Neville Marriner at 90: Live at St. Martin in the Fields

Sunday 1 June, 7pm-9pm. An exclusive broadcast of a special concert from London, presented by David Mellor.

Sir Neville Marriner

In this exclusive concert broadcast, David Mellor continues Classic FM's celebrations of the 90th birthday of Sir Neville Marriner , who founded the Academy of St Martin in the Fields in 1958.  

This concert in Sir Neville's honour - which took place at St Martin in the Fields on Tuesday 20 May - saw first violin Tomo Keller leading the ensemble in Mozart's Symphony No.25, Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis and a piece of music chosen by Classic FM's listeners, from a shortlist that was recently listed on this website.  

Gallery: Neville Marriner at 90 - A Life in Pictures > 

David Mellor hosted the concert on the night and tonight, he reflects on the special occasion, sharing stories and anecdotes about this remarkable English musician and his world-class orchestra.

David Mellor

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