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May 18, 2024
With the Bognor Regis Music Club. Sasha and Nina Levtov once again present a performance by pupils and friends of the Regis School of Music. It is always a treat to hear these young performers, the artists of the future, perform...
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May 18, 2024
Havant Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Robin BrowningLeader: Catherine Lawlor (pictured) Arrive early to enjoy …6.30pm–7.00pm: Pre-concert talk On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring – DeliusSummer Night on the River – DeliusPetite Symphonie for Wind – GounodSymphony No. 40 – Mozart...
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May 18, 2024
Admission £7 adults. Accompanied under-16s free. Tickets from Val Loft – 023 9237 1135. By Portsmouth Light Orchestra.
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May 19, 2024
The Shopwyke Singers with the Westbourne House School Chapel Choir Conductor – Alexander Dichmont (pictured)Matthew Cooke – organ Elgar – The Spirit of the LordFinzi – Lo, the Full, Final SacrificeTavener – Two Hymns to the Mother of GodRutter –...
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May 20, 2024
Lunchtime recital organised by Holy Trinity Gosport music events. Free entrance with a retiring collection; your donations will help us to maintain the historical ‘Handel’ organ at Holy Trinity.
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May 20, 2024
MARSCHNER – Piano Trio No.2 in G minor, Op.111 (32’)BRAHMS – Piano Trio No.3 in C minor, Op.101 (21’)DVOŘÁK – Piano Trio No.4 in E minor, Op.90 ‘Dumky’ (32’) The Gould Piano Trio returns to Portsmouth after a warmly received collaboration with violist Gary...
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May 21, 2024
Anna Durance, oboe, Alison Hughes, clarinet, Rob Eckett, bassoon, Fiona Brockhurst, horn, Samantha Carrasco, piano Mozart: Quintet in E-flat majorHolst: Quintet in A minor Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in the...
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May 23, 2024
Violinist Fumi Otsuki returns to Portsmouth Cathedral with pianist Gisela Meyer, to play a programme of music by Grieg, Stenhammar and Elgar, as well as Fumi’s own Piano Sonatina. This recital will be in St Thomas’s Chapel. By Portsmouth Cathedral...
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£15
May 25, 2024
Read a preview. Portsmouth Choral Union and the newly restored organ at St Mary’s Church.Conductor: David GostickOrganist: Ian RichardsonSoprano: Faye Eldret Parry – I was gladHandel – Zadok the PriestMendelssohn – Hear My PrayerElgar – Give Unto the Lord With...
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May 28, 2024
These recitals take place on Tuesdays 28th May, 11th June, 25th June, 9th July. Admission is free, with a retiring collection, and tea and coffee will be available.Bring your own lunch. Organised by St Peter’s Church Petersfield music events.
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May 28, 2024
Sir Ernest Macmillan: Cortège académiqueRichard Purvis: Passepied for a Joyous FestivalFrederick W. Holloway: Andante sinfonicoBach: Dorian Toccata D minorBach: Violin Fugue in D minorSigfrid Karg-Elert: A Cycle of Eight Short Pieces Markus Eichenlaub is the Organist of Speyer Cathedral, Germany....
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June 1, 2024
Catrin Finch is without doubt one of Petworth Festival’s most admired artists: her previous visits have been inspirational and uplifting, most recently in 2023 in tandem with the joyous Columbian band, Cimarrón. Catrin’s latest project sees her working with one...
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June 1, 2024
We welcome back to Petworth Festival the world-renowned Julian Lloyd Webber with this hugely entertaining retrospective of a career spent touring the world with his beloved Stradivarius cello. His talk comes complete with a series of striking and – in...
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June 1, 2024
Cressida Godfrey (flute)Frannie Millar (soprano)Angela Zanders (piano) A recital of songs, piano and chamber music by some of history’s forgotten female composers, including the Flute Sonata by the French Romantic composer, Mel Bonis and Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s recently discovered Easter...
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June 2, 2024
Tea-time concert. Free entrance with a retiring collection; your donations will help us to maintain our historical ‘Handel’ organ. Organised by Holy Trinity Gosport music events.
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June 6, 2024
Today’s recital is given by a group of talented young music students from Portsmouth High School, led by Director of Music George Tinsley. By Portsmouth Cathedral music events. Visit the series web page. Free entry – post recital donation greatly...
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June 7, 2024
Read preview notes. Roger Sayer is an English organist and was Director of Music at the Temple Church in central London for 10 years until 2023 when he relinquished the position to pursue a freelance career. He was previously Organist...
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June 8, 2024
Tickets: £15. Link to be provided. This is the latest in a music series at the Menuhin Room. The performance begins at 12.30pm (doors open at noon, unreserved seating). Total running time: 90 minutes, with an interval. Light refreshments will...
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June 8, 2024
The Solent Male Voice Choir have invited the Ukrainian Volya Choir, from Chichester, to join them at St Faith’s Church in Havant on Saturday 8th June for a concert of Songs For Summer. The Ukrainian Volya Choir was formed by...
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June 8, 2024
Conductor: Tom Lydon The Petersfield Chamber Choir performs settings of famous poetry, including texts by Keats, Shakespeare, Rosetti, and Petersfield’s own Edward Thomas. Admission free, retiring collection.
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June 11, 2024
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Robert SchumannSchumann: Bilder aus Osten (Pictures from the East) Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in the spectacular setting of the Cathedral Nave. They are free...
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June 11, 2024
Havant Chamber Orchestra Strings section. Conducted by Ben Qureshi. Purcell – AbdelazarAlbinoni – Adagio (for organ and Strings, featuring David Cain on organ)Warlock – Capriol SuiteWalton – Two Pieces from Henry VGrieg – Two Elegiac MelodiesHorovitz – Concertante (for Clarinet...
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June 12, 2024
With Hampshire Police Male Voice Choir. Waterlooville Music Festival 2024 runs from Sunday 9th to Saturday 15th June. All at St George’s Church Waterlooville, 7.30pm, licensed bar opens 7pm.
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June 13, 2024
Portsmouth Cathedral’s current Michael James Organ Scholar, Nora Rechel, gives today’s recital on our wonderful Nicholson organ. By Portsmouth Cathedral music events. Visit the series web page. Free entry – post recital donation greatly appreciated; no booking required.
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£10
June 15, 2024
Cellists Lynden Cranham and Tom Parker are joined by violinist Emma Parker in evoking the sounds of an early Victorian music room, with commentary by writer and broadcaster Roger Parker. Drinks and nibbles will follow; all proceeds to the beautiful...
University of Chichester Conservatoire
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June 15, 2024
Conductors: John Hancorn and James Thomas Join the University of Chichester Conservatoire Chamber Choir and Orchestra perform two choral giants; Vivaldi’s Gloria and Mozart’s Mass in C Minor. The University of Chichester Conservatoire Chamber Choir, under the direction of John...
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£15
June 15, 2024
Join us for an evening music performance of two shows, Charity Begins at Home by Alfred Cellier and The Zoo by Arthur Sullivan. Los Ladrones was formed by Geoff Porter in 2013 from members of Havant Light Opera to revive...
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June 15, 2024
With Southern Pro MusicaJonathan Wilcocks – conductor Join the Chichester Singers at the Cathedral for a wonderful summer evening of buoyant musical colour, contrasting the rhythmic energy and jazz influences of John Rutter – Birthday Madrigals and Shearing – Songs...
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June 17, 2024
Lunchtime recital organised by Holy Trinity Gosport music events. Free entrance with a retiring collection; your donations will help us to maintain the historical ‘Handel’ organ at Holy Trinity.
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June 18, 2024
Giuseppe Tartini: Sonata in G minor ‘The Devil’s Trill’Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2 in D major Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in the spectacular setting of the Cathedral Nave. They are free...
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June 20, 2024
In the second of two visits for this term, The Portsmouth Grammar School presents a group of their skilled young musicians. This recital will be in St Thomas’s Chapel. By Portsmouth Cathedral music events. Visit the series web page. Free...
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June 20, 2024
Leader: Helen Purchase Conductor: Robin Browning Mendelssohn – Overture: ‘The Hebrides’ (‘Fingal’s Cave’ Op. 26)Mendelssohn Violin Concerto Op.64, Soloist: Alexandra PeelBeethoven – Symphony No.7 Op. 97 With Alexandra Peel. A free pre-concert event at 6.30 in the Hall.Tickets £5 –...
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June 21, 2024
Prize-winning pianist Julian Chan presents an exciting programme of music depicting vibrant cultures and landscapes both near and far away. Featuring thrilling works by Debussy, Liszt, and Lysenko, the evening culminates with a rare complete performance of Godowsky’s Java Suite,...
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June 21, 2024
David Price is Organist and Master of the Choristers at Portsmouth Cathedral. Before he came to Portsmouth he was Assistant Organist of Ely Cathedral having previously held Organ Scholarships at Rochester Cathedral and Croydon Parish Church. Tickets £11.50, concessions £5.70....
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June 22, 2024
Join Ensemble Reza as they return for their 10th Festival concert, sponsored by Close Brothers, with a special programme celebrating women classical composers with music through the ages, and from across the world. Based in Mid Sussex and established ten...
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June 22, 2024
Musical Director: George HaynesAccompanist: Tim Stewart Elgar, Stanford and Brahms
University of Chichester Conservatoire
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June 23, 2024
Join in a joyful day of music making as you take your place in the cello orchestra led by Professor Laura Ritchie from the University of Chichester Conservatoire. Music from classical to pop is tailored for individual levels (from Grade...
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June 23, 2024
Catherine Lawlor (violin)Mikhail Lezdkan (cello)Amy Muller (piano) By Inspiratio Ensemble. Beautiful cello and piano pieces by Beethoven, Schubert and Mendelsohn We would be delighted if you can join us. Admission is free with a retiring collection, and with refreshments available.
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June 23, 2024
Formed at the Royal Academy of Music in 2019, the Mera Horn Trio presents a programme of major works by Dame Ethel Smyth (Concerto originally for Violin, Horn and Orchestra) and Johannes Brahms (Horn Trio in E-flat major, Op. 40)....
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June 28, 2024
As they gear up for summer concerts in Salzburg join the PGS Junior & Senior School Brass Band for some songs from the shows and films along with some classical light music in the open air. Presented by Ports Fest....
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June 28, 2024
Helen Hooker directs the Hampshire Recorder Sinfonia in a world premiere of Three Paintings by Millais: The North-West Passage, Ophelia and The Boyhood of Raleigh by Steve Marshall. Plus popular favourites by JS Bach, Giovanni Gabrielli, John Dowland and Brian Bonsor. Dangerous...
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June 28, 2024
Markus is the winner of the Ports Fest Showcase prize in 2023 in support of Portsmouth Music Festival. Markus is currently an organ scholar at St Mary’s Church Fratton and Viola player in the National Children’s Orchestra. We rejoice in...
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June 28, 2024
We are delighted to welcome the esteemed Chilingirian String Quartet back to West Dean College for this unique evening to celebrate West Dean founder, Edward James, on the 40th Anniversary of his death in 1984. Edward James, a passionate supporter...
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June 28, 2024
Opening concert by international recitalist Margaret Phillips on the newly-restored pipe organ in St John’s Chapel, Chichester. Part of the design of the original building and built in 1822 by the renowned Georgian organ builder G P England, the organ...
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June 29, 2024
The professional singers of Chichester-based consort, South Downs Soloists, return with their vibrant voices to the Festival. Celebrating the music of Renaissance masters Thomas Tallis and Robert White, extolled by Morley as “greatest glory of our muses”. Featuring the first...
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June 29, 2024
The 60 Minute Orchestra once again perform Bognor Regis’s Opera Night with Celebrity Soloists drawn from such acclaimed institutions as The English National Opera, Welsh National Opera. Opera Arias include Habanera by Blizet, Vesta La Giubba by Leon Cavaollo, Flower Duet by Delibes and Lippen Schweigen by Lehar....
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June 30, 2024
A varied programme to include Fingal’s Cave by Mendelssohn, Petite Suite by Debussy, Capriol Suite by Warlock, an organ duet by Chichester composer John Marsh and an engaging suite for piano and organ by Denis Bedard. A retiring collection for...
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June 30, 2024
Martin Smith – The Lyrical Euphonium returns to the Festival of Chichester showcasing his award-winning album, recently featured on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4 . This recital with Rachel Fryer will include works by Hummel, Vaughan Williams and...
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June 30, 2024
These acclaimed musicians invite you to join them for an evening of beautiful baroque music in the glorious setting of Boxgrove Priory. Composers include Vivaldi, Bach and Telemann. The Parnassian Ensemble comprises:Sophie Middleditch and Helen Hooker – recordersGareth Deats –...
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July 3, 2024
Tamzin Barnett (soprano) and Birgit Rohowsky Miller (pianist) present an afternoon recital of arias and songs, centred around themes of flowers and flirtation. Featured pieces are composed by Handel, Mozart, Strauss and Massenet. Tickets £15, students £5, children free Visit the Festival of...
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July 4, 2024
For the final recital of our summer Lunchtime Live series, we welcome Italian harpist Francesca Romana di Nicola. This recital will be in St Thomas’s Chapel. By Portsmouth Cathedral music events. Visit the series web page. Free entry – post...
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July 5, 2024
This exploration of the cello celebrates the many different sounds of this beautiful instrument, from Bach’s orchestra and even ‘bagpipes’, the flamenco guitar of Cassado’s suite and Ligeti’s dialogue between two human voices, the most fundamental instrument of all. Tickets...
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July 5, 2024
Tom Robson, conductorChichester Chorale Schubert – Mass in G & motets by Brahms & Bruckner Chichester Chorale perform Franz Schubert’s famous Mass in G alongside glorious music by Johannes Brahms, including How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings, and hauntingly-beautiful motets by...
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July 6, 2024
Note 7pm start time. Conductor: Malcolm KeelerPiano: Peter Rhodes Dove – The Passing of the YearWeelkes – To shorten Winter’s sadnessMorley – April is in my mistress’ faceMorley – This sweet and merry month of MayElgar – As Torrents in...
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July 6, 2024
With Peter Allwood, conductor of Chantry Quire. A concert of inspirational music to calm and uplift the soul. Comprises a collection of music by such composers as Finzi, MacMillan, Howells, Stanford, Elgar and Parry, and includes Tippett’s Five Spirituals from...
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July 7, 2024
Conductor: David Gostick With the PCU and The Consort of Twelve. Ada Witczyk will be leading this concert. Handel: Saul Charlotte Bowden: sopranoJoseph Bolger: countertenorKieran White: tenorJamie Woollard: bass Tickets: Adults £20, Children/ Students £5 from the PCU website or at the...
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July 12, 2024
Delight in a 50-minute daytime concert at Pallant House Gallery as pianist Elena Toponogova takes you on a musical journey. The program seamlessly intertwines Sussex’s musical heritage with timeless classics, offering a harmonious blend of regional and universal melodies for...
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£18
July 13, 2024
Leader: Martin PalmerConductor: Jonathan Butcherby Havant Symphony Orchestra. Three Dances from “The Bartered Bride” – SmetanaConductor: Enyi Okpara Cello Concerto – ElgarSoloist: Joseph Spooner (pictured) Symphony No. 1 in C minor – Brahms The most famous piece for cello and...
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July 13, 2024
Following the success of our fundraising concert last year, in memory of our late chairman, Chris Coote, who started the concerts many years ago, we are presenting another this year. Local musicians come together to present music in a range...
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July 13, 2024
View preview notes. The programme will include Poulenc’s Gloria and Schofield’s Stream of Life, a work for unaccompanied choir by Hampshire-based composer Ian Schofield, which we commissioned for our 40th anniversary in July 2016. It also contains William Byrd’s Ne...
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July 13, 2024
Kate Mosse, international bestselling author, will compere. Smyth – Overture: The WreckersSmith – Andante for clarinet and orchestra*Gipps – Clarinet Concerto* (*soloist: Alex Buckley) Mackenzie – Britannia: A Nautical Overture op.52Arnold – Little Suite for orchestraWood – Fantasia on British...
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July 19, 2024
Classical guitarist Zoe Barnett, ‘the guitarist who plays standing up’ presents an engaging programme including JS Bach and Castelnuovo-Tedesco in the serenity of St John’s Chapel, Chichester. Zoe was Sussex Young Musician in 2022 and graduates from the Royal College...
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July 20, 2024
Stradivarius Piano Trio welcomes you to hear Fauré, Beethoven and Elgar with a glass of Nyetimber, and in the beautiful Luytens-designed Eartham House, which inspired the artist Romney, the poet William Hayley and the sculptor Flaxman. Sponsored by Nyetimber with...
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August 17, 2024
Paul Galbraith is a Scottish international concert and recording artist. He is renowned for his highly acclaimed transcriptions and development of the vertical guitar posture with his eight-string ‘Brahms guitar’. Tickets are £18 and must be purchased online and in...
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August 18, 2024
Open Day 12.30pm-7pm | Recital By Kevin Loh, 6pm Book your tickets to join us at our Classical Guitar Festival Open Day on Sunday 18 August 2024, including a recital by Kevin Loh. The Open Day will again celebrate all things...
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August 19, 2024
Berta is a Latin Grammy Award-Winning guitarist from Paraguay, an international concert artist and Associate Professor of Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. Tickets are £18 and must be purchased online and in advance. Please bring your digital ticket with...
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August 20, 2024
Featuring guitarist, Detlev Bork, tenor, Matthias Horn, mandolinist, Iain Lennon, and the Treske String Quartet. Tickets are £18 and must be purchased online and in advance. Please bring your digital ticket with you. Parking is available in the West Dean College car...
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August 21, 2024
Roy will talk about and introduce Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier, one of the great cornerstones of Western music, and he will be playing parts of it to illustrate. This recital is an introduction to one of the foundations of western musical culture, a...
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September 28, 2024
Directed by Paul SpicerAccompanist: Mark Dancer Bookings open. Price £0 to £20. The 2024 choral workshop will be held at Petersfield Methodist Church on Saturday 28th September. It will be run by the Festival conductor, Paul Spicer, and will focus on...
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January 24, 2025
Read a preview. Scripted and performed by pianist Lucy Parham with narration by Henry Goodman, Rêverie evokes Debussy’s complex emotional life through a personal and revealing journal, illuminated by a sequence of his most famous and atmospheric solo piano works....
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