Win tickets to see Vivaldi By Candlelight

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, Weston, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show

CLASSICAL musicians who played on board the Titanic will join forces in Weston to celebrate one of the greatest composers - Antonio Vivaldi. Recreating the nostalgia and romance of a bygone age, Vivaldi By Candlelight aims to introduce the audience to an atmospheric evening of the composer's most celebrated melodies performed by the renowned Locrian Ensemble, whose members will play in lavish period costume in front of a stunning and evocative candlelit classical set. The Locrian Ensemble has contributed to Oscar winning soundtracks to films such as Harry Potter, Lord Of The Rings, Shakespeare In Love, Captain Corelli's Mandolin and The Full Monty. Its members even appeared in the blockbuster film Titanic as the musicians playing when the ship went down.The Vivaldi By Candlelight programme will include The Four Seasons and the Concerto For Two Violins, along with Handel's Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba and Bach's Air On The G String.The show will be staged at The Playhouse, Weston, on March 24.Tickets, priced £12.50, are available from the box office on 01934 645544 or at www.theplay-house.co.uk * The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer one lucky readers the chance to each win a pair of tickets to see the show.To enter, please answer the following question: In which blockbuster film did members of the Locrian Ensemble appear?* Closes: 9am on March 15. * Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.


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