Dame Patricia Routledge & Piers Lane: Admission One Shilling
Admission: One Shilling
Multi-award-winning actress Dame Patricia Routledge and international concert pianist Piers Lane tell the extraordinary story of Myra Hess and her famous wartime National Gallery concerts.
Through spoken word interspersed with piano music by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Schumann and Chopin, hear how the ‘great adventure’ of these lunchtime concerts began, and how they continued while bombs rained down on London.
Performance approx. one hour
Cast: Dame Patricia Routledge Piers Lane
Creatives: Devised by Nigel Hess Directed by Christopher Luscombe