Directed by Jeremy BackhouseAccompanist: Mark Dancer Please download the leaflet for further details and how to book. Read more about the workshop in our interview with Jeremy and in another article. Read a review. Bob Chilcott’s accessible and tuneful style has made him one of Britain’s most popular contemporary choral composers. Works such as the … Read more
Stanford: Songs of the FleetGrieg: ‘Peer Gynt’ SuitePuccini: Messa di Gloria Festival chorus, with Fernhurst and Petersfield Choral SocietiesSamuel Stopford, tenorEdward Ballard, baritone Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra Conductors: Paul Spicer and Stephen Scotchmer Paul Spicer and Stephen Scotchmer conduct the Festival Chorus and Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra in a programme of picturesque music from across Europe, with Ed Ballard and … Read more
With the GSA Singers from GSA (Guildford School of Acting) Guildford, University of Surrey.Musical Director: Peter Roberts Talent and exuberance overflow in the performances by the GSA Singers from the University of Surrey’s Guildford School of Acting, a 24-strong company of performers selected from the Musical Theatre and Acting courses. Their fully choreographed repertoire includes … Read more
Read a review. Soloist: Cordelia WilliamsConductor: Robin Browning Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous VoyageSchumann: Piano concerto in A minor op. 54Elgar: Variations on an original theme (‘Enigma’) op.36 Pre-concert talk at 6.30pm. Cordelia Williams, the soloist in Schumann’s Piano Concerto, is a rising star who has been praised for her ‘consummate artistry’ and who … Read more
Roussel: Divertissement Op.6Mozart: Piano quintet KV.452Hurlstone: Piano quintet in G minorPoulenc: Sextet With Helen Walton, flute; Lucinda Willits, oboe; Rob Blanken, clarinet, Richard Moore, bassoon; Bridget Holton, French horn; Karen Kingsley, piano (pictured). A programme that exploits to the full the colourful combination of wind instruments and piano, from Mozart’s Quintet – the first masterpiece … Read more
Lecture-recital by Angela Zanders, including a complete performance of the work. Angela Zanders, pianoCatherine Lawlor, violinMikhail Lezdkan, cello Angela Zanders’ lecture recital will explore the composer’s fraught relationship with the Soviet authorities and include a complete performance of this intense and dramatic work. Free entry. Retiring collection in aid of the Michael Hurd fund for … Read more
Singers and instrumentalists from local schools and youth music organisations. The Festival’s annual sell-out Youth Concerts bring together hundreds of young musicians between 8 and 18, in a collaboration that shows the strength of the music-making in our local schools. Seats £10/£7*, £5/£3* (*with schools’ discount). Also on Monday 20 March at 7pm.
Singers and instrumentalists from local schools and youth music organisations. The Festival’s annual sell-out Youth Concerts bring together hundreds of young musicians between 8 and 18, in a collaboration that shows the strength of the music-making in our local schools. Seats £10/£7*, £5/£3* (*with schools’ discount). Also on Wednesday 22 March at 7pm.
with SouthDowns CamerataDirector: Sara Deborah Timossi With dancers from Petersfield Academy of Dance, Director Terry Butcher The theme will be ‘Dancing through Time’, with dance music from different periods from Tudor to the present. Children will love this tour of dance music from pavane to tango, presented by the string players of SouthDowns Camerata and … Read more
Festival chorus, with Petersfield and Rogate Choral Societies Southern Pro MusicaConductor: Paul Spicer Clara Orif, soprano (Iphis) RAMRachel Newberry, soprano (Angel)Anna Patterson, mezzo-soprano (Storge) RAMMatthias Daehling, countertenor (Hamor) RCMMagnus Walker, tenor (Jephtha) RAMAlexander Bower-Brown, baritone (Zebul) RAM Written in 1752, Jephtha was Handel’s last oratorio, and undoubtedly one of his greatest. The outline of the … Read more