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18 November 2021, 8pm (doors at 7.30pm)

Join us for a Chamber Music concert in the Kettle’s Yard House featuring the Marsyas Trio.

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£20 (£5 students), booking recommended

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Programme

Louise Farrenc: Trio in E minor, Op.45
Hilary Tann: In the Theatre of Air
Amy Beach: Pastorale & Caprice, Op.90 ‘The Water Sprites’
Fanny Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor, Op.11

Please note this programme is subject to change

About Marsyas Trio

The London-based Marsyas Trio, formed in 2009 by graduates of the Royal Academy of Music, is the UK’s leading flute, cello and piano ensemble. Showcasing a hugely diverse repertoire from the Classical and Romantic eras to the present day, the Marsyas Trio’s programming illuminates forgotten masterpieces, whilst inspiring a generation of new works through commissioning initiatives and recording projects.

Audiences around the world have been captivated by compelling narratives within programmes, whose themes varied from historical women composers and Suffrage to the reimagining of the history of humankind in the cross-art project Shadows of Time. The Marsyas Trio’s CD A Triple Portrait (Meridian Records 2015), featured chamber works by the formerly blacklisted Russian émigré Elena Firsova, in celebration of her 25 years in the UK.

Embracing the challenge that the pandemic presented for the music industry in 2020, the Marsyas Trio produced a 6-part digital season ‘At Home with the Marsyas’. The series were supported by the generous grant from Arts Council England and received over 5000 combined views.

The season included three new commissions: ‘Wisdom’ by Michael Finnissy – a groundbreaking work for trio and mezzo-soprano, ‘Salutem’ by Julian Hand – a short experimental film to accompany Laura Bowler’s eponymous piece, and ‘Three Little Mammoths’ by author Eoin McLaughlin and composer Robin Haigh (partly supported by the Fidelio Charitable Trust) – a children’s music play narrated by the Scottish comedian Janey Godley and aimed to introduce chamber music to primary-age children.

In 2021 these projects will be further developed into the recording and outreach work with the support of the Hope Scott Trust and the Marchus Trust.

Access

This event will take place in the extension of the House which is accessible, with some limitations. The upper part of the ground floor extension area of the House is accessible for wheelchair users, and if you call in advance or ask at the information desk we can reserve an accessible seat for you.

Covid-19

Please note that we will be following the latest recommended government and university guidance for Covid-19.

We are not able to provide socially distanced seating. We advise ticket holders to wear a face covering. We will keep a close eye on the latest guidance and will update ticket holders if there are changes. If we have to cancel a concert due to Covid-19 you will be offered a refund. We recommend you take a Lateral Flow Test before attending a concert.

If you would like more information please email mail@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk.

If we have to cancel a concert due to Covid-19, a full refund will be issued.