The Mozart Symphony Orchestra is one of London’s finest professional ensembles.
London has a much deserved reputation as the leading city in the world for classical music and the Mozart Symphony Orchestra of London is a vital part of that. Our players are all of the highest calibre.
If you hire the Mozart Symphony Orchestra for your event, you can be sure of the very best.
Philip Mackenzie is currently Principal Conductor of the Mozart Symphony Orchestra and the Amadeus Orchestra, and Principal Guest Conductor of the Crimean State Symphony Orchestra. He also frequently works with the Manchester Camerata and his most recent CD with them was described by Gramophone Magazine as “first class” and was “highly recommended” by the Penguin CD guide.
Other orchestras with which Philip has worked with include Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Bombay Chamber Orchestra, the Pardubice Chamber Orchestra, Bath Philharmonia, Guernsey Symphony Orchestra, the Manchester Concert Orchestra, and the Kwa Zulu Natal Symphony Orchestra.
Recently, Philip conducted the Moscow TV and Radio State Orchestra and the chorus from the Kirov Opera in a sell-out performance of Mozart’s Requiem in Moscow. In September of this year he shared a central London stage with Leslie Garratt and Kylie Minogue.
As a choral trainer he has achieved notable successes with the Manchester Bach Choir, Exeter Choral Society and many others. Philip has taught conducting at Bath Spa University College and Newcastle University.
Michael Gurevich enjoys a varied performing career, most recently appearing as soloist, director and leader with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, concertmaster of the Budapest Festival Orchestra, and principal viola and soloist with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta amongst others.
Devoted to chamber music, Michael is a member of the London Haydn Quartet and frequently performs with the Nash Ensemble. With them, he has performed at, amongst others, Carnegie Hall, the Wigmore Hall, Royal Concertgebouw and at the Verbier, Edinburgh and Aix-en-Provence Festivals. He has also recorded extensively for the Hyperion label, including the London Haydn Quartet’s cycle of Haydn quartets, with the Nash Ensemble and with early music group Arcangelo, where Michael is a frequent leader. Radio broadcasts include appearances on BBC Radio 3, SWR2, ABC Classic FM, CBC Radio, NHK and many others.
Passionate about teaching, Michael taught at Chetham’s School of Music, following teaching fellowships at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Royal Northern College of Music. He has also taught chamber music masterclasses worldwide, including at the Juilliard School, Yale University, Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music, Australian National Academy of Music and at Domaine Forget in Canada.