We regret that due to illness, James Mayhew is unable to be part of this event. Stephen Threlfall will welcome audience members to join him on the stage to hear Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 12 in rehearsal, and talk about the music and its context. Existing ticket holders will be contacted.
Chetham’s Director of Music, Stephen Threlfall, is joined by acclaimed artist and illustrator James Mayhew to explore Friday’s programme through dialogue, visual art and music. Audiences are invited to take a seat onstage amidst orchestral players as they prepare for the performance, and with them to discover the history and context of works by Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich and the far reaching impact of the Russian Revolution on cultures across the world.
Attendees will receive a code for a 30% discount to attend Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra at The Bridgewater Hall.