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A Fistful of UkulelesConcert HallWednesday 17 September 7.30pm£21£2.25 Booking fee per ticketThe world renowned all-singing, all-plucking superstars return with their toe-tapping music, hilarious banter and sheer superlative entertainment. Now with more songs, more tunes, and with yet more added bonus ukuleles. From Lady Gaga to Ride of the Valkryies, from Housewives Choice to Voodoo Chile, the ukes’ genre-crashing antics continue.
Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

A Fistful of Ukuleles

Concert Hall
Wednesday 17 September 7.30pm
£21
£2.25 Booking fee per ticket

The world renowned all-singing, all-plucking superstars return with their toe-tapping music, hilarious banter and sheer superlative entertainment. Now with more songs, more tunes, and with yet more added bonus ukuleles. From Lady Gaga to Ride of the Valkryies, from Housewives Choice to Voodoo Chile, the ukes’ genre-crashing antics continue.

17/09/2014 19:30
In ConcertConcert HallWednesday 24 September 7.30pm£22.50£2.25 Booking fee per ticket Blake are back and better than ever, with a new sound, new songs and their biggest UK tour yet. Inspired by the classic trio harmonies of The Three Tenors, The Bee Gees and Boyz-II-Men, the three Brit Award-winners will be performing exclusive songs from their fifth studio album. Supporting this spectacular show will be the beautiful Brit Award-nominated soprano Camilla Kerslake, performing her own spellbinding songs and joining the boys for some breath taking duets. Celebrating 7 years of touring worldwide, Blake still offers the most eclectic vocal mix of classical, pop, rock and musicals everseen.
Blake

In Concert

Concert Hall

Wednesday 24 September 7.30pm

£22.50

£2.25 Booking fee per ticket

 

Blake are back and better than ever, with a new sound, new songs and their biggest UK tour yet. Inspired by the classic trio harmonies of The Three Tenors, The Bee Gees and Boyz-II-Men, the three Brit Award-winners will be performing exclusive songs from their fifth studio album. Supporting this spectacular show will be the beautiful Brit Award-nominated soprano Camilla Kerslake, performing her own spellbinding songs and joining the boys for some breath taking duets. Celebrating 7 years of touring worldwide, Blake still offers the most eclectic vocal mix of classical, pop, rock and musicals everseen.

24/09/2014 19:30
Concert HallFriday 26 September 7.30pm£28.50£2.50 Booking fee per ticketDirect from the USA, the legendary Osmond Brothers, Merrill, Jay and Jimmy, will appear in concert for a limited number of exclusive UK dates in autumn 2014. The Osmonds are unique in their success as aband and as solo performers and have been entertaining audiences all over theworld for more than 50 years!Join them for a fabulous evening of unforgettable hits from One Bad Apple and Down By The Lazy River to Love Me with many more of their favourite chart topping classics.
The Osmonds In Concert


Concert Hall
Friday 26 September 7.30pm
£28.50
£2.50 Booking fee per ticket

Direct from the USA, the legendary Osmond Brothers, Merrill, Jay and Jimmy, will appear in concert for a limited number of exclusive UK dates in autumn 2014. The Osmonds are unique in their success as aband and as solo performers and have been entertaining audiences all over theworld for more than 50 years!

Join them for a fabulous evening of unforgettable hits from One Bad Apple and Down By The Lazy River to Love Me with many more of their favourite chart topping classics.

26/09/2014 19:30
CHINN AND CHAPMAN’S BLOCKBUSTER THE MUSICALAshcroft TheatreTuesday 30 September – Saturday 4 October 7.45pmThu & Sat Matinees 2.30pmTue – Thu evenings & Sat Matinee £19, £25 & £28Fri & Sat evenings £19, £28 & £31Thu Matinee £19Family ticket £80 (excluding Fri & Sat)Buy ten tickets and receive the 11th ticket free£2.25 Booking fee per ticket Blockbuster The Musical features the chart-busting hits of the legendary song-writing team Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman, who dominated the pop world in the 70s and 80s!  Starring Paul Nicholas, Suzanne Shaw and Aaron Sidwell, this world première of a brand new British musical has a book by David Soames, co-writer of Cliff Richard’s West End hit Time. If you enjoyed Grease and Back to the Future, you'll love Blockbuster The Musical. It’s a ballroom blitz!Featuring hits including Tiger Feet, Mickey, The Cat Crept In, Living Next Door to Alice, Some Girls, Ballroom Blitz, 48 Crash, Teenage Rampage, If You Can't Give Me Love, Can the Can, Little Willy, Blockbuster, Devil Gate Drive, Stumblin' In and many more! 
Blockbuster The Musical

