A note from Purcell’s Director of Music

‘It is an enormous pleasure to be curating an Events Guide again, for the first time in 18 months. In common with all our colleagues in the music profession, we are publishing plans with a certain amount of caution, hope and prayer, as nothing feels certain any more. However, one sure-fire certainty is that our students and teachers have worked unbelievably hard over the last year, and produced the most remarkable body of work.

The programmes here speak for themselves, and I can’t wait to share them with you. In some ways we are slowly returning to normal, but in other ways things will never be the same as before. From restriction can come enormous creative freedom, and an invitation to think anew. The Purcell School is full of such creative people, that I find this a thrilling opportunity to refresh what we do. I particularly look forward to seeing you all again in the auditorium in gradually increasing numbers.’

Paul Hoskins
Director of Music
The Purcell School

Upcoming Performance Highlight

On Friday 26th November, our young musicians will return to St John’s Smith Square with an exciting programme of works by old masters and young talent. Performances will include, Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No 8 Pathétique and Brahms Symphony No 1, conducted by Director of Music Paul Hoskins, alongside Ēriks Ešenvalds choral Trinity Te Deum.

Tickets are on sale now through the venue’s online box office here. We look forward to seeing you there!