7.30pm Saturday 29th September 2018

St Saviour's Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans AL1 4DF

Amadeus welcomes violinist Polina Makhina and conductor James Murray for its Autumn concert at St Saviour's. Polina is a concerto competition finalist from the Purcell School, and plays the lyrcial second concerto by Prokofiev. The concert opens with Beethoven's Overture, The Creatures of Prometheus, and the final work is Mozart's joyful Symphony no. 39, written in the space of a few weeks in the summer of 1788. Amadeus will also be giving a rare outing for Sir Malcolm Arnold's Serenade for Small Orchestra – tuneful and exciting! 

Beethoven ~ Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus op.43

Prokofiev ~ Violin Concerto no.2

Arnold ~ Serenade for small orchestra

Mozart ~ Symphony no.39 in E flat, K.543

Soloist: Polina Makhina (violin) – Purcell School concerto competition finalist

Leader: Jennifer Wigram

Conductor: James Murray 

Tickets: Admission £15 (£3 accompanied schoolchildren) at the door, or in advance £13, £3 online

Makhina pic 2018

                         Polina Makhina (violin)

We are grateful to the Malcolm Arnold Trust for their support of our performance of Serenade for Small Orchestra in this concert