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Musical Roots

February 22, 2020 @ 11:30 am

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Calling all detectives! Come on a musical adventure and help the BBC Concert Orchestra solve the mysteries in their family tree, for ages 6+ and accompanying family members.

Who was the celebrity musician who captivated the court of Marie Antoinette to the infuriation of a struggling Mozart? And why have we never heard of him? What is the most played piece of classical music ever and how many composers have been inspired by it? Who was the mostly self-taught, highly opinionated military man considered the god-father of all 20th century Russian music? And what secret does our conductor Anna-Maria hide?

Find out more and full timessou here. 


Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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+44 (0)20 7960 4200
Jack Petchey FoundationNational Foundation For Youth MusicArts Council England
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