A top orchestra just played a Mozart concerto on a public piano in a London railway station
26 September 2018, 12:38
London's historic St Pancras Station is home to a some pianos that anyone can sit down and play. But what happens if you bring along an orchestra?
Yesterday, travellers and passersby at London's St Pancras Station were treated to a musical performance on one of the station's public pianos.
But it wasn't simply a beautiful piece of solo piano music. Thanks to the London Mozart Players, this was a performance of a complete Mozart Concerto, with soloist Howard Shelley directing from the piano. They performed Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 with an encore of the fantastic finale of his ‘Jupiter' symphony.
The performance helped mark two anniversaries, St Pancras Station is 150 years old in 2018, and London Mozart Players are kicking off their 70th anniversary season - see the orchestra's upcoming concerts here. And we streamed the whole performance live on our Facebook page.
Find out more about the London Mozart Players and their upcoming concerts here.