RUSH HOUR #9: IGNITION

Thursday
03
May
FREE
6.00PM
St John's Waterloo i
RUSH HOUR #9: IGNITION
Fanny Mendelssohn Overture
Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No.1
Academy of St Martin in the Fields

“This child is really something special” said the teacher of both Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn, but it was to Fanny that he was referring. Huge obstacles were placed in the path of her composing career, but pieces like the Overture shine with extravagant invention and showcase a talent cruelly curtailed. 

Nothing held Felix back. In his First Symphony we plunge straight into a frenetic, fiery opening, deep inside the mind of a riotous teenager impatient to shake things up…

Leading the way are the musicians of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, an ensemble world-renowned for their unconducted performances. 

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