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Portsmouth Chamber Music Series: Martin Roscoe – CANCELLED

Mon 4 May 2020 7:30pm

Portsmouth Guildhall

Booking Details: Tickets available from 023 9387 0200. £18 full price, £16 concessions. Prices include booking fee and restoration levy. Seating is unreserved, with doors open from 7pm.

Portsmouth Chamber Music Series 2020-21

HAYDN Andante with Variations in F minor, Hob.XVII/6

MOZART Rondo in A minor, K. 511

BEETHOVEN Sonata in A-flat, Op. 110

SCHUBERT Sonata in C minor, D. 958

Martin Roscoe is well-known to Portsmouth audiences both through solo piano recitals and through partnerships most notably with the late Peter Cropper who was the inspiration behind this series.

His programme includes another extraordinary work from that last decade of Beethoven’s life, paired with a Schubert sonata composed 18 months after Beethoven’s death, and just a couple of months before Schubert himself died. It is one of a set of three composed in September 1828 along with the great C major string quintet.

‘…the pacing, the expressive energy, the understanding of form, the tension, absolutely wonderful.’

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