Music in the Round – May Festival 2010

Music in the Round – May Festival 2010

Saturday 8 May

12.45pm @ Sheffield Crucible Theatres Studio
Ensemble 360: Knocking on the Door of Romanticism
Tickets: £9/£6.50 Disabled & Unemployed/£3 Under 18s & Students
Two completely different pieces by Beethoven; the compact and cheerful Horn Sonata and the famous Archduke, featuring one of the most moving slow movements ever written, evocative of a prayer.

3pm @ Sheffield Crucible Theatres Studio
Family Concert: Bite-size Beethoven
Tickets: £10/£3 Under 18s & Students. Families of four can save 10% by booking in advance.
Bring your child and a percussion instrument – be it bongos, the spoons or a homemade pencil xylophone – and take part in creating a new Festival piece based on Beethoven’s Symphony No.5.

6.15pm @ Sheffield Crucible Theatres Studio
Pre-concert talk: Mozart and the Great Divide
Tickets: £2/Free to friends of MitR
The University of Sheffield’s Music Department’s Professor Simon Keefe talks to Paul Allen about Mozart’s place in the Revolution from Classicism to Romanticism and the ways in which our perceptions of him have gone on changing since his lifetime.

7.45pm @ Sheffield Crucible Theatres Studio
Ludwig String Trio: The Rise of the String Trio
Tickets: £14/£9.50 Disabled & Unemployed/£3 Under 18s & Students
Three great string trios by Schubert, Beethoven, and Mozart. Includes The Divertimento, considered to be the greatest work ever written for this combination of strings.

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