[Press and Public Relations] Bewitching Classics [Music]



October 2000

No 186

Witches, mothers and daughters do not at first sight seem to have much to do with a recital of music by Brahms, Mozart, Shostakovich, Kodaly, Britten, Haydn, Dvorak, Mahler, Gershwin and Sibelius.

Nonetheless, Mother Knows Best, an evening of songs and duets by the Trio HearSay at the University of Leicester Richard Attenborough Centre on Thursday 26 October 2000, promises all that.

Emma Roxburgh (soprano), Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano) and Clare Clements (piano), the three musicians who form Trio HearSay, are all from Australia and New Zealand, and are rapidly making names for themselves in Europe. Emma Roxburgh performs regularly for Live Music Now and has broadcast on BBC Radio 3; Sarah Castle appeared in the BBC Proms during this summer in Wagner’s Die Walkure; Clare Clements trained at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and has appeared on television and radio in Britain and Europe as well as

Mother Knows Best takes place at the Richard Attenborough Centre, Lancaster Road, Leicester on Thursday 26 October 2000 at 7.30 pm. For further information please ring (0116) 252 2455, or email RACentre@le.ac.uk.

So close to Hallowe’en, who knows - those witches might just appear.

Note to editors:

More information is available from Philip Herbert, Organising Tutor for Music at the Richard Attenborough Centre, telephone (0116) 252 2455, email pah14@le.ac.uk


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