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Gaspard’s Foxtrot

Queen Elizabeth Hall
£9 — £12
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Gaspard the fox

Artists

Holly Mathieson – conductor
Zeb Soanes – narrator
James Mayhew – live illustration

Programme

Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf

Jonathan Dove Gaspard's Foxtrot (London premiere)

Gaspard the Fox is a set of delightful children’s books about an urban fox and his relationship with other animals and humans in the city. The latest book in the series, Gaspard’s Foxtrot, has been set to music by renowned composer Jonathan Dove. In this live show Gaspard’s adventures are narrated by the book’s author, Zeb Soanes, and brought to life on screen by its illustrator, James Mayhew.Alongside, enjoy a classic piece of musical storytelling, also narrated and drawn live by Soanes and Mayhew, Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf.

Jonathan Dove’s music for Gaspard’s Foxtrot was comissioned by the Philharmonia Orchestra, Three Choirs Festival Association, Docklands Sinfonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Prices & Discounts

£9 – £12

50% off for under-18s

Subscriptions

These performances are presented in partnership with Southbank Centre. They do not qualify for subscription discounts.

Running Time

The performance lasts around 55 mins.

Recommended age

From 5+

Box office

Philharmonia Box Office: 0800 652 6717

Venue

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Queen Elizabeth Hall

Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London
SE1 8XX

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Book tickets
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