2019 Concerts 2018-11-16T23:08:28+00:00


Fri 19th July 2019

Welsh harpist Catrin Finch & Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita

A multi award-winning collaboration between two adventurous virtuoso musicians delivers an extraordinary performance.

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Sat 20th July 2019

The Elias String Quartet

In 2009 the Elias was chosen to participate in BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artist’s scheme and was also a recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award.

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Sun 21st July 2019 

Open Air Jazz Concert – The Antonio Forcione Quartet and The Jason Rebello Trio

‘One of the greatest acoustic guitarists’ (The Guardian), Antonio Forcione is hailed as one of the most charismatic guitarists at large. Jason Rebello’s latest album ‘HELD’ was Album of the Year at the 2016 British Jazz Awards.

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Mon 22nd July 2019

Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

‘If one guitar quartet can give a traditional string quartet a run for it’s money in terms of abundant technique and breathtaking artistry, it is The Aquarelle Guitar Quartet’ (International Record Review).

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Tues 23rd July 2019 

Laura van der Heijden, cello and Jams Coleman, piano

Laura was named BBC Young Musician 2012 aged 15. Her debut album ‘1948’ was named Recording of the Month by BBC Music Magazine.

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Weds 24th July 2019

Saskia Giorgini, piano

Winner of the 2016 Salzburg International Mozart Competition, Italian-Dutch pianist Saskia Giorgini made her debut at the Vienna Musikverein in February 2017 playing an all Mozart recital. She is praised for her ‘unerring technique, a beautiful and moving sound, a phrasing full of fantasy and a pure musicality’.

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Thurs 25th July 2019 

Ruby Hughes, soprano and Huw Watkins, piano

Ruby Hughes is holder of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award, winner of both First Prize and The Audience Prize at the 2009 London Handel Singing Competition and a former BBC New Generation Artist. Pianist Huw Watkins is one of Britain’s foremost composers and teaches composition at the Royal College. He is regularly featured on BBC Radio 3.

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Fri 26th July 2019 

Modern jazz soul singer Sarah Jane Morris with guitarists Tony Remy and Tim Cansfield

Sarah Jane Morris is a powerful and passionate singer of jazz, rock and pop. Her 2016 album “Compared to What” with Antonio Forcione is the latest of her many releases.

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Sat 27th July 2019  

Scott Brothers Duo on two pianos

Jonathan and Tom Scott are returning to the Festival to treat us to more of the rich array of music written for two pianos but not so frequently performed. They have recorded several CDs on their own label to great critical acclaim, covering the entire keyboard spectrum, including piano & organ, and harmonium & piano.

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Sun 28th July 2019  

Open Air Blues Concert – The Kyla Brox Band and The Eddie Martin Band

Kyla Brox is one of the most authentic UK blues and soul singer of her generation, turning up the heat by degrees, lulling and charming before unleashing emotional catharsis. She has released six albums.

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