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With Boxwood & Brass

A Georgian Christmas

Wednesday 18 December, 7.30pm
Djanogly Theatre

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With Boxwood & Brass

Christmas in late-18th century England was a time for the upper classes to give lavish balls and parties at their country estates. Period wind ensemble Boxwood & Brass presents a taste of the elegant and diverting music that accompanied the festivities. This ‘Band of Musick’, a traditional Georgian militia ensemble of clarinets, horns and bassoon, will regale you with quintets, marches, dance music and regional carols fit for the gallery of Pemberley itself!

Johann Christian Bach: Military Quintets (Dublin, c. 1770)
attr. John Mahon: Quintet from The Clarinet Instructor
James Brookes: Select Pieces for a Military Band together with solos, duets, cotillions, carols, etc.

Presented in partnership with Manuscripts & Special Collections, there will be an opportunity to visit the Georgian Delights exhibition in the Weston Gallery before the concert and at the interval

1 hour 40 minutes including interval​

Eat like the Georgians
Available from 5.30pm in the Pavilion Café, with last orders 45 minutes before the start of the performance. Please book in advance on 0115 846 7179.