CHINN AND CHAPMAN’S BLOCKBUSTER THE MUSICAL

Ashcroft Theatre

Tuesday 30 September – Saturday 4 October 7.45pm
Thu & Sat Matinees 2.30pm

Tue – Thu evenings & Sat Matinee £19, £25 & £28

Fri & Sat evenings £19, £28 & £31

Thu Matinee £19

Family ticket £80 (excluding Fri & Sat)

Buy ten tickets and receive the 11th ticket free

£2.25 Booking fee per ticket

 

Blockbuster The Musical features the chart-busting hits of the legendary song-writing team Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman, who dominated the pop world in the 70s and 80s!

 

Starring Paul Nicholas, Suzanne Shaw and Aaron Sidwell, this world première of a brand new British musical has a book by David Soames, co-writer of Cliff Richard’s West End hit Time. If you enjoyed Grease and Back to the Future, you'll love Blockbuster The Musical. It’s a ballroom blitz!

Featuring hits including Tiger Feet, Mickey, The Cat Crept In, Living Next Door to Alice, Some Girls, Ballroom Blitz, 48 Crash, Teenage Rampage, If You Can't Give Me Love, Can the Can, Little Willy, Blockbuster, Devil Gate Drive, Stumblin' In and many more! 

30/09/2014 to 04/10/2014
SPANDAU BALLET ROYAL ALBERT HALL FILM PREMIERE AND LIVE PERFORMANCE TRANSMISSIONSoul Boys Of The Western World (12A)Concert HallTuesday 30 September 8.15pm£12 + £1 Booking fee per ticket20 years on from their celebrated True tour, Spandau Ballet return to the Royal Albert Hall for the UK premiere of Soul Boys of the Western World, a landmark movie about the band. The all-access documentary charts the band’s career, from inception to breakup and eventual reunion, and both the film and the band’s live performance will be broadcast via satellite to Fairfield Halls.Soul Boys of The Western World follows the journey of one of the most iconic British pop bands of all time: Spandau Ballet.  From the band’s inception to their acrimonious split and eventual reunion, the film intimately charts their success against the backdrop of 1980s Britain. With unparalleled access to archive footage and candid commentary from each band member, Soul Boys is an enthralling look at the culture, the fashion, and the music that shaped an era.
Spandau Ballet Live - Albert Hall
SPANDAU BALLET ROYAL ALBERT HALL FILM PREMIERE AND LIVE PERFORMANCE TRANSMISSION

Soul Boys Of The Western World (12A)


Concert Hall
Tuesday 30 September 8.15pm
£12 + £1 Booking fee per ticket

20 years on from their celebrated True tour, Spandau Ballet return to the Royal Albert Hall for the UK premiere of Soul Boys of the Western World, a landmark movie about the band. The all-access documentary charts the band’s career, from inception to breakup and eventual reunion, and both the film and the band’s live performance will be broadcast via satellite to Fairfield Halls.

Soul Boys of The Western World follows the journey of one of the most iconic British pop bands of all time: Spandau Ballet.
From the band’s inception to their acrimonious split and eventual reunion, the film intimately charts their success against the backdrop of 1980s Britain. With unparalleled access to archive footage and candid commentary from each band member, Soul Boys is an enthralling look at the culture, the fashion, and the music that shaped an era.


30/09/2014 20:15
Iranalamadingdong Concert HallSaturday 11 October 7.30pm£25£2.25 Booking fee per ticket Omid Djalili is back on tour with a new show, following a sell-out four week West End residency and a sold-out season at the Edinburgh Festival. A firm favourite with his legendary performances, Omid’s stand-upawards include a Time Out Award and EMMA Award for Best Stand Up and nominatedfor the South Bank Award. Omid was the winner of the Best Actor Award for his lead performance in The Infidel at the Turin Film Festival (won the previous year by Bill Murray). The Infidel also picked up a Loaded LAFTA award for Funniest Film and Omid was short listed for Peter Sellers Award at the London Evening Standard British Film Awards.  ‘Right now, the Iranian Djalili is probably one of the most subversive, let alone funniest, comedians around’ The Guardian.
Omid Djalili

Iranalamadingdong

 

Concert Hall

Saturday 11 October 7.30pm

£25

£2.25 Booking fee per ticket

 

Omid Djalili is back on tour with a new show, following a sell-out four week West End residency and a sold-out season at the Edinburgh Festival. A firm favourite with his legendary performances, Omid’s stand-upawards include a Time Out Award and EMMA Award for Best Stand Up and nominatedfor the South Bank Award.
 
