• Sun 15 May
  • Performed by Harriet Walter, Henry Goodman and Lucy Parham

★★★★ One of the must-see events on the musical calendar' BBC Music Magazine

'Passionate, humorous and deeply moving' Music Web International

'The best Chopin of the Year' The Times

Scripted by Lucy Parham, Nocturne chronicles the romantic life of one of the greatest and most popular composers for solo piano - Frédéric Chopin.

The narrative follows his turbulent relationship with the controversial literary figure George Sand, their time together in Majorca, his fragile health and his ultimate demise in poverty in Paris at the age of 39. The readings are interspersed with some of his most loved and poignant compositions.