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Musicals by Candlelight (Susan Elkin reviews)

Musicals By Candlelight continues at St Paul’s Church, London until 10 June 2023.

Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩

This 60-minute concert was a happy meeting of several of my worlds. I review theatre and musical theatre. I have been attending classical music concerts all my life and these days review a fair number of them. I play amateur violin and am part of a quartet. So to hear an outstanding quartet playing theatrical music ticked a lot of boxes. It was definitely a concert with my name on it so thank you Musical Theatre Review for inviting to cover it.

Icon Strings consists of six  highly accomplished professional musicians of whom four played in this concert: Martyn Jackson first violin, Charis Jenson violin two, Sophie Lockett viola and Kirsten Jenson cello ….

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Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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