Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts
Event Detail
Part of UCAN UK Streaming Series

Live @Lakeside: Septura Brass Septet with Tanya Myers

Thursday 17 December - Sunday 27 December
Live Streamed from Lakeside Arts

Please note this event has already taken place and you are viewing an archived page of the Lakeside website.
For a list of current events, exhibitions and workshops, please click on 'What's On' in the menu above

Pay what you want
Minimum price £10

1 hour (no interval)

Following the live stream on Thursday 17 December, 7pm, this concert will be available to watch until Sunday 27 December (inclusive).

Brass instruments are a vital part of the festive fabric of Christmas, and Tchaikovsky’s iconic ballet The Nutcracker is made even more joyful with the brassy brilliance of Septura. Narrated by Tanya Myers, The Nutcracker with its rapturous and fantastical music will transport you to Christmas Eve. Join young Clara, as her favourite present, a nutcracker shaped like a little man, turns into a handsome prince at midnight.

Septura brings together London’s leading players to redefine brass chamber music through the uniquely expressive sound of the brass septet.



About the artists (click to expand)

Nottingham-based actress, writer and director Tanya Myers has performed on stage and film for over forty years. As an audio book reader, under her pseudonym Juanita MacMahon, she has been described as ‘a consummate storyteller’ (The Independent) and accolades include ‘Best Audio Book Award’ for Fingersmiths by Sarah Waters. 

Septura Brass Septet

Trumpet: Phil Cobb (Principal London Symphony Orchestra), James Fountain (Principal London Philharmonic Orchestra), Simon Cox (Principal Aurora Orchestra) 

Trombone: Peter Moore (Co-Principal London Symphony Orchestra), Matthew Knight (Co-Principal Royal Philharmonic Orchestra), Joe Arnold (Principal The English National Opera Orchestra)

Tuba: Peter Smith (Principal Philharmonia Orchestra)

If you have any question about how to access the concert, then please read our FAQs:


This performance has been made possible through a grant from the Cultural Recovery Fund from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

HM Government logo      Here for Culture logo

This performance is part of the University Centres for the Arts Network's UCAN UK Streaming, a new partnership venture that seeks to broaden public engagement by delivering our high-quality artistic programmes through shared digital channels.

UCAN University Centres for the Arts Network title with a cello in the background