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CCO-CNHS concert 30.3.2019

Exploring the Natural World: Concert celebrating the 100th Conversazione of Cambridge Natural History Society

Cambridge Concert Orchestra presents 'Exploring the Natural World', a concert to celebrate and promote Cambridge Natural History Society's 100th Conversazione (annual free public exhibition) being held in Cambridge University Department of Zoology 12-13 April 2019.

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Septura Brass Septet

Sun 25 February 2018

West Road Concert Hall

Kleptomania

The brass septet is a brand new invention, and therein lies the root of our compulsion to steal: we have no canon of repertoire, no grand history of great compositions.

And so we’re inventing one. Like musical Robin Hoods we thieve from the richest ensembles to create a counterfactual history — a parallel universe in which, in the world of chamber music, the brass septet rules.

Our four-concert series comes to West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge in 2017-18, and presents our prize pickings: plunder from pianists, string ensembles, chamber orchestras and singers.

Pilfered Piano

The piano’s rich repertoire is tempting for transcribers, and Debussy’s Préludes and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition are certainly no exception. Images inspire a huge range of colours from both composers, and using all of the techniques in Septura’s vast arsenal these are brightly illuminated.


Debussy Préludes
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

Cost: £20, £15 concessions, £5 students.

Enquiries and booking

Booking is recommended for this event.

20% discount when booking all four concerts in the series
10% group discount when booking 5 or more tickets

Enquiries: Cambridge Live Website Email: tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk Telephone: 01223 357851

Timing

All times

Sun 25 February 2018 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Venue

Address: West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 9DP
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Email: westroad@mus.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 335184
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