Vivaldi's The Four Seasons


Vivaldi's The Four Seasons comes to thrilling, theatrical life in an exhilarating show combining Gyre & Gimble's master puppeteers with a quintet of London's finest musicians.
Vivaldi's The Four Seasons at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

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Overview


Genre: Puppetry
Venue: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Started: Friday 9 March 2018
Closed: Saturday 21 April 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

Background


This unprecedented collaboration will explore the crystalline acoustic and candlelit ambience of the space in an enchanting new way.


As well as being a composer, Max Richter is an accomplished pianist, producer and collaborator, and indisputably one of the most prolific of contemporary musical artists.


Gyre & Gimble place puppetry at the heart of storytelling.


The company, founded by former associate puppetry directors of War Horse, use puppetry to create compelling characters and tell fantastical, improbable - even impossible - stories.


Synopsis


Vivaldi's The Four Seasons comes to thrilling, theatrical life in an exhilarating show combining Gyre & Gimble's master puppeteers with a quintet of London's finest musicians.


The performance will conjure a poetic and emotional narrative in response to Max Richter's acclaimed recomposition of Vivaldi's masterpiece, which has been newly arranged for the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.



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Theatre


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Postal address:
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London SE1 9DT

Box office tel: 020 7401 9919

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 9 March 2018

Closes:Saturday 21 April 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:
Various ‑ check schedule for details.

Matinee:
Various - check schedule for details.

Tickets


Standard:

Fixed Position Standing: £10


Seated: £20 - £48


Premium Tickets: £62


Access information


Relaxed Performance:

Tuesday 17 April, 7‑30pm


Audio‑Described Performance:

Sunday 15 April, 1‑00pm


Creatives


Composer: Max Richter
Director: Finn Caldwell and Toby Olié for Gyre & Gimble
Designer: Paul Wills
Puppetry: Finn Caldwell and Toby Olié

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