Royal Northern Sinfonia: English Chamber Music Festival

10th February 2023 | 8pm – 10 pm | The Maltings

Gustav Holst Wind Quintet

Arthur Bliss Clarinet Quintet

Malcolm Arnold Wind Quintet

Ethel Smyth String Quintet

Join the musicians of Royal Northern Sinfonia for a celebration of English classical music for five players. The woodwind section takes the lead in wind quintets by Holst and Arnold, both of which were lost for decades after composition before being found and published. A quartet of strings join them to perform Bliss’ lively Clarinet Quintet before showcasing the lesser-known work of Ethel Smyth, the first female composer to be given a damehood.

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Friday Friday 10/02/2023 20:00pm 20:00pm Friday Friday 10/02/2023 22:00pm 22:00pm