Music In The Round

Ensemble 360

In Memoriam

POULENC Élégie for horn and piano
MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in F minor Op.80
TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Trio in A minor Op.50 In memory of a great artist

These three heartfelt works were all written in memory of fellow musicians. Poulenc was in Britain when he heard the news of Dennis Brain’s death in a car crash, and the poignant Élégie was his touching tribute to the great horn player. Mendelssohn’s String Quartet Op. 80 was originally called ‘Requiem for Fanny’, composed as a memorial to his beloved sister. It also turned out to be Mendelssohn’s last major work as he, too, died a few weeks after finishing it. Tchaikovsky wrote his Piano Trio in 1881 during a visit to Italy, and he dedicated it to his great mentor Nikolai Rubinstein. It is a brooding and a nobly elegiac memorial.

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Located within the Crucible building, the Studio Theatre has a flexible design allowing the seating to be adjusted to play on one, two or three sides or in the round. Seating in the Studio is unreserved.
The Studio hosts a mix of small-scale in-house and touring productions, as well as hosting the acclaimed Ensemble 360's tri-annual Music in the Round Festival.

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