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Gaspard’s Foxtrot

Rogers Theatre, Malvern
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Drawing of Gaspard the Fox running through grass, buildings in the background

Artists

Alice Farnham – conductor
Zeb Soanes – author/narrator
James Mayhew – live illustration

Programme

Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf, arr. David Matthews

Jonathan Dove Gaspard's Foxtrot (world premiere concert performance)

This summer, join beloved children’s character Gaspard the Fox for the musical adventure of a lifetime.

In this brand new story from author Zeb Soanes, follow Gaspard as he accidentally boards a bus to Hyde Park – what will happen to our favourite fox?

See the tale unfold with a piece specially written by renowned composer Jonathan Dove, alongside live illustration by artist James Mayhew and narration from the author himself.

Paired with Gaspard’s adventure, possibly the best-loved orchestral work for children ever written: Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf.

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Prices & Discounts

Adults: £15
Under-18s: £7

Running time

1 hour, no interval

Recommended age

This performance is devised for ages 5+, but audiences of all ages are very welcome to attend

Box office

Three Choirs Festival box office: 01452 768928

Commission

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

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