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JESSICA DUCHEN author/narrator
BRADLEY CRESWICK violin
MARGARET FINGERHUT piano
Celebrated classical music writer Jessica Duchen presents her internationally acclaimed novel Hungarian Dances as a narrated concert with soloists Bradley Creswick and Margaret Fingerhut. It tells the tale of a Gypsy girl who becomes a famous classical violinist, but at a terrible personal price. The story travels through 90 years of Hungarian history from 1919 to 2009, and along the way explores the rich crosscurrents between Gypsy violin playing and classical traditions.
DOHNÁNYI Andante Rubato alla Zingaresca
DINICU The Lark
KREISLER Marche Militaire Viennoise
DEBUSSY Sonata for Violin and Piano
VECSEY Valse Triste
BARTÓK Romanian Dances
BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No.2
HUBAY Hejre Kati
Bar 5 for Under 30s
If you are under 30 our Bar 5 scheme entitles you to a ticket on selected performances for just £5 plus a FREE bottle of Heineken. Find out more.
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Dine With Us
Complete your Sage Gateshead experience by booking a pre-show dinner. Our Brasserie and Cafe are always open on concert evenings (and afternoons!), and we have some delicious dinner options on offer to accompany your concert package.
You can add a dining voucher to your ticket order, or click here to book if you already have your tickets.
Take the Bus!
Catch the bus to selected concerts at Sage Gateshead, at just £8 return. Buses run from:
HEXHAM via Chollerford, Wall, Acomb, Eastwood and Corbridge
ALNWICK via Amble, Warkworth, Felton, Morpeth, Wideopen and Gosforth
CARLISLE via Brampton
TEESSIDE via Guisborough, Great Ayton, Stokesley, Coulby Newham
You can book your bus online by adding it to your ticket order, or alternatively call 0191 443 4661 if you have already purchased tickets.
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