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Afternoon Tea with Clemency Burton-Hill: the Leading Arts Broadcaster and Writer, will Discuss and Sign, Year of Wonder, Classical Music for Every Day

Monday 18 June 2018
3:45

Year of Wonder is a unique celebration of classical music by an author who wants to share its diverse wonders with others and to encourage a love for this genre in all readers, whether complete novices or lifetime enthusiasts.

Clemency chooses one piece of music for each day of the year, with a short explanation about the composer to put it into context and brings the music alive in a modern and playful way, while also extolling the positive mindfulness element of giving yourself some time every day to listen to something uplifting or beautiful. Thoughtfully curated and expertly researched, this is a book of classical music to keep you company: whoever you are, wherever you’re from.

Clemency Burton-Hill is one of the UK’s leading arts broadcasters and writers. She presents the Proms, and Young Musician of the Year as well as numerous other music and arts programmes. A former presenter of The Culture Show and The Review Show, as a journalist she regularly contributes to the Observer, Economist, 1843 Magazine, FT Weekend, Guardian and Telegraph.

An award-winning violinist, Clemency has performed all over the world under leading conductors. She is the co-founder of Aurora Orchestra and a patron of the music and arts education charities The Choir of London Trust and Dramatic Need.

Benslow Music is located in Hitchin (SG4 9RB). Tickets are £6 and will include afternoon tea.  There will also be discounts on the hardback book (£20) if purchased on the afternoon. To book tickets, please ring the shop on 01462 684631 or call in to the shop.

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