Thursday, 28 February 2013

The Sword in The Stone - Britten 100 Celebrations, University of East Anglia, Norwich


The Sword in the Stone
Thursday 7 and Friday 8 March 2013, 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm) 
University of East Anglia Drama Studio, Norwich


UEA Drama students, under the direction of Holly Maples present a new staged adaptation of T H White's novel, The Sword in the Stone, on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 March. UEA's Orchestra in Residence, Chamber Orchestra Anglia, will perform music by Benjamin Britten, originally written for the 1939 BBC radio adaptation of the novel.

Tickets for the concert cost £12 (full price) or £6 (concessions) and are on sale now from UEA Ticket Bookings, t. 01603 508050.

On Friday 8 March, there will be a pre-performance talk, hosted by BBC presenter Christopher Cook. The talk will take place at 4pm in the UEA Thomas Payne Study Centre Room 1.1. The pre-performance talk is free to attend and there is no need to register.

For more information on the concert and pre-performance talk visit UEA Music website, email musicevents@uea.ac.uk.