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Tour Concert

An evening of Brahms

Ensemble 360

Mon 30 Jan 2017 7:30pm

Portsmouth Guildhall

An evening of Brahms

Ticket Info


£17, £15 concession including booking fee and restoration levy (season ticket information below)

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Programme Information


The Portsmouth Cultural Trust is delighted to introduce this season’s Portsmouth Chamber Music Series, in partnership with Music in the Round, the University of Portsmouth and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy an evening of chamber music in the intimate and rather unusual setting of the Portsmouth Guildhall stage.

BRAHMS Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

BRAHMS Serenade in D, Op. 11

Brahms’ Piano Quintet had a complex evolution; on the advice of the violinist Joseph Joachim the original string quintet was rearranged for piano duet, and it only finally became a piano quintet at the suggestion of Clara Schumann. In the words of one contemporary, the quintet is “beautiful beyond measure…a masterpiece of chamber music of a kind of which we have had no other example since 1828.” A compliment, indeed, to compare this magisterial work to Schubert's great Quintet!

For Brahms’s Serenade, ten players take to the stage to present this elegant early masterpiece, regarded by many observers as an embryonic Symphony.

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Season ticket (one ticket for each of the concerts, when booked together) £81.60. Concession season ticket (one ticket for each of the concerts, when booked together) £72.

BSO subscribers qualify for a 10% discount (not available on season tickets),

Call our dedicated classical booking line: 0844 453 9028

For more information or queries please contact Portsmouth University02392843023 or 01202 669925

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