Guildhall String Ensemble

Directed by Candida Thompson

Candida Thompson sitting at table holding violin

Guildhall School alumna Candida Thompson, Artistic Director of Amsterdam Sinfonietta, directs the impressive Guildhall String Ensemble.

The programme features a trio of musical dedications: Arvo Pärt’s elegy for Benjamin Britten; Britten’s tribute to his teacher Frank Bridge; and Shostakovich’s birthday gift for the violinist David Oistrakh.

Promoted by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama

End-time to be announced nearer the event


Students in possession of a valid Students' Union card, over 60s/OAPs, under 18s, Equity members and blind/visually impaired audience members and their guests.

£5 (subject to availability)

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Milton Court Concert Hall