Omid was the winner of the Best Actor Award for his lead performance in The Infidel at the Turin Film Festival (won the previous year by Bill Murray). The Infidel also picked up a Loaded LAFTA award for Funniest Film and Omid was short listed for Peter Sellers Award at the London Evening Standard British Film Awards.

 

‘Right now, the Iranian Djalili is probably one of the most subversive, let alone funniest, comedians around’ The Guardian.
11/10/2014 19:30
Special Tribute to Dr Maya AngelouA Black History Month Event Ashcroft TheatreSaturday 18 October 7.30pm£12.50, £13.50 & £14.50Under 16s/Seniors £10.50£2.25 Booking fee per ticket This sensational family variety night celebrating the Caribbean, African USA and UK cultures, hosted by Juliet Alexander (BBC).Featuring a special tribute to the inspirational Dr Maya Angelou in song, film, dance and spoken word, with Dona Caroll (Dr Who), Angela Wynter (Eastends), Ray Shall (ICED), Will Johnson (Emmerdale), Caribbean Ballet, Diane Abbott MP, IDMC Gospel Choir. Part 2 of this event brings laughing, singing, & dancing with Maya 'On a Saturday Night'...A brilliant 'All Star' line-up including Google Box Sandie & Queenie, Aysher Loren (keep it like it is) comedian Wayne 'Dibe' Rollin, award winning Felicity Ethnic, Curtis Walker, Maureen Younger, South London's Endurance Steel Orchestra and so much more!
In Celebration of our Culture

Special Tribute to Dr Maya Angelou

A Black History Month Event

 

Ashcroft Theatre

Saturday 18 October 7.30pm

£12.50, £13.50 & £14.50
Under 16s/Seniors £10.50

£2.25 Booking fee per ticket

 

This sensational family variety night celebrating the Caribbean, African USA and UK cultures, hosted by Juliet Alexander (BBC).


Featuring a special tribute to the inspirational Dr Maya Angelou in song, film, dance and spoken word, with Dona Caroll (Dr Who)Angela Wynter (Eastends), Ray Shall (ICED), Will Johnson (Emmerdale)Caribbean Ballet, Diane Abbott MP, IDMC Gospel Choir.
 

Part 2 of this event brings laughing, singing, & dancing with Maya 'On a Saturday Night'...

A brilliant 'All Star' line-up including Google Box Sandie & Queenie, Aysher Loren (keep it like it is) comedian Wayne 'Dibe' Rollin, award winning Felicity Ethnic, Curtis Walker, Maureen Younger, South London's Endurance Steel Orchestra and so much more!
18/10/2014 19:30
Ashcroft TheatreSaturday 25 October 7.45pm£27.50 & £29.50£2.25 Booking fee per ticket After 42 years of touring, Joan Armatrading embarks onher first ever solo world tour. Joan’s strong rhythmic acoustic guitar playing and her melodic electric solos help to make her the consummate musician. During her long and illustrious career, Joan has been successful in many music genres including pop, blues, folk, reggae and jazz. The three-times Grammy nominated, Brit Award nominee and Ivor Novello winner has stood the test of time with songs such as Love and Affection, Willow, Drop the Pilot and Lovers Speak. As with every Joan Armatrading concert, you are guaranteed a fantastic mix of magical old favourites plus more recent compositions to fall in love with. 'For the first time these concerts will be me solo on stage playing the guitar, piano and singing. I want these concerts to be a special lively interactive one-to-one experience.' Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading


Ashcroft Theatre

Saturday 25 October 7.45pm

£27.50 & £29.50

£2.25 Booking fee per ticket

 

After 42 years of touring, Joan Armatrading embarks onher first ever solo world tour. Joan’s strong rhythmic acoustic guitar playing and her melodic electric solos help to make her the consummate musician. During her long and illustrious career, Joan has been successful in many music genres including pop, blues, folk, reggae and jazz.

 

The three-times Grammy nominated, Brit Award nominee and Ivor Novello winner has stood the test of time with songs such as Love and Affection, Willow, Drop the Pilot and Lovers Speak. As with every Joan Armatrading concert, you are guaranteed a fantastic mix of magical old favourites plus more recent compositions to fall in love with.

