Jonathan Brett received his early musical training on the trombone, viola and piano as a student at the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music in London. Later he attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and read music at the University of Surrey, where started to pursue his interest in conducting. Having gained his early professional experience with the Surrey Chamber Orchestra, since 1990 he has been the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the English Classical Players. In addition to his work with the English Classical Players Jonathan Brett has appeared with many leading orchestras and choruses all around the world.
The concert program at La Fenice Opera House by English conductor Jonathan Brett in collaboration with violinist Maxim Vengerov, universally acclaimed as the greatest living string player in the world today, includes:
- Felix Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture, Fingal’s Cave, Op. 26
- Johannes Brahms, Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 77
- Felix Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56, Scottish
Location: La Fenice Opera House, Venice
Schedule: October 31, 2021