Entries by Peter Wright

Mozart – It speeds up your reactions

Listening to Mozart minuets could speed up your reaction times when working, according to a new study. Researchers from Kyoto and Harvard Universities found people of a range of ages worked more efficiently while listening to the soothing strains of a Mozart minuet. Participants aged between eight and nine and 65 to 75 were asked to complete a […]

Michael Posner

Michael studied with Nobuko Imai, Mischa Geller and Simon Rowland-Jones at the Royal Northern College of Music, where he achieved a Gmus RNCM and PP RNCM, and was the winner of the Dearden Academic Award. Upon leaving the RNCM, he joined the Peterborough String Orchestra where he became principal viola, playing regularly in the Chamber Ensemble and […]

Julia Desbruslais

At sixteen Julia Desbruslais won an open scholarship to study the cello with Florence Hooton at the Royal Academy of Music.  During this time she won many awards including the Suggia Award and the Leverhulme Chamber Music Scholarship.  Under the direction of Sydney Griller she was a founder member of the all-female Fairfield String Quartet. […]

Sarah Butcher – Cello

Sarah studied cello with Stefan Popov at the Guildhall School of Music and chamber music with Hans Keller and the Chilingirian String Quartet. She also took part in masterclasses with William Pleeth at the Aldeburgh Summer School. She has played in many orchestras and ensembles in the UK including the BBC Symphony orchestra, The Guildhall […]

Louise Honeyman R.I.P.

Louise Honeyman died on March 19th 2014. Louise was the Managing Director of the LMP during the 80’s and 90’s. She was the first Woman MD of a British Orchestra. Jane Glover was appointed, by Louise, as Artistic Director. In March 1989 she approached Croydon Council and they agreed to make the LMP their resident […]

Press Release February 12th 2014

PRESS RELEASE: 12 February 2014 “A renaissance for the London Mozart Players!” ‘’……….it gives me more joy than I can say to perform and record with them, I am honoured to be their Conductor Laureate” (Howard Shelley) The London Mozart Players, the UK’s longest established chamber orchestra and considered by many as one of Europe’s finest, is […]

Sir Richard Stilgoe

We are delighted that Sir Richard has agreed to perform at our Gala fundraising concert on April 29th. You’ll have to come along to find out exactly how he will entertain you. But a re wording of a Flanders and Swan Classic is a clue!

LMP Friends – Thank you

The loyal friends of the LMP made donations to help make this new website possible. Also the individual players of the orchestra each contributed £60 each. A big thank you everyone.