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Turner Sims: What’s On Jan-Jun 2023 – Inspiring Music

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Think differently could be the mantra of the Spring season. How can we interact with, respond to, and take inspiration from music and the arts we encounter?

The Third Orchestra’s music and ethos is inspired by the identity of its musicians. I’m excited to work with them on one of their first major projects, both in the season and through our engagement programme with schools.

The Surround Sound approach of the Gildas Quartet truly immerses the listener. Join us to experience Britten’s second quartet in a new and extraordinary way.

Vocalist and 2022 Jazz FM award-winner Georgia Cécile makes her debut. Fergus McCreadie showcases his Mercury nominated folk-infused jazz. Pianist Federico Colli returns with music from his recent album of Mozart, and

a solo piano version of Prokofiev’s magical fairytale Peter and the Wolf.

Our new festival Artistic Temperaments is produced in partnership with the University’s Music Department. Renowned pianist, broadcaster and academic David Owen Norris guides us through four days of events. See and hear how differently composers through history have heard their own music.

Don’t miss a visit from legendary folk band Fairport Convention, still wowing audiences more than 50 years after they first formed. Pianist Ray d’Inverno, a central figure on the jazz scene in Southampton and beyond, celebrates his 80th birthday with a concert featuring his son Mark and special guests.

Be entranced by Norwegian singer Susanna‘s take on the words of poet Baudelaire. Discover new jazz from Zoe Rahman and Neil Cowley and marvel at the astonishing prowess of Jasdeep Singh Degun, a sitarist who is steeped in the North Indian classical tradition

Our mission at Turner Sims is to connect, move and inspire through music. I hope that you experience all three elements this season.

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