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  • Turner Sims, University of Southampton University of Southampton SO17 1BJ (map)

Celebrated illustrator and classical music presenter James Mayhew returns to Turner Sims, captivating audiences of all ages with master story-telling and a ballet of brushstrokes, all perfectly timed with the music.

Prepare to be entranced by stories, breathtaking art, and the sound of a live orchestra playing these two beloved classical masterpieces. James not only narrates, but paints too – with his glorious artwork beamed onto a giant screen above the musicians for everyone to see. An immersive musical experience for all!

Arrive up to an hour before each performance for an animal-inspired face-painting workshop in the foyer.

James Mayhew will be signing copies of his books, including Gaspard the Fox after the performance.

James Mayhew artist and presenter
Robin Browning conductor
SÓN Turner Sims Orchestra in Association

Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf, Op 67
Saint Saëns Carnival of the Animals

Running Time: approx 50mins (no interval)

Performances as 2pm and 4.15pm

N.B. Zeb Soanes will not be appearing at this event