The International Music Festival is one of the most prestigious and well known music festivals to visit Leicester annually. The father of classical music, Mozart, will be featured at the festival along with legendary Schubert and Britain’s brilliant young composer, Mark Simpson from the 19th to 21st of September, 2019.
His work will be featured in all concerts that include two new commissions for Nicholas Daniel and the very young flautist, Daniel Shao. You will also have the opportunity to be smitten by Mozart’s lovely Clarinet Quintet and Schubert’s incomparable String Quintent in C.
Be ready to fall into a cosmic trance!
With Nicholas Daniel (oboe) as the leader of the orchestra, internationally acclaimed musicians like Katya Apekisheva (pianist), Richard O’Neill (violist) and Leonard Elschenbroich (cello) will be returning to Leicester and they will be joined by Jack Liebeck and Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Clare Finnemore (viola), Michael Petrov (cello), Richard Uttley (piano) and Mark Simpson (clarinet + composer in association).
It is absolutely delightful to be able to witness such profound artists perform live, on one stage at the same time. If they weren’t enough, young musicians such as Daniel Shao (flute), Joseph Havlat (piano) will be featuring in Friday Lunchtime special introducing concert and also Lio Evans (soprano), for a performance of Schubert’s The Shepherd On the Rock.
The festival will be held from the 19th to 21st of September. The venue would be The New Walk Museum and Art Gallery. It’s situated at the New Walk in Leicester, England, not far from the city centre. It opened in 1849 as one of the first public museums in the United Kingdom. The ambiance and heritage attached to this venue will only bring more light and energy to the music festival.
Come find your soul through music at the International Music Festival in Leicester and be absolutely smitten by the musicians of the land!
To know more about the event or buy your passes, visit - http://www.leicesterinternationalmusicfestival.org.uk/festival2019
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