Saturday 10 March 2018 7:30PM

Nash Ensemble; Eleanor Bron; Malcolm Sinclair

Fairy Tales


This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


Priority Bookings made for the Spring booking period of our 2017/18 season are subject to an administration fee of £3.00 per booking.

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  • Nash Ensemble
  • Martyn Brabbins conductor
  • Ian Brown piano
  • Simon Crawford-Phillips piano
  • Eleanor Bron narrator
  • Malcolm Sinclair actor (as Soldier and Devil)

Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite, inspired by classic French fairy tales, raises the curtain on an evening of compelling story-telling. The programme is crowned by Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale, about a soldier who seeks revenge after being tricked by the Devil.

  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
        • Mother Goose Suite
  • Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)
        • Caramel Mou Op. 68
  • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
        • The story of Babar the little Elephant for the narrator and piano
  • Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
        • The Soldier's Tale

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