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Music in the Round - May Festival: Rhapsody

Sunday May 13, 2018 at 19:15
The Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul, Sheffield
£14; £10 disabled and unemployed; £5 under 35s and students
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  1. Salut d'amour, for violin and piano Op 12 - Sir Edward Elgar
  2. Romance for bassoon and piano Op 62 - Sir Edward Elgar
  3. Rhapsodic Quintet for clarinet and strings Op 31 - Herbert Howells
  4. Excerpts from Suite, for string quartet - George Butterworth
  5. Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis - Ralph Vaughan Williams

This concert brings together more than 50 musicians to create a glorious evening of beautiful string music in the warm acoustic of Sheffield Cathedral. Small- and large-scale settings by the great pillars of the English musical tradition, Edward Elgar and Ralph Vaughan Williams, frame miniature masterpieces by George Butterworth and Herbert Howells.

Players from Ensemble 360 are joined by talented young musicians from Sheffield Music Academy and Sheffield Music Hub’s Orchestral Development Project (Senior Orchestra and Young Sinfonia) to form the Sheffield Youth Strings Collective for this unique concert.

Other works may be performed if time permits

The Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul
Church Street
South Yorkshire
S1 1HA
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