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The Independent on Sunday has joined forces with Channel 4 to give away a fabulous trip for two to see Simon Rattle

perform in Vienna.

Channel 4's acclaimed Leaving Home, presented by Simon Rattle, is the most ambitious series ever

commissioned on 20th-century

orchestral music. Tonight at 9pm, you can see the third episode, when he will show how conventional musical forms were

abandoned in favour of the

sensual qualities of instrumental tone and colour.

Our winner and a friend will

see Sir Simon Rattle and the

City of Birmingham Symphony

Orchestra (CBSO) perform live in concert in Vienna as part of

"Towards the Millennium - The '60s". The performance at the Konzerthaus on 19 March 1997

features Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem".

You will fly with the City of

Birmingham Symphony Chorus from Birmingham International Airport, staying for two nights with bed and breakfast accommodation at the Vienna Plaza, Hilton

International's designer hotel (home to over 100 pieces of art), situated in the city centre.

Three runners-up will receive a pair of top price tickets to see Sir Simon Rattle conduct the CBSO

in Birmingham's magnificent

Symphony Hall on 27 February 1997, in a performance of Henze's "The Raft of Medusa". A further 10 runners-up, will receive a set

of two Leaving Home CDs, from EMI, and a copy of Michael

Hall's Leaving Home, the book to

accompany the series from Faber & Faber.

How to Enter

For a chance to win, simply answer the following question:

In tonight's programme about colour, which composer does Simon Rattle quote as having once famously

remarked to the brass section of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra,

"Can you play a little more greeny-orange?"

Was it: a) Messiaen, b) Gershwin,

c) Wagner?

If you aren't sure of the answer, simply tune in to Channel 4 tonight at 9pm, and all will be clear!

Send your answer on a postcard, with your name, address and

daytime telephone number to:

IoS/Simon Rattle, PO Box 1413, London N1 8HY, by 23 October 1996. The first correct entry drawn after the closing date wins the top prize, the following 13 correct

entries will win one of the runner-up prizes. Normal Newspaper Publishing rules apply. The Editor's decision is final. There is no cash alternative.

For further information about the

Vienna Plaza and the chance to discover the best of Europe at an affordable price on a Hilton European Weekend, please call Hilton Reservations Worldwide on 0800 856 8000 quoting code EW.

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