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Monday, 8 November 2021

I shall hear in heaven: Tama Matheson's latest collaborative musical play premieres at Wimbledon International Music Festival

Tama Matheson: I shall hear in heaven - Wimbledon International Music Festival

Wimbledon International Music Festival starts on 13 November 2021, returning for a full programme, live in Wimbledon across two weeks, with everything from  Sir Willard White, Imogen Cooper,  and The Tallis Scholars, to a tribute to the pioneer of American swing, Benny Goodman, and an evening of tango with music by Astor Piazzolla. 

One highlight is the premiere of I shall hear in heaven, Tama Matheson's musical play which brings to life Beethoven's with deafness and his own mortality. Directed and performed by Tama Matheson with Susie Kohane and Robert Maskell, the evening will include Beethoven's music performed by the London Mozart Players. This play is the latest in a series of collaborative musical plays on the subject of lives of the great composers by Matheson, who is artistic director of the Brisbane Shakespeare Festival.

I shall hear in heaven is at Trinity URC Church, Wimbledon, SW19 4AA, full details from the festival website.


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