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Romantic Cello by Candlelight

About the Event

In this highly‐anticipated concert, hear the mellifluous sounds of classical music by Samuel Barber, Frank Bridge, Camille Saint‐Saëns and John Ireland at London's treasured and world‐renowned St. George´s Church (Hanover Square).

Indulge in an enchanting evening of classical music and romance as the velvety tones of the cello fills the air of St George’s Church, Hanover Square, casting a spell of passion and emotion in this very special concert by candlelight.

Join us for a mesmerising cello recital featuring the extraordinary talents of internationally acclaimed cellist Chris Grist and Daniel Grimwood. The intimate setting and atmospheric hue of London Concertante’s sell‐out Candlelight Concerts series will transport you to a world of timeless love, where the expressive nuances of each note echo the depths of the heart.

The programme will showcase masterpieces that have stood the test of time, beginning with Samuel Barber’s evocative “Cello Sonata”, a work that weaves together haunting melodies and poignant lyricism. Immerse yourself in the rich harmonies of Frank Bridge’s “Cello Sonata”, a composition that effortlessly navigates the realms of tenderness and drama.

As the evening unfolds, experience the ethereal beauty of Camille Saint‐Saëns’ “The Swan”, a piece that captures the elegance and grace of love with its delicate phrasing and exquisite melodies.

Concluding the recital is the soul‐stirring Cello Sonata by John Ireland, a work that invites you into a world of passion and introspection.

Let the flickering candlelight and the soulful resonance of the cellos create an atmosphere of intimacy and connection, alongside London Concertante’s signature Candlelight Concerts atmosphere.

Join us for a romantic journey through the ages, where the timeless language of music expresses the deepest emotions of the heart.

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