 

'For the first time these concerts will be me solo on stage playing the guitar, piano and singing. I want these concerts to be a special lively interactive one-to-one experience.' Joan Armatrading
25/10/2014 19:45
Concert HallWednesday 29 October 7.30pm £8 - £30No Booking fee Conductor - Kirill KarabitsPiano - Leon McCawley SCHUBERT - Symphony No. 8,‘Unfinished’MOZART - Piano Concerto No. 23MENDELSSOHN - Symphony No. 3, ‘Scottish’ Schubert’s famously ‘unfinished’ two-movement Symphony is both beautiful and mysterious; a small masterpiece beloved by performers and audiences alike.Praised for the purity of his lyrical and heartfelt performances, Leon McCawley performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23. This was a work from one of Mozart’s greatest Viennese years. Tonight’s concert also features one of Mendelssohn’s stirring evocations of the natural world, his romantic recreation of the dramatic Scottish coast. His Third Symphony is directed by the world-renowned conductor and winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Conductor Award in 2013, Kirill Karabits.
RPO The Great Classics


Concert Hall
Wednesday 29 October 7.30pm

£8 - £30

No Booking fee

 

Conductor - Kirill Karabits

Piano - Leon McCawley

 

SCHUBERT - Symphony No. 8,‘Unfinished’

MOZART - Piano Concerto No. 23

MENDELSSOHN - Symphony No. 3, ‘Scottish’

 

Schubert’s famously ‘unfinished’ two-movement Symphony is both beautiful and mysterious; a small masterpiece beloved by performers and audiences alike.

Praised for the purity of his lyrical and heartfelt performances, Leon McCawley performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23. This was a work from one of Mozart’s greatest Viennese years. Tonight’s concert also features one of Mendelssohn’s stirring evocations of the natural world, his romantic recreation of the dramatic Scottish coast. His Third Symphony is directed by the world-renowned conductor and winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Conductor Award in 2013, Kirill Karabits.

29/10/2014 19:30
In ConcertConcert HallThursday 6 November 7.30pm£32£2.25 Booking fee per ticketFollowing the success of their Spring tour, UB40 are back on the road. The reggae stars’ Top 30 album Getting Over the Storm was awarded BBC Radio 2’s Album of the Week accolade and received 5-star reviews from the UK’s music press on its release in September 2013.Naming themselves after the unemployment benefit form, UB40 formed in 1978 and their debut album Signing Out is considered by many to be one of the greatest reggae albums ever released by a British band. It was the start of a career that has since seen the band have over forty UK Top 40 hit singles and achieve sales of over 100 million records. Book your seat now to avoid missing out on seeing one of the most successful British groups of all time.
UB40

In Concert

Concert Hall
Thursday 6 November 7.30pm
£32
£2.25 Booking fee per ticket

Following the success of their Spring tour, UB40 are back on the road. The reggae stars’ Top 30 album Getting Over the Storm was awarded BBC Radio 2’s Album of the Week accolade and received 5-star reviews from the UK’s music press on its release in September 2013.

Naming themselves after the unemployment benefit form, UB40 formed in 1978 and their debut album Signing Out is considered by many to be one of the greatest reggae albums ever released by a British band. It was the start of a career that has since seen the band have over forty UK Top 40 hit singles and achieve sales of over 100 million records. Book your seat now to avoid missing out on seeing one of the most successful British groups of all time.

06/11/2014 19:30
30 Million MinutesConcert HallSaturday 8 November 7.30pm£35 & £39.50£2.25 Booking fee per ticketDawn French, the Queen of British comedy, announces her first ever solo tour. The awardwinning actor, best-selling novelist and all-round very funny lady has written a new show, based on her life and career.30 Million Minutes will consist of various delights and riches, with the odd irksome tribulation thrown in, as Dawn takes audiences through the various lessons life has taught her, and the things she knows for sure. With a sharp eye for comic detail and a wicked ear for the absurdities of life, Dawn French of Cornwall shares how she has misguidedly spent her whole life vigorously attempting to be a fully functioning female human. Book for this show now, because Dawn French is convinced it won't be long before she is far too doolally to perform it.
Dawn French

30 Million Minutes

Concert Hall
Saturday 8 November 7.30pm
£35 & £39.50
£2.25 Booking fee per ticket

Dawn French, the Queen of British comedy, announces her first ever solo tour. The awardwinning actor, best-selling novelist and all-round very funny lady has written a new show, based on her life and career.

