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NORTHERN LIGHTS: THE MUSIC OF SCANDINAVIA

Lymehurst Hotel, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria

Monday

5.00 Assemble and welcome

7.30 Dinner

    1. Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite; Peer Gynt Suites I & II

Tuesday

8.15 Breakfast

9.30 Carl Nielsen: Overture: Helios; Violin Concerto

10.45 Coffee

11.15 Vagn Holmboe: Symphony No. 8 ‘Sinfonia Borealis’

12.30 Lunch

4.00 Tea

4.30 Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

7.30 Dinner

    1. Edvard Grieg: Cello Sonata

Franz Berwald: String Quartet No. 3

Wednesday

8.15 Breakfast

    1. Wilhelm Stenhammar: Symphony No. 2
    1. Coffee

11.15 Jean Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela

Einar Englund: Symphony No. 4

Jean Sibelius: The Return of Lemminkaïnen

12.30 Lunch

4.00 Tea

4.30 Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 4 ‘Inextinguishable’

    1. Dinner

9.30 Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto

Thursday

8.15 Breakfast

9.30 Departure

NORTHERN LIGHTS: THE MUSIC OF SCANDINAVIA

Monday 25th – Thursday 28th October 2004

Lymehurst Hotel, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria

The Hotel

The Lymehurst Hotel is a beautiful Victorian building with a spacious airy feel, and retains many original features. It is situated centrally in Grange-Over-Sands, close to the promenade, ornamental garden and shops. All bedrooms are en suite and offer spacious, well appointed accommodation.

The Course

The music of Scandinavia offers the music lover some of the greatest compositions from the 19th and 20th centuries. The course will explore a variety of works from this rich legacy, including some rewarding discoveries alongside established classics. The will be musical illustrations on excellent hi-fi equipment. The weekend is designed as an informal ‘house party’. Guests need only the ability to enjoy music; no technical knowledge will be required.

Terry Barfoot writes widely on music for Britain’s leading journals, orchestras, festivals and record companies. He lectures at venues throughout the country and is Publications Consultant to the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Peter Rhodes has worked variously as a solo recitalist, harpsichord continuo player and in opera. He has performed with many eminent artists, including Kiri te Kanawa and Benjamin Luxon. He has taken part in several Arts in Residence events.

Duration

Course members will arrive on Monday at 5pm and depart after breakfast on Thursday. The Lymehurst Hotel and Arts in Residence offer an excellent cuisine including a four course dinner with wine every evening.

Cost: £275.00 to include all meals, wine, beverages, course fees and accommodation.

Booking: Arts in Residence, 25, Mulberry Lane, Cosham, Portsmouth, PO6 2QU.

£50.00 per person deposit with booking.

Cheques payable to Arts in Residence.

Enquiries: 02392 383356

www.artsinresidence.co.uk

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