Spotlight Chamber Concerts

Bandstand Chamber Festival and St John’s Waterloo present: Spotlight Chamber Concerts. 

From 7 - 19 December, Spotlight Chamber Concerts brings some of the world’s finest classical musicians to the safely socially-distanced interior of one of London’s landmark churches, St John’s Waterloo. With dramatic lighting centred only on the performers, the audience is invited to focus solely on the immersive experience of live music in this series of concerts and recitals set to lighten up the winter months ahead.

Because of social distancing restrictions, this festival cannot meet costs with ticket revenues alone. Thanks to the generosity of individual sponsors and the musical charities they support, this funding gap is nearly entirely covered, and we have even been able to offer reduced-price Community tickets thanks to the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust. However, there is still some way to go. If you would like to help support the Spotlight Chamber Concerts, your donations would be gratefully received.

7 December: Roderick Williams, baritone & Susie Allan, piano

Ft. Momentum artists Kathryn Rudge, mezzo soprano & Edward Hawkins, bass

Schubert: Schwanengesang, D. 957

The Momentum scheme was founded by Barbara Hannigan, and aims to provide professional opportunities to young established singers and conductors, many of whom have lost all of their work this year.

11 December: Solem Quartet

Adès, The Four Quarters
Beethoven, Quartet in B-flat, Op. 130

13 December: Maxwell Quartet & Anthony Friend

Haydn, Quartet in C, Op. 74, No. 1
Scottish folk music
Mozart, Clarinet Quintet, K. 581

18 December: Steven Isserlis

Bach, Suite No. 1 in G for solo ‘cello, BWV 1007
Walton, Passacaglia
Britten, Suite No. 3, Op. 87
Adès, Sola

19 December: Angela Hewitt

Beethoven, Sonata in B-flat, Op. 106, ‘Hammerklavier’
Beethoven, Sonata in C minor, Op. 111


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