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Discounted tickets for the Palace Theatre Chamber Music Recitals

The Palace Theatre in Westcliff are offering pupils of EFJS and their families discounted tickets to see a recital by Natalie Clien, on the cello and Katya Apekisheva, playing the piano on 11th November 2010 at 7.30pm.

The theatre describes the evening as follows:

To start our Palace Theatre Chamber Music Series, we are very pleased to welcome two of today's outstanding young artists, Natalie Clien and Katya Apekisheva. Natalie will start the programme with the sublime unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 2 by Bach. This will be followed by a performance of Shostakovich's haunting Cello Sonata which was commissioned by the famous Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. In the second half, a short piece of Sibelius will be followed by one of Rachmaninov's greatest works. Rachmaninov is, of course, mainly renowned for his concertos and symphonies, but his Cello Sonata with its extraordinarily beautiful slow movement is one of the great chamber works written in the 20th Century.

Tickets would normally cost £14.00 but are being offered to our pupils at a cost of £5.00 per ticket. They can be booked in person through the box office, or by calling 01702 351153, quoting Edward Francis Junior School/Miss Jeffryes.