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Thu 7 Feb 2013

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

The Night Shift

Time: 9:00pm

Admission: £9 adv, £12 on the day, £4 students

Info: Stage Seats also available for £6 - phone only

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Venue telephone: 020 7960 4200

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London, we know, has but two seasons: rainy and a bit less rainy…so it’s time we made up for it.  This February, we join forces with acclaimed choreographer Henri Oguike, to introduce an entirely new dimension to Vivaldi’s seminal masterpiece, when The Night Shift dances The Four Seasons

As the allegedly sex obsessed rock star of classical music, no one knows better than Vivaldi what a good makeover can do for the libido (and four seasons in one night can be tough on the old skin…) Fusing period performance with contemporary dance, we’re giving a fresh face to this incredible set of concertos, while staying true to what the composer wanted.  What results is an opportunity to hear the Four Seasons as Vivaldi intended it, while feasting your eyes on brand new visual interpretations.

Of course, you can drink, chat and clap when you like. Presented from the stage by the BBC’s Alistair Appleton and featuring acclaimed violinist Kati Debretzeni, it’s a landmark moment in Night Shift history.  Plus there’ll be live music in the bar from 8pm and a DJ set afterward until late.

Vivaldi The Four Seasons

Kati Debretzeni director/violin
Henri Oguike choreographer
Alistair Appleton presenter
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Jessica Irvine pre-concert music
Chips for the Poor (DJ Set)

Listen to a taster of the music on Spotify below:

Venue details

Nearest National Rail: Waterloo, Waterloo East and Charing Cross Nearest Underground: Waterloo and Embankment
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