Enjoy an exceptional performance of some of Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn's greatest works, along with other outstanding compositions by Schumann and Bach. Performed by renowned concert pianist Christina Lawrie and set in the beautiful candlelit location of St Mary Le Strand, London, it's a hugely appealing programme designed to help you celebrate the weekend in style! There's a good choice of bars and restaurants nearby to complete your night. Featuring Christina Lawrie (piano) Programme Bach-Hess: Jesu, joy of man's desiring Bach-Howe: Sheep may safely graze Schumann-Liszt: Widmung Schubert-Liszt: Liebesbotschaft Fanny Mendelssohn: Nocturne Mendelssohn: Selection of Songs without Words Mendelssohn: Rondo Capriccioso Christina Lawrie enjoys an exciting and varied career as soloist, song pianist and chamber musician. Career highlights include solo recitals for Wigmore Hall; Purcell Room; Leeds International Concert Season; St. George's, Bristol; Perth Concert Hall; Grieg Concerto with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and live performances for BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Scotland as well as filmed performances of music by Beethoven and Ravel for BBC Bitesize. Christina has won a host of accolades on a national and international level. She was a finalist in the Royal Overseas League Piano Competition in London, the Madrid International Piano Competition “ Compositores de España” and a prizewinner at the Marsala International Piano Competition. Christina is a graduate of Cambridge University, the RCM and RAM. She studied with Sergei Babayan, Joan Havill, Vanessa Latarche and Yonty Solomon. She is a member of staff at the Royal College of Music Junior Department, and also works as a staff accompanist in the RCM Vocal department.
Mendelssohn By Candlelight - Christina Lawrie