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Friday, March 9th, 2018
7:00 PM
La Belle Époque, A French Weekend Festival of Chamber Music and Song from France's Golden Age. In collaboration with the University of Sheffield.

Baudelaire and the Bassoon:

Chabrier - L'invitation au voyage
Beethoven - Adelaide Op.46
Debussy - Cinq Poèmes de Baudelaire
Duparc - L'invitation au voyage
Wagner - Selections from Tannhäuser
Hector Berlioz - La Captive, H.60
with works by Franck, Weber, Dutilleux and Serge Gainsbourg

Ensemble 360’s ‘bassoonist in a million’ Amy Harman is joined by Louise Alder ‘the brightest lyric soprano of the younger generation’ and winner of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017 Audience Prize, and pianist in a ‘class of his own’ James Baillieu.

This evening’s concert celebrates the mid-19th century French poet Charles Baudelaire, an enormously important figure in both modern literature and art, and the composers he admired and influenced.
6:15pm - 6:45pm Pre-concert talk by Professor Helen Abbott FREE to all ticket holders; please request your talk ticket at the time of booking.