sensational Piccadilly Sinfonietta.

Ely Cathedral is the only UK building to be listed as ‘one of the seven medieval wonders of the world’.  Ely has been a prominent film location for many films Elizabeth: The Golden Age, The Other Boleyn Girl and The King’s Speech. 

Early booking is advisable. 
 

 

Sara Trickey

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