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Shackleton's Cat Opera

Shackleton's Cat - Children's Opera

Shackleton's Cat returns in 2018, as part of English Touring Opera's award-winning strand of operas for young people. The opera tells the story of the voyage and destruction of the Endurance 100 years ago, and the subsequent tale of survival against all odds. The opera lasts just over an hour and is created for children aged 7-11 and their families.

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Britten Sinfonia

Tue 17 April

West Road Concert Hall

Thomas Gould violin
Clare Finnimore viola
Caroline Dearnley cello
TBC piano

Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer Caroline Shaw’s new work is premiered in the final At Lunch concert of the season. Brahms’ expansive Piano Quartet No. 1 is a key chamber work which harks back to Schubert, while paving the way for the future through its lasting influence on Schoenberg completes the programme.

Caroline Shaw - New work (world premiere tour)
Brahms - Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor

Cost: £9; under 16, student, unwaged £3; CAM Card holder £7

Ages: All ages

Enquiries and booking

Booking is optional.

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


All times

Tue 17 April 1:00PM - 2:00PM


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