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Royal Northern Sinfonia – Prokofiev and Mozart Quintets

Friday 12th January 2024 7:30pm

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January 12, 2024 7:30pm

Royal Northern Sinfonia – Prokofiev and Mozart Quintets

Adults £20.00, Concessions £15.00

Princess Alexandra Auditorium

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Meet the musicians of the North East’s professional orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, in four pieces of music that show off just what you can do with small groups of wind and string instruments. They’re playing two household names, Sergei Prokofiev and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and two composers you probably don’t know – Reinhold Glière and Grażyna Bacewicz.
The longest and most intense piece in the concert is Mozart’s. Mozart is known for being tuneful, pretty, and sometimes just very ‘nice’ but in this music he shows his dark side (we’ve all got one) – sinister, tragic, even a bit violent, with clashing, stabbing notes. 
In total contrast, Prokofiev’s music is based on life in the circus – playful and experimental. Folky tunes feature in Bacewicz’s music and our opener is pacy, elegant and dead classy. 
  • Reinhold Gliere String Octet in D Major
  • Sergei Prokofiev Quintet in G Minor
  • Grazyna Bacewicz Quartet for Four Violins
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart String Quintet in G Minor
Accessibility for shows 
  • All wheelchair access must be booked through the box office (can’t be booked online).
    This allocation is Stalls Right Row AA, if any are available at the time of booking. 
  • Early booking is advisable for all shows. 
  • Allocation is for the wheelchair user and one other person in this row. If your party is larger than two, then you will be required to purchase tickets elsewhere in the auditorium or as close as we can. 
  • The team at the box office will work with anyone on an individual basis for limited mobility seating as everyone’s needs vary, just give us a call and we can help.

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