DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK WE HAVE HAD TO POSTPONE OUR PLANNED EVENTS.

THE FESTIVAL OF SONG WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 2021.

THE SPRING FUNDRAISER IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

THE PROGRAMME BELOW IS OUR ORIGINAL 2020 PROGRAMME.

IT'S POSSIBLE PARTS OF THIS PROGRAMME MAY CHANGE. WE WILL UPDATE THE WEBSITE IF IT DOES.

July 2nd to 4th 2021
A Weekend of Five Concerts

 

Friday 2nd July at 7.30pm

Chiaroscuro
Celebrating the magic of Italy and the abiding lure of Venice
including Tosti, Verdi, Bellini and Respighi
performed by advanced students from the Royal College of Music
 

Saturday 3rd July at 1pm

Seeking the shadows: the voice of the viola
Programme includes Berlioz, Beamish, Bliss and
Brahms’ Zwei geistliche Lieder
Mezzo Lotte Betts-Dean with Rosalind Ventris, viola, 
pianist Joseph Haviat, and guest composer and violist Sally Beamish
 

Saturday 3rd July at 7.30pm

A land of lost content: Heine’s poetry in song
Schubert: Schwanengesang, Schumann: Dichterliebe, 
Mendelssohn, Brahms and Clara Schumann
Tenor Nick Pritchard with pianist Nancy Cooley
 

Sunday 4th July at 1pm

Who tells my story? Portraits of and by women
Mozart, Haydn, Crumb and Dove
Mezzo Bethan Langford with pianist Keval Shah
 

Sunday 4th July at 7.30pm

Harmonie du Soir: Baudelaire and Verlaine in song
including Debussy, Fauré and Duparc
Soprano Alison Rose with pianist Nancy Cooley

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