Music in the Round


Family Concert

Gumboots! Family Concert


Sat 22 Feb 2014 3:00pm

City Hall Ballroom, Sheffield

Gumboots! Family Concert

Ticket Info

£6 / £3 under 16s


Performance Details

Meena Bhasin VIOLA
Owen Dalby VIOLIN
Anna Elashvili VIOLIN
Claire Bryant CELLO
Sarah Beaty CLARINET

Children aged 7+ - and the whole family - will love the rhythmic stomping and musical code-cracking at Decoda's Family Concert.

Titled GUMBOOTS after the stamping that South African miners used to communicate in secret, it's a fascinating look at how music of all kinds contains codes, messages ... and lots of dance!

Internationally renowned musicians Decoda, from New York, will lead you through the world of music. With David Bruce’s Gumboots and South African folk song Shosholoza we'll communicate in pulse and rhythm, with Benjamin Britten’s String Quartet No.1 we'll feel textures and hear articulations of sound, and with Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet K. 581 - the ultimate melody maker - we'll hear songs without words.

Be prepared to stomp, to clap, to hum, to imagine and create with the music of the past and the present.

You can wear your wellies if you want - they'll be great for stomping! 

*All tickets booked for City Hall Ballroom concerts are subject to a 10% transaction fee on all payment methods. Online bookings are subject to an additional £1 booking fee.


Performance Notes.

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