Haydn arr Salomon Symphony no.94 “Surprise” (movement 1)
Beethoven arr. Lachner Piano Concerto no.3
London Mozart Players
Howard Shelley piano
Simon Blendis leader
LMP and their Conductor Laureate Howard Shelley open this special online edition of the Petworth Festival with a celebration of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary. Exceptional Pianist Howard Shelley directs a performance of the sublime Piano Concerto No. 3, and concert opens with the opening Adagio-Allegro assai from Haydn’s 94th ‘Surprise’ Symphony. Howard has a special relationship with the LMP with whom he has worked closely for 45 years. Together we have given hundreds of concerts and made many recordings and overseas tours. An Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Music, Howard was awarded an OBE for his services to classical music in 2009.