William Herschel (1739-1822) - Musician and Astronomer

William Herschel (1739-1822) - Musician and Astronomer

- Musician and Astronomer

8:00pm Sunday, July 29 2012

Theatre by the Lake

£19.50, £13 Allocated Seating

An exciting and entertaining evening in the company of the 18th Century Concert Orchestra giving a dramatized history of the life, compositions and discoveries of the Father of Modern Astronomy. Performed on authentic instruments in full 18th century costume, with all the elegance of the period, the concert also features works by composers with whom Herschel had links including Charles Avison, Thomas Linley and Joseph Haydn. Narrated by renowned astrophysicist Dr Andy Newsam, this is a great family event.

Event artists
18th Century Concert Orchestra

The 18th Century Orchestra offers audiences much more than a standard musical concert - enabling them to experience a new perspective on old music. The Orchestra presents performances of baroque... read more

Dr Andrew Newsam

Dr Andrew Newsam is a Reader in Astronomy Education at the Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University, where he specialises in turning sets of astronomical data into a collection... read more

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