Sir William Hershel was a German-born British composer and astronomer who went on to write 24 symphonies and is famed for discovering the planet Uranus and its moons, plus the two moons of Saturn.
Hershel is just one of the many famous former residents of the spa city of Bath and has a museum dedicated to his life and work there. July 7 will see a special evening dedicated to his love of music and astronomy with a concert performed by the Brighton Chamber Ensemble and oboe soloist Mark Andrew.
The programme will feature the Oboe Concerto in E flat by Hershel, Beethoven’s Cavatina from String Quartet No.13 in B flat, Opus 130, Mozart’s Sting Quartet No.19 in C Major, KV (Dissonance) and Mozart’s Oboe Quartet in F major, K 370 (K368b).
Tickets are £25 and advance booking is recommended. For more information, contact the Herschel Museum of Astronomy in Bath on: 01225 446865
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