No. 3, Leipziger Straße

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 6:00pm

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Felix Mendelssohn this year, Hackney Proms and Battuta return to the Hackney Empire for another fascinating historical concert: No. 3, Leipziger Straße.

We present a thrilling evening of music and drama, set in 1820s Berlin at the home of the remarkable Mendelssohn family. The programme will include chamber works and songs by the child prodigies, Fanny and Felix, as well as pieces by the old masters they admired; Bach, Handel and Haydn.

The period-instrument ensemble Battuta are joined once again by the hugely popular baritone Thomas Guthrie, and by David Owen Norris, renowned as one of the most innovative and brilliant pianists of our generation.

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

 

The Hackney Proms

The Hackney Proms is a not-for-profit group formed in 2004 to introduce more high-quality orchestral music to the cultural life of Hackney, East London.

Upcoming concerts:

There are currently no upcoming concerts.

Concerts Feedback

If you have recently attended a Hackney Proms concert, please fill in and submit the feedback form.

Children’s Policy

Bringing a child? Have a look at the Hackney Proms Children's Policy.

Support us:

You can donate to the Hackney Proms Appeal by visiting our Everyclick page. Thank you!

Subscribe to our Mailing List:

For updates on our forthcoming concerts, please enter your email address:

Facebook fan page: