Concert Programme 2019

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Rehearsals are always open to the public and are free.

Planned rehearsals will be published but will not be known before the start of the Festival.

The Concert Programme 2019


The 2019 Programme will be published in the Spring.  An archive of recent programmes is shown below.

The Archive of the 2018 Concert Programme


Thursday July 26th at 4.30 pm
Festival Talk: ‘Where did the past go?’ With performances of Mozart and Françaix by Susan Tomes and Royal College of Music students, Robert Philip will talk about the 20th century’s love-hate relationship with the classical era and how this has influenced composers up to the present day.


Thursday July 26th at 7.30
Debussy:         ‘Danses Sacrée et Profane’ for Harp and Strings
Françaix:         Octet for Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon and Strings
Poulenc:          Trio for Piano, Oboe and Bassoon (1926)
Mozart:            Serenade No.11 in E flat major, K375, for Wind Octet


Friday July 27th at 7.00 pm
Mozart:            Sonata in B flat major, K292, for Bassoon and Cello
Glinka:             Trio Pathétique in D minor, for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano
Debussy:         ‘Prélude á l’Après-midi d’un Faune’, arr. for Strings, Winds and Harp.
Mozart:            Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor, K478


Friday July 27th at 10.00 pm ‘Night music’.
Beethoven       ‘Moonlight’ Sonata in C# minor, Op.27. ‘First Movement’
Debussy:         ‘Clair de lune’ from “Suite Bergamasque”   for Solo Piano
Schoenberg:     ‘Verklärte Nacht’ (Transfigured Night), Op.4, for String Sextet


Saturday July 28th at 11.30 am Coffee Concert

(suitable for both adults and children aged seven and above)

Beethoven:     Horn Sonata in F major, Op.17, arr. for Horn and Strings
Billy Mayerl      Solo Piano works
Debussy          Syrinx for Solo Flute
Arnold:             Divertimento, Op.37, for Flute, Oboe and Clarinet
Kovács:           ‘After you Mr Gershwin’ for Clarinet and Piano
Paul Reade      Suite from ‘The Victorian Kitchen Garden’ for Clarinet and Harp
Dvořák            Waltzes, Op.54, for Strings


Saturday July 28th at 7.30.
Saint-Saëns:     Fantasy Op.124, for Violin and Harp
Debussy:         Première Rapsodie for Solo Clarinet, Flute, Harp, String Quartet and Double Bass
Ravel:              Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet
Brahms:          Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34


Sunday July 29th at 12.00.
Britten:             Phantasy Quartet. Op.2, for Oboe and Strings
Poulenc:          Elégie, Op.168, for Horn and Piano
Schmitt            Andantino, Op. 30, No.1, for Clarinet and Piano
Mozart:            Piano Concerto No.12 in A major, K414, for Piano and Strings


Sunday July 29th at 6.00 pm
Rossini:           Duo in D major for Cello and Double Bass
Stravinsky:      “The Soldier’s Tale”, for Violin, Clarinet and Piano
Glazunov:        “Idyll” for Horn and String Quartet
Dvoràk:           String Sextet in A major, Op.48

From our Archive of Concert Programmes and Booking leaflets

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