Win tickets to Huntingdonshire spring music concert

HINCHINGBROOKE Performing Arts Centre in Huntingdon is set to play host to an array of top-class musical acts with the launch of a new programme of spring music. The event begins on Friday, February 26 with a performance by the all-female saxophone quar

HINCHINGBROOKE Performing Arts Centre in Huntingdon is set to play host to an array of top-class musical acts with the launch of a new programme of spring music.

The event begins on Friday, February 26 with a performance by the all-female saxophone quartet, Kintamarni.

Formed in 1996, Kintamarni is regarded as one of the UK's leading saxophone quartets. Past performances include Wigmore Hall, The Bridgewater Hall, Cardiff Millennium Centre and a concert former-American president, Bill Clinton.

Their performance will give listeners an idea of the versatility of the saxophone and will include jazz and original compositions.

Next to appear will be chamber choir Classic Rhythm on Friday, March 26. Formed in 1992, this trio for flute, keyboards and percussion has played to sell-out audiences across the UK and broadcast on Classic FM and BBC Radio.

On Friday, April 23 the Britten Sinfonia String Trio will take to the stage performing music by Mozart and Bach.

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The last concert in the spring music series will take place on Friday, May 21 and feature Hatstand Opera. Their performance will be opera and operatta garnished with popular tunes from the hit musical Wicked and numbers by Gilbert and Sullivan and Tom Jones.

A spokesman for Huntingdonshire District Council arts service said: "This year's four top-class concerts feature performers who are chosen not only for the quality of their musicianship, but also for their ability to communicate with the audience. This makes the concerts informal, very enjoyable and suitable for anyone who loves music, including children and young musicians."

We have a pair of tickets to give away to see Kintamarni in Huntingdon on February 26.

To be in with a chance of winning, just tell us when Kintamarni was formed.

Send your answer on a postcard or sealed envelope to: Spring music competition, The Hunts Post, 30 High Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3TB or e-mail Natalie.bowyer@archant.co.uk

Entries should include your name, address and a daytime telephone number and reach us by Friday, February 5.

INFORMATION: All concerts start at 7.30pm. Tickets for each concert costs from �9-�3 per person in advance from 01480 388248. Or book early and get entry to all four concerts for the price of three.

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