Wednesday 15 November 2017 7:30PM

Joshua Bell director, violin; Academy of St Martin in the Fields

JS Bach, Tchaikovsky, Piazzolla and Ponce

Additional notes

Change of Programme
The programme for this concert has changed from previously advertised and will now as listed below.


  • Joshua Bell director, violin
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Harvey de Souza violin I
  • Amanda Smith violin I
  • Miranda Playfair violin I
  • Katie Stillman violin I
  • Helen Paterson violin I
  • Jennifer Godson violin II
  • Gabrielle Painter violin II
  • Mark Butler violin II
  • Matthew Ward violin II
  • Jeremy Morris violin II
  • Ian Rathbone viola
  • Alexandros Koustas viola
  • Reiad Chibah viola
  • Duncan Anderson viola
  • Stephen Orton cello
  • Juliet Welchman cello
  • Judith Herbert cello
  • Lynda Houghton double bass
  • Benjamin Russell double bass
  • John Constable harpsichord

Renowned for his impassioned music-making, restless curiosity and multi-faceted musical interests, Joshua Bell stands among today’s great violinists.

In 2011 the musicians of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields chose him to succeed the famous chamber orchestra’s founder Sir Neville Marriner as its Music Director. Their collaboration has flourished since, earning rave reviews and reaching audiences worldwide.

Bell and the ASMF return to Wigmore Hall to explore logic, clarity and beauty in works by Bach, Tchaikovsky and Piazzolla.

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
        • Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major BWV1048
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
        • Serenade in C major Op. 48
  • Interval
  • Ástor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
        • Four Seasons of Buenos Aires (arr. Leonid Desyatnikov for violin and strings)
  • Encore
  • Manuel Ponce (1882-1948)
        • Estrellita

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