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Britten Sinfonia Academy

See a performance from some of the most talented classical musicians of secondary school age from the East of England. This concert will pair dynamic and key pieces of repertoire with an exciting new commission, this time by one of Britten Sinfonia's long term collaborators, Philip Cashian. Philip spent a weekend in residence with the Academy at the Fitzwilliam; working on musical ideas inspired by the paintings, in particular La Petite Afrique III by Graham Sutherland (pictured right).

Concert programme to include pieces by Cashian Strix (new commission), Schubert Piano Quintet in A major IV (Trout Quintet), Stravinsky Danse Concertantes: 1. Marche Introduction, Bartok Romanian Folk Dances, Villa Lobos Bachieras Brasilieras no. 5, Milhaud La cheminée du roi René, and Beethoven Coriolan Overture.

Booking essential, tel: 01223 332904 or email: Please note, bookings can only be taken by phone after 16.30 on Friday 4 July, please leave message on answerphone.

Pictured above: 'La Petite Afrique III', by Graham Vivian Sutherland. © The Estate of Graham Vivian Sutherland.

Sun 6 July 2014 | 12:30 to
Gallery 3
£8 (£6 Cam Card holders, Britten Sinfonia subscribers and Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum; £3 students and under 18s)