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The Category Classical Music Festivals is a subset of Music Festivals. Look at that broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all of the Classical Music Festivals which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Festival's Full Record.

 

! Classical Music Festivals KEY
VISITS (to the Website)20
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)26

'Founded in 1948 by Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears and Eric Crozier.' Held Late June. Snape Proms runs During August.

* Aldeburgh Festival
VISITS (to the Website)302
Also indexedSnape Proms
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)434

'Bangor Music Festival is a charitable organisation dedicated to presenting contemporary music performed by artists of the highest calibre and has a strong commitment to enrich and educate through workshops and concerts.' Held Mid February.

* Bangor Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)197
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)466

'An annual celebration of music-making which includes choral, instrumental, orchestral, opera, jazz and film events with international stars and local groups and schools performing at venues across Barnes. The Festival celebrates music-making of the highest standard in conjunction with established and emerging stars. It also raises considerable funds for local charities.' Held During March.

* Barnes Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)202
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)376

‘Has built an enviable reputation for artistic excellence in chamber and orchestral music. In its annual 9-day, 17-concert, festival each November it presents the finest classical music performed by world-renowned artists. Excellent ticket sales, capacity audiences, and glowing national broadsheet reviews confirm this.‘

* Bath Mozartfest
VISITS (to the Website)99
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)137
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'The World's Greatest Classical Music Festival' Held Mid July - Mid September.

 

* BBC Proms
VISITS (to the Website)210
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)420

Founded 1989: ‘Over the years it has brought top quality musical performers to the town and has become an eagerly anticipated part of the summer's activities and an important cultural event in the Aylesbury Vale area. The Festival is a registered charity and relies entirely on volunteer effort, local sponsorship, individual donations and grants to keep ticket prices affordable’.

* Buckingham Summer Festival
VISITS (to the Website)81
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)181

Held Mid July. ‘Welcome to classical music on the Jurassic coast, evening concerts performed by top international artists and a series of free lunchtime concerts featuring local or up and coming talent. Evening concerts feature soloists, quartets and an orchestra, plenty for all to enjoy.'

 

* Budleigh Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)201
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)434

Founded 1991: ‘The Festival now takes place each November and aims to present classical music in bold, imaginative and inspiring ways. In a city that is positively awash with concerts, the Festival aims to present a carefully chosen programme of world-class artists — whether well known figures or rising stars — who would not otherwise visit the city’.

 

* Cambridge Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)94
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)115
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘Established in 1945, Cheltenham Music Festival is one of the most prestigious music festivals in the world. We make the most of our Cotswold setting with a programme of show-stopping concerts in Cheltenham Town Hall, intimate musical adventures in the Pittville Pump Room, and a feast for the senses in cathedrals, abbeys and churches across the region. With over 60 events and 650 performers joining us every year, we celebrate the very best contemporary composition alongside a feast of popular classics ... From hands-on family concerts, to world premieres by the world’s finest performers – Cheltenham Music Festival promises twelve days of sublime and surprising musical adventures for all ages.‘ Held Early July.

* Cheltenham Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)167
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)247
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘The first Chpping Campden Music Festival was held in 2002, since when it has grown in stature and size year on year. It is now widely recognised as one of the UK’s leading festivals with visitors coming from Europe, America and Australia, as well as from all over the UK. The venue has become a favourite with many of the world’s finest musicians who all look forward to returning to this most beautiful of all the Cotswold towns.’ Held During May.

* Chipping Campden International Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)146
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)248
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

Annual Festival, founded 2013, ‘in the heart of Bristol ... We hope you’ll join us for a week of extraordinary music and more in Clifton, and look forward to welcoming you’. Held Early June.

* Clifton International Festival of Music
VISITS (to the Website)49
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)85

'Dedicated to providing opportunities for the local community and visitors alike to enjoy quality music in beautiful surroundings. It is one of the largest music events in Wales to be funded solely by audience donations and sponsorship - there are no set admission charges - ensuring that the festival is totally accessible and inclusive. Please do join us. You will be made very welcome ...' Held Late July.

 

* Conwy Classical Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)178
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)409

Held September - November: 'The Festival is dedicated to Bhai Gurmit Singh Ji Virdee (1937-2005), an inspirational teacher of the tabla in whose memory the Darbar Festival was first established in 2006. Come to the Darbar Festival and explore some of the finest improvised music in the world. If you have never been to an Indian classical concert, then join us to experience this life enhancing music.'

 

* Darbar Festival
VISITS (to the Website)286
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)325
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'The inspiration of the late John Reid who, in partnership with Bridgnorth Councils and collaboration with Robbins Landon, had organised the annual event since 1993 ... The Festival offers a fascinating array of the music of Joseph Haydn and his contemporaries.' Held Mid July.

* English Haydn Festival
VISITS (to the Website)154
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)308

‘World class performances of classical music in the intimate setting of an iconic church ... To attend a concert in All Saints’ Church, Farley, is to be delighted by this charming seventeenth century church with its extraordinary acoustics, and to marvel at the quality of musicianship presented in a small, intimate setting.’ Held Mid June.

