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Pelléas Ensemble

Hexham & District Music Society




Showing at

The Main Theatre

Tuesday 15 November: 7.30pm  
Tickets:  £18, £9 (students), FREE (school children)

Please note: seating for this event is unreserved 

The Pelléas Ensemble – for the unusual combination of viola, flute and harp – are rising stars in chamber music.  Hailed by The Times for the ‘verve and polish’ of their playing, they have won several awards including the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Henderson Chamber Ensemble Award in 2018.  Their 2021 début album, Nature and the Imagination, was praised by Gramophone Magazine for being ‘beautifully played’

Their programme this evening ranges far and wide, including music by John Dowland and Henry Purcell in 16th and 17th century England, and extracts from Tchaikovsky’s celebrated ballet, Swan Lake.  It starts with Debussy’s sensuous Prélude à l’Après-Midi d’un Faune - one of the most important works of the 20th century.  

Debussy,  arr. Roberts - Prelude à l'Après-midi d'un Faune 
Rebecca Clarke,  arr. Tunnicliffe - Four Songs 
Jolivet - Petite Suite 
Dowland, arr. Tunnicliffe - In Darkness Let me Dwell / If my Complaints Could Passions Move 
Purcell , arr. Tunnicliffe - Fantasia upon One Note 
Ethel Smyth - Variations on Bonny Sweet Robin 
Tchaikovsky - Selections from Swan Lake 

"Delightful music-making by three very fine young musicians." Keswick Music Society


This performance will be sold to full capacity. Our staff will be wearing face coverings and we strongly encourage all visitors to do the same (unless exempt). For further information on the safety measures in place at Queen’s Hall, click here.

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