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Music at Chawton House Library

Published: 10 December 2013

Chawton House Library is hosting a new concert series in collaboration with Music at the University of Southampton.

Professor David Owen Norris inaugurates the series on the 10 December 2013 by celebrating the arrival of a newly restored early nineteenth century Stodart Grand Piano at Chawton House Library.

Professor David Owen Norris is a well-known concert artist specialising in repertory for early pianos, and as a broadcaster whose entertaining and informative programmes for BBC Radio 3 and 4 have a nationwide following.

To launch the new music series, Professor David Owen Norris and advanced keyboard students from the University of Southampton will introduce the Stodart piano and its music, including early nineteenth century popular music composed and arranged for performance in the Drawing Rooms of estates like Chawton House.

The evening starts at 6.30 p.m. with drinks and canapés in the Old Kitchen of Chawton House Library with the recital beginning at 7.00 p.m.

Follow this link to book a ticket.

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