Win tickets to see the first Britten Sinfonia concert of 2011

The EDP has teamed up with Norwich Theatre Royal to give four lucky readers tickets to see Britten Sinfonia: English Song – their first concert of 2011.

The EDP has teamed up with Norwich Theatre Royal to give four lucky readers tickets to see Britten Sinfonia: English Song – their first concert of 2011.

Some of the most beautiful English music for strings and voice is being showcased in this first Britten Sinfonia concert of 2011 at the theatre. English Song will feature the celebrated tenor and regular Britten Sinfonia collaborator in collaboration with the award-winning orchestra on Sunday February 13 at 7.30pm.

In association with the theatre, we are giving away four pairs of tickets to this concert.

It will feature Gerald Finzi's Dies Natalis which is modelled on Bach's cantatas. It aims to capture the joy and wonder of a child's perspective of the world and is renowned for its spirit and sweetness.


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Mark Padmore will also be performing a selection of Purcell songs which have been realised by Tippett and include If Music Be The Food Of Love, Music For A While and Sweeter Than Roses.

Completing the programme is Tippett's Little Music which is renowned for its baroque-style techniques, and ends with the sweeping epic Sonata For Strings by Walton which promises to provide a passionate climax to the performance.

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How to enter

To be in with a chance of winning this fantastic prize, just correctly answer the question:

Which celebrated tenor will be joining forces with Britten Sinfonia for the English Song concert?

A: Mark Padmore

B: Roy Cornelius Smith

C: Peter Van Hulle.

Terms and conditions:

The competition closes on Friday February 11 2011.The winner's name will be chosen at random from all the correct answers and the editor's decision is final. No cash alternative is available. The competition is open to adults aged 18 or over. The prize cannot be exchanged for a cash alternative or tickets for another performance. Standard Archant competition rules also apply - follow the Terms and Condition link on this website.

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