30 Million Minutes
will consist of various delights and riches, with the odd irksome tribulation thrown in, as Dawn takes audiences through the various lessons life has taught her, and the things she knows for sure. With a sharp eye for comic detail and a wicked ear for the absurdities of life, Dawn French of Cornwall shares how she has misguidedly spent her whole life vigorously attempting to be a fully functioning female human. Book for this show now, because Dawn French is convinced it won't be long before she is far too doolally to perform it.

08/11/2014 19:30
Ashcroft TheatreMonday 10 November 7pm£5No Booking feeWhat do you do when you’re fifteen and you live on an estate where you get street cred for being in a gang? Where do you go when you’ve got a chance of a decent future but the pull of the gang is too strong? Written by Maurice Bessman, Terriers explores the moral dilemmas and life-changing decisions facing many young people today. This powerful play is brought to Fairfield by the Royal Court Liverpool Trust and is sponsored by Croydon Partnership.Terriers will be taken to schools in Croydon between Monday 10 until Friday 14 November.‘It’s such a powerful play… every young person should see it’ Cllr Peter Brennan, Liverpool City Council.
Terriers


Ashcroft Theatre

Monday 10 November 7pm

£5

No Booking fee

What do you do when you’re fifteen and you live on an estate where you get street cred for being in a gang? Where do you go when you’ve got a chance of a decent future but the pull of the gang is too strong? Written by Maurice Bessman, Terriers explores the moral dilemmas and life-changing decisions facing many young people today. This powerful play is brought to Fairfield by the Royal Court Liverpool Trust and is sponsored by Croydon Partnership.

Terriers will be taken to schools in Croydon between Monday 10 until Friday 14 November.

‘It’s such a powerful play… every young person should see it’
Cllr Peter Brennan, Liverpool City Council.


10/11/2014 19:00
Ashcroft TheatreMonday 24 – Saturday 29 November 7.30pm, Thu & Sat Matinees 2.30pm£23 - £29.50Buy 10 tickets receive the 11th ticket free£2.25 Booking fee per ticketThe Mousetrap is famous around the world for being the longest running show of any kind in the history of British theatre - with over 25,000 performances it’s a play to be proud of. And to celebrate 60 incredible years on stage, it’s going on tour for the first time to give you a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to see this masterpiece here at the Ashcroft Theatre.  The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment, the identity and the motive are finally revealed.  In her own inimitable style, Dame Agatha Christie has created an atmosphere of shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner. ‘The cleverest murder mystery of British Theatre’ The Telegraphwww.MousetrapOnTour.com
Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap


Ashcroft Theatre
Monday 24 – Saturday 29 November 7.30pm, Thu & Sat Matinees 2.30pm
£23 - £29.50
Buy 10 tickets receive the 11th ticket free
£2.25 Booking fee per ticket

The Mousetrap
is famous around the world for being the longest running show of any kind in the history of British theatre - with over 25,000 performances it’s a play to be proud of. And to celebrate 60 incredible years on stage, it’s going on tour for the first time to give you a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to see this masterpiece here at the Ashcroft Theatre.

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment, the identity and the motive are finally revealed.

In her own inimitable style, Dame Agatha Christie has created an atmosphere of shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner.

‘The cleverest murder mystery of British Theatre’ The Telegraph

www.MousetrapOnTour.com


24/11/2014 to 29/11/2014
Ashcroft TheatreFriday 5 December – Sunday 4 January 2015All performances between Friday 5 – Friday 12 DecemberPLUS Sunday 4 January: £17All other performances, Adults: £21, £26 & £30Children/Seniors: £21, £22 & £25Schools/Brownies/Cubs: £13.50 (Restricted performances)Family ticket £91Buy 10 tickets receive the 11th ticket freeNo Booking feeThis Christmas, don't miss our hilarious, fun-packed, family pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. With comedy, singing, dancing, audience participation and stunning sets and costumes, this year's Ashcroft Theatre pantomime promises to be our most magical pantomime ever!Our star-studded cast includes pop icon and West End superstar, GARETH GATES and, back by popular demand, everyone's favourite Dame QUINN PATRICK. Once again, the show will be written by PAUL HENDY and produced by the same team that brought you last year's box office smash hit, Peter Pan.Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs promises to be topquality family entertainment. Tickets are selling fast so book now for the funniest and most spectacular show of the year!For group bookings please call our Group Booker Maria on020 8603 3937 or email groupbooking@fairfield.co.uk
Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs


Ashcroft Theatre
Friday 5 December – Sunday 4 January 2015
All performances between Friday 5 – Friday 12 December
PLUS Sunday 4 January: £17
All other performances, Adults: £21, £26 & £30
Children/Seniors: £21, £22 & £25
Schools/Brownies/Cubs: £13.50 (Restricted performances)
Family ticket £91
Buy 10 tickets receive the 11th ticket free
No Booking fee

This Christmas, don't miss our hilarious, fun-packed, family pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. With comedy, singing, dancing, audience participation and stunning sets and costumes, this year's Ashcroft Theatre pantomime promises to be our most magical pantomime ever!

Our star-studded cast includes pop icon and West End superstar, GARETH GATES and, back by popular demand, everyone's favourite Dame QUINN PATRICK. Once again, the show will be written by PAUL HENDY and produced by the same team that brought you last year's box office smash hit, Peter Pan.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs promises to be topquality family entertainment. Tickets are selling fast so book now for the funniest and most spectacular show of the year!

For group bookings please call our Group Booker Maria on
020 8603 3937 or email groupbooking@fairfield.co.uk

05/12/2014 to 04/01/2015
Appears with The Benedetti, Elschenbroich and Grynyuk TrioConcert HallWednesday 10 December 7.30pm£13, £15 & £18£2.25 Booking fee per ticket Violin                    Nicola BenedettiCello                     Leonard ElschenbroichPiano                    Alexei Grynyuk BEETHOVEN       PianoTrio in B flat major,Op. 97 ‘Archduke’ TCHAIKOVSKY   PianoTrio in A minor, Op. 50 Violinist Nicola Benedetti, cellist Leonard Elschenbroich and pianist Alexei Grynyuk are leading soloists of their generation performing as a trio regularly at a host of prestigious venues worldwide. Performing two stellar works of the chamber music canon, their collective musicianship and technical brilliance are sure to shine brightly. The magnificent Archduke Trio is one of the peaks of the repertoire and was chosen by Nicola as one of her castaway selections on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs earlier this year. Tchaikovsky’s passionate Piano Triois the only work the composer ever wrote for this combination of instruments.These two pieces are linked by friendship: Beethoven’s Archduke Trio was dedicated to his friend and composition student, Archduke Rudolph of Austria (hence the nickname) and Tchaikovsky’s work was subtitled ‘In memory of a great artist’, in reference to the pianist Nikolai Rubinstein, his friend and mentor.
Nicola Benedetti

Appears with The Benedetti, Elschenbroich and Grynyuk Trio


Concert Hall

Wednesday 10 December 7.30pm

£13, £15 & £18

£2.25 Booking fee per ticket

 

Violin                    Nicola Benedetti

Cello                     Leonard Elschenbroich

Piano                    Alexei Grynyuk

 

BEETHOVEN       PianoTrio in B flat major,

Op. 97 ‘Archduke’

 

TCHAIKOVSKY   PianoTrio in A minor, Op. 50

 

Violinist Nicola Benedetti, cellist Leonard Elschenbroich and pianist Alexei Grynyuk are leading soloists of their generation performing as a trio regularly at a host of prestigious venues worldwide. Performing two stellar works of the chamber music canon, their collective musicianship and technical brilliance are sure to shine brightly.

 

The magnificent Archduke Trio is one of the peaks of the repertoire and was chosen by Nicola as one of her castaway selections on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs earlier this year. Tchaikovsky’s passionate Piano Triois the only work the composer ever wrote for this combination of instruments.These two pieces are linked by friendship: Beethoven’s Archduke Trio was dedicated to his friend and composition student, Archduke Rudolph of Austria (hence the nickname) and Tchaikovsky’s work was subtitled ‘In memory of a great artist’, in reference to the pianist Nikolai Rubinstein, his friend and mentor.

10/12/2014 19:30
That's EntertainmentConcert HallFriday 6 March 7.30pm£29 - £42.50£2.25 Booking fee per ticketThis show is available to book however we are awaiting the descriptive text. Please check back later.
Anton and Erin
That's Entertainment

Concert Hall
Friday 6 March 7.30pm
£29 - £42.50
£2.25 Booking fee per ticket

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06/03/2015 19:30

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