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Classical Weekend

Free / £5 for some events / £30 for a weekend pass

The festival, Classical Weekend returns for its third year in 2019, seeing more than 50 of Sheffield’s music groups joined by performers from across the world to host a huge range of performances and workshops in venues across the city.

The weekend is programmed around three themes: Women in Music, to celebrate International Women’s Day which falls on the same weekend; Future Makers, to celebrate the wealth of young musicians in the city; and Beyond Borders, which celebrates both the fusion of classical music with other art forms and different world cultures.

Venues include the Winter Gardens, Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield Cathedral, Sheffield City Hall, and Burton Road. They will host There'll be a range of concerts and workshops for families, young people and classical music lovers alike across the weekend, with all performances lasting under an hour and many of them free to attend.

Passes for Classical Weekend are £30 and will go on sale in November 2018, while tickets for individual events are £5 and will go on sale in January 2019.

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