La Belle Époque – A French Weekend
Join Music in the Round and University of Sheffield Concerts for a weekend of warm, evocative chamber music and song from France’s golden age.
Discover Sheffield’s world-class Ensemble 360, internationally renowned harpist Catrin Finch and the brightest stars in the world of song - sopranos Louise Alder, Gillian Keith, Ailish Tynan, baritone James Newby and pianists James Baillieu and Simon Lepper.
Celebrating Debussy’s centenary year, this special weekend of concerts includes the complete chamber works of both Ravel and Debussy performed up close in the extraordinary intimacy of the Crucible Studio, world-class singers and pianists explore songs by these forward-looking composers plus works by Poulenc, Vaughan Williams and others in the beautiful Upper Chapel and the University’s Firth Hall.
PLUS join us for French Food, Music and Song at INOX Dine on Sunday 11 March. Enjoy a three-course meal designed by the head chef then pop into the evening concert at Firth Hall, or join us for cheese and wine after the concert.