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Pianist Anna Tilbrook, tenor James Gilchrist, the Sacconi Quarter and friends join the BBC at the University of Hull’s Middleton Hall for a Big Chamber Weekend. Four concerts celebrating the city’s musical, cultural and political heritage, with music from Schubert, Britten and debuting a new work by David Bednall – settings of words by the Hull-born poet Andrew Marvell.

The four concerts will be presented by Petroc Trelawney and broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in October. Each performance is preceded by a lecture from University of Hull academics, putting the theme of the concert in context.

The first concert celebrates: Writers Old and New

The second concert is a nod to: William Wilberforce

In the third concert celebrates Hull’s history with: The North Sea

The final concert marks the dark days of WWII and: The Blitz

To book your place please follow the individual links above.


Middleton Hall
University of Hull
Cottingham Road
01482 465341


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