• Linda Marks

Oliver Zeffman conducts at the V&A and British Library

For the opening concert of Music x Museums, an innovative new series across London museums, Oliver Zeffman will conduct the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński in a programme inspired by the V&A’s exhibition Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear. Friday 1st April at 7.15pm, The Raphael Courts, V&A South Kensington LULLY 'Le Bourgeois gentilhomme' - Overture (arr. A. Gies) CAVALLI 'Lucidissima face' from 'La Calisto’ HANDEL 'Siam prossimi al porto' from 'Rinaldo’ HANDEL 'Furibondo spira il vento' from 'Partenope’ CAROLINE SHAW 'Entr’acte’ HANDEL 'Cara sposa' from 'Rinaldo’ HANDEL 'Agitato da fiere tempeste' from 'Riccardo Primo’ STRAVINSKY 'Apollo’ More info: https://www.vam.ac.uk/event/pXz0eB3LPW/jakub-jozef-orlinski-with-oliver-zeffman

Continuing the series, he will conduct the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and The Bach Choir at The British Library as a finale to their exhibition Beethoven: Idealist. Innovator. Icon Friday 22nd April at 7pm, Entrance Hall, The British Library BEETHOVEN Choral Fantasy (Op.80) BEETHOVEN Symphony No 6 ‘Pastoral’ (Op.68) More info: https://www.bl.uk/events/beethoven-in-concert-with-the-academy-of-st-martins-in-the-fields

Photograph of Oliver Zeffman taken by Rebecca Reid
Oliver Zeffman (credit: Rebecca Reid)