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Shakespeare in Music

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Shakespeare in Music

07 Jul 2023 | 19:30 | Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street

Join us for an evening of wonderful music influenced by and written for Shakespeare’s most beloved plays. Beguiling and atmospheric music by Henry Purcell, Fredrick Handel and William Walton will be interspersed with readings from Shakespeare’s comedies and historical plays including A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest and Henry V. A special premiere of a suite from leading Shakespeare composer Dominique LeGendre’s incidental music to Richard III will shine a light into the corners of this most troubled of Shakespeare’s dramas, while suites No. 2 & 3 from Handel’s Water Music add joyous closure to this relaxed summer

Shakespeare in Music

07 Jul 2023

Tickets: £15, £22, £28, £38
(Students from £5)
Duration: 120 min
Venue: Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Friday 7th July, 2023 – 19:30
From £15
(Students from £5)

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