The story of Chopin in words and music

PUBLISHED: 13:54 09 January 2008 | UPDATED: 21:40 26 October 2009

Robin and Kim Colvill

Robin and Kim Colvill

DISCOVER about pianist Chopin s last tour around the UK in a musical performance. Robin and Kim Colvill will play around five of the composer s pieces in an evening interspersed with narration of letters and newspaper reviews about his time in London. It

DISCOVER about pianist Chopin's last tour around the UK in a musical performance.

Robin and Kim Colvill will play around five of the composer's pieces in an evening interspersed with narration of letters and newspaper reviews about his time in London.

It was only 11 months before his death, aged 39, that he visited Glasgow and Edinburgh, even playing before Queen Victoria.

The music includes Farewell Waltz from Opus 69, Tristesse Etude from Opus 10, Polonaise in A major, (The military), Nocturne in E minor from Opus 72 and Scherzo number 2 in B flat minor from Opus 31.

It starts at 7.30pm on Saturday.

Tickets are £12 or £10 for concessions.


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