The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields is one of the world’s premier chamber orchestras, renowned for its fresh, brilliant interpretations of the world’s most-loved classical music. Formed by Sir Neville Marriner in 1958 from a group of leading London musicians, the Academy gave its first performance in its namesake church in November 1959. Through its live performances and vast recording output the orchestra quickly gained an enviable international reputation. A University Concert Series presentation at the Missouri Theatre.