19 October 2013 - 20 October 2013
The Bloomsbury Festival runs from 17 - 20 October.
On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October there will be free admission to the Museum.
17 October 18:30 -20:30
FREE! Fully Booked - returns will be available on the door on a first come first served basis.
19 October 12:00 – 13:00
Wagner’s Bicentenary: A Musical Celebration
In celebration of Richard Wagner’s musical legacy, and to mark the bicentenary of his birth, tenor Roberto Garcia Lopez (Welsh National Opera) and soprano Katrina Sheppeard (English National Opera, Welsh National Opera, Opera Australia) take you on a tour through Wagner's works.
This is event is bookable only through the Bloomsbury Festival website.
If the event is full or booking is closed you can still turn up on the day, at least 50% of seats are available on a first come, first served basis.
20 October 12:00 – 13:00
An Afternoon of Art Song
Two art song duos join forces to present an hour of exquisite art song. Armida’s Garden and MezzoPiano will explore the Festival themes of refuge, revitalisation and reform through Samuel Barber’s luminous Hermit Songs, a selection of items by Schubert, and some cheeky duets.
20 October 15:00 – 16:00
Thai-Swiss pianist Nina Leo performs a selection of pieces from her prize-winning repertoire with Austrian violinist Elisabeth Stettner. The programme includes solo piano pieces by Claude Debussy and Franz Liszt, Three Romances for Violin and Piano Op. 94 by Robert Schumann and Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Piano in D minor by Johannes Brahms.
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