Peter and the Wolf 
with Iford Arts

22nd August

Actor David Threlfall will be narrating Peter & the Wolf at Belcombe Court on 22nd August!

Well known for playing leading roles on stage and television, and with many accolades to his name including an Olivier Award for his portrayal of Stephen in New Ambassadors ‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me’ and a Bafta for his role as ‘Daddy’ in Victoria Wood’s ‘Housewife 49’, David Threlfall will be joining Iford Arts at Belcombe Court this year as he narrates Prokofiev’s ‘Peter and the Wolf’. 

To read more about David, head over to our latest news page where you’ll find an interview with him and find out more about his love of language, music and a distinct dislike for weeds in his lawn! Read the interview here

This delightful concert, suitable for all the family, will bring young people face-to-face with one of the greatest musical works for children – Prokofiev’s colourful Peter and the Wolf. Written for a children’s theatre in Moscow in 1936, this enduring musical story is based on an original narration by the composer. With each character in the story represented by a different instrument and sound, Peter and the Wolf offers the perfect introduction to the orchestra. Come and meet Peter, his grandfather, the hunters, the villainous wolf and a whole menagerie of animals – all brought to life by Oliver Gooch and the dynamic Orpheus Sinfonia, who will set things going with their unique interactive introduction to the orchestra.

Tickets

£18.00 Adult

£9.00 Child

First Performance: 3pm
Gates open: 2.15pm

Second Performance: 5.15pm
Gates open: 4.30pm
Duration 65 minutes

Performances will take place in a spectacular Saddlespan structure. With its simple architectural design and clean modern shape the Saddlespan offers amazing acoustics. This indoor/outdoor structure allows the ability to accommodate a larger socially distanced audience in a safe environment.

The gardens will be open 45 minutes before each performance for guests to explore the glorious gardens of Belcombe.

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