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5813498Sheffield Chamber Music Festival: Ensemble 360
DateFriday 10th May 2019
DescriptionEnsemble 360 Messiaen Quatuor pour la fin du temps Inspired by the visionary language of the Apocalypse, the Quartet for the End of Time is imbued with the religious faith that sustained Messiaen during his internment alongside three other French musicians in Stalag 8 prisoner of war camp during the winter of 1940/41. Manuscript paper was provided by a guard, the camp authorities brought in a piano, and the first performance took place on a bitterly cold January evening in front of an audience of fellow prisoners, some of whom were wounded and laid out on stretchers. From this tortured beginning, a profound 20th century masterpiece emerged.
Time(s)May 10, 9.15pm
LocationCrucible Theatre
Price£10 & £14, under 35s/NUS £5
Telephone No.0114 249 6000
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Crucible Theatre
AddressNorfolk St
S1 1DA
Telephone No.0114 249 6000
Group Bookings: 0114 249 6060
Disabled facilitiesSheffield Theatres welcome disabled theatregoers and their companions. In fact, we've won awards for it - and we're trying to do even better. We will give you the advice and assistence you need to make sure that you enjoy your visit. The house wheelchair can be booked in advance to escort patrons to and from taxis subject to availability. Please mention your requirements to the box office staff when you book, or ask for a copy of the leaflet to be sent to you free of charge.
ParkingThere is a safe and secure NCP car park next to the Crucible (access from Arundal gate or Norfolk Street)
Opening timesThe opening hours are Monday to Saturday 10am - 8pm. The Ticket Office will close at 6pm on dates without performances. The Lyceum Ticket Office opens 1 hours before the performance and deals with tickets for that show only.
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