* Farley Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)161
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)248

‘Whilst ranging from the timeless delights of Tallis and Byrd to the power and drama of Howells and Britten, the focal point of Festival is the early twentieth century — the Golden Renaissance of English music. As well as commissioning thrilling but accessible new works in the English tradition, the EMF is devoted to keeping important works by major British composers in the repertoire, and to resurrecting the many forgotten gems by a host of lesser-known composers, whose exquisitely crafted works never fail to surprise and enchant ... Our main Festival in Oxfordshire (held Late May) is now complemented by a number of other events that we hold around the country and abroad: most notably concerts and recitals in our UK & European Concert Series, and our regular Autumn Festivals in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.’ The whole is now presented as The Festival of English Music rather than English Music Festival.

 

* Festival of English Music
VISITS (to the Website)130
Also indexedEnglish Music Festival | Yorkshire Festival of English Music
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)236

‘How lucky we are! Every summer we have the opportunity to present world class music against the stunning backdrop of North Pembrokeshire. The combination of glorious music and magical settings makes for a memorable experience – for audiences and musicians alike.’ Held Late July - Early August.

 

* Fishguard International Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)80
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)193

‘Our aim is to bring the highest quality of music to the widest possible audience through a year-long series of concerts, comprising a Summer Festival together with one-off concerts throughout the year ...  Founded in 2013 and operates under the auspices of the Glossop Concert Society, a registered charity which has put on professional classical music concerts for over twenty-five years.‘ Festival held Late June.

* Glossop Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)73
Also indexedGlossop Concert Society
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)147

'An annual music festival held in beautiful churches on the Gower Peninsula in South Wales.' Held Early July.

* Gower Festival
VISITS (to the Website)335
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)441

‘We are a summer music festival founded in 2014 and held during Early July in the beautiful village of Great Bowden situated in south Leicestershire. The series features local and international musicians performing classical music, jazz, music theatre, choral and chamber music over four days in the parish church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Great Bowden.’

* Great Bowden Music Fest
VISITS (to the Website)179
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)207

The oldest extant classical music festival in Wales. Set principally in the beautiful countryside of rural North Powys, the Festival features performances by the world's leading musicians in intimate historic locations.' Held Mid June.

* Gregynog Festival
VISITS (to the Website)161
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)365

A highlight of the Cotswolds summer calendar, bringing an exciting variety of highly talented performances of Classical, Jazz and Folk music by artists from around the world ... The GMF is held in the beautiful and unspoilt setting of Guiting Power, near Stow-on-theWold in Gloucestershire's Cotswold Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).' Held Late July.

 

* Guiting Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)242
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)405

Annual Festival founded 1953: ‘Central to the Festival is Hexham’s glorious medieval Abbey, which acts as the main venue and provides a stunning backdrop and world class acoustic for music making.’ Held Late September.

 

* Hexham Abbey Festival of Music & Arts
VISITS (to the Website)108
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)133

‘An annual, international festival of contemporary and new music, taking place over 10 days and consisting of approximately 50 events – including concerts, music-theatre, dance, multi-media, talks and film – with a related Learning and Participation programme devised and implemented to reflect the artistic programme and respond to regional need. hcmf// aims to provide life-changing and unique artistic experiences to as wide an audience as possible; to be an international platform for new music and related contemporary art forms in Britain; to enthuse existing audiences and draw in new ones through adventurous programming and informed, stylish presentation, and to be an active cultural partner within the region.’ Held Mid November.

* Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)281
Also indexedhcmf//
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)219
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘The first and only festival of its kind in the world with the mission to promote and showcase high quality classical music that is tuneful, full of passion, accessible, universally appealing and created by living composers attending the events ... Composers are invited to submit music that is accessible, tonal and melodic. The works chosen from those submitted are performed by our large International Festival Symphony Orchestra, the International Festival Chorus, the Children’s Festival choir, several ensembles as well as numerous professional solo instrumentalists and singers.‘ Held Late September [2018]. Next Festival 2021.

* International Composers Festival
VISITS (to the Website)235
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)250

‘Brings world-class artists to perform in beautiful venues in the Surrey Hills, in Early May each year ... A warm spirit of friendship and enthusiasm exists amongst audience members at concerts and we are very lucky to have such a loyal and supportive community around the festival. In fact, why go to Vienna, Paris, New York or even London when you can see international stars in the Surrey Hills? The Festival weekends offer visitors wonderful walking and many enjoy opportunities for pre-concert dining either at the venue or in country pubs and restaurants.‘

* Investec International Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)45
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)69

‘International arts festival based in the Southern Lake District with chamber music at its heart. Each year, LDSM hosts over 40 events in stunning, intimate venues in locations such as Kendal, Windermere, Ambleside, Grange-Over-Sands and Ulverston. Our events feature everything including internationally-acclaimed artists from the classical music field, concerts in support of showcasing and nurturing emerging musical talent, unique collaborations with local societies, award-winning film screenings, world premieres, and many more.’ Held Early August.

 

* Lake District Summer Music
VISITS (to the Website)207
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)389

‘A music festival in Scotland offering beautiful music played by internationally-renowned artists in celebrated venues throughout the historic and beautiful county of East Lothian.’ Held Mid September.

 

* Lammermuir Festival
VISITS (to the Website)16
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)38
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'Most events take place in the ancient village church of St John the Baptist ... This lovely building has a fine immediate acoustic, and music heard at this intimate range has real impact and presence. A concert here is a very special experience. The Festival features promising young talents as well as nationally and internationally famous artists and composers. The programme ranges from classic masterworks to the less familiar, but no less intriguing. It includes something for all - early, baroque, classical and contemporary music rub shoulders with jazz, folk music, art lectures, poetry and children's events.' Held Mid October.

 

 

* Little Missenden Festival
VISITS (to the Website)215
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)507

‘A five-day festival of Contemporary Music, founded in 2013 ... Ten concerts, including evening, lunchtime and brunch concerts, and late-evening “cabaret-style” concerts of a more experimental nature in the Festival Club ... London Ear is committed to the nurturing of contemporary music, its composition, performance and audience engagement.’ Festival held Late March: ‘The next Festival is provisionally scheduled for 2020’.

* London Ear Festival
VISITS (to the Website)117
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)263

Held Mid May: ‘Based at St Pancras Parish Church, London, the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music presents a full programme of services, concerts, recitals, and talks, showcasing the very best in contemporary liturgical music for choir and organ.’

* London Festival of Contemporary Church Music
VISITS (to the Website)157
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)407

‘Each year in late August the Machynlleth Festival takes place: a week of splendid music making by eminent performers ... My aim each year is simple: to bring to Machynlleth the world’s finest musicians to play the world’s most inspiring, life-enhancing music.‘

 

* Machynlleth Festival
VISITS (to the Website)111
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)150

‘The International Mananan Festival of Music & the Arts was founded in 1975 and comprise two major annual events. The Mananan Festival held in June each year, and Mananan Opera held in September each year.’ The Mananan Festival is ‘mainly classical music but the festival has also included folk, jazz, cabaret, drama, dance, puppets, indian music, lectures, talks, films, BBC Radio 3 broadcasts, art exhibition, youth competitions’. The Opera Festival ‘brings together singers from all over the British Isles for one week to rehearse and then perform an opera’.

 

* Mananan International Festivals
VISITS (to the Website)118
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)255

‘Invites you to re-discover "London's first musical venues": the fantastical Pleasure Gardens.  This lost Victorian craze invited revellers to enter a secret garden and be transported from grey streets to green gardens, away from the city's chaotic noise to an illumiunated park full of elegant music. The annual Marylebone Music Festival has re-invented the pleasure garden for the 21st century, bringing the world's top artistic talent into some of London's loveliest settings.’ Held Late June.

* Marylebone Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)77
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)163

‘Each year it has provided a full symphony orchestra with internationally renowned soloists producing four concerts in a week in West Somerset.’ Held Late July.

 

* Minehead & Exmoor Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)175
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)344

'Great chamber music performed by outstanding musicians, a stunning backdrop of works from the National Galleries collection, and the peace and quiet of the Scottish Borders countryside on the River Tweed.' Held Mid July.

 

* Music at Paxton
VISITS (to the Website)205
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)371

‘An eclectic mix of music including classical, jazz, folk, world and contemporary music ... Music@Malling aims to promote dynamic and exhilarating programmes of music in outstanding local venues in and around the historic town of West Malling.‘ Held Mid - Late September.

 

* Music@Malling
VISITS (to the Website)72
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)159

‘An annual week long festival of music within the liturgy at Tewkesbury Abbey ... A group of singers from different cathedral, collegiate and recital choirs who gather together for this special week at Tewkesbury Abbey to sing some of the finest music, written over the centuries, in its intended liturgical setting.’

* Musica Deo Sacra
VISITS (to the Website)101
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)208

'Founded in 2008 ... this innovative festival is a retrospective of sacred choral and organ music of the previous forty years during all services, together with world premiere performances by Wells Cathedral Choir and organists of music by internationally renowned composers, local composers, and composition students from Wells Cathedral School. There are also concerts and a public masterclass with the featured composer of the year.' Held Mid October.

* New Music Wells
VISITS (to the Website)127
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)367

New Paths launched in 2016 and has quickly established itself as one of the most important and exciting new festivals in the land. New Paths sees Beverley hosting concerts, community events and sparkling music-making by some of the country’s finest young professional singers, chamber musicians and organists, with our trademark combination of world-class concerts and feet-on-the-ground community involvement, reaching out to children, to old people, and to all corners of the town ... New Paths Music presents two dynamic festivals each year, bringing exceptional musicians to the beautiful market town of Beverