Songbird Strings of Texas – Free Concert! – 3pm
Songbird Strings of Texas hails from the famously musical city of Austin, Texas. Representing the Songbird Rising Suzuki School and honoring a combined 100+ years of dedicated study, our students are excited to showcase their hard work with a program of classical music including Bach, Brahms, Mozart, Dvorak and Palladio by Karl Jenkins. Aged from 7 to 16, these impressive young students are sure to wow with a musicality that defies their age.
Laura Poyzer is a passionate music teacher and school director. An education in performance and pedagogy, spanning Wales and Austin, Texas, set the stage for the founding of Songbird Rising Suzuki School. For over a decade, Laura has guided hundreds of students in Austin, TX, on their musical journeys.
The ensemble’s story is told in the school’s ideals: Growth, Joy, and Community, and by a long-held dream of director, Laura Poyzer to return to her homeland with her students. Across Edinburgh, Chester, Bristol, Bath, and London, our performance celebrates friendship, fun, and enthusiasm for new experiences. The tour is an incredible opportunity for our student’s growth as musicians and as people. We welcome you to join us, enjoy our performance, and become a part of what is sure to be one of the most formative and memorable experiences of these young musicians’ lives.
Opera Holland Park – Messa di Gloria Giacomo Puccini – 7:30pm
Ahead of his return to Opera Holland Park as Canio in Pagliacci, tenor David Butt Philip joins baritone Ross Ramgobin, conductor John Andrews, the Opera Holland Park chorus and City of London Sinfonia in a special performance of Puccini’s Messa di Gloria.Read More
Battersea Choral Society sings Brahms and Cherubini – 7:30pm
Battersea Choral Society sings Brahms and Cherubini
Join us for a spectacular evening of choral music at Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, London, UK. The excellent Battersea Choral Society will be performing by Brahms' Schicksalslied and Cherubini's Requiem, with Sam Evans conducting the Battersea Ensemble. Don't miss this extraordinary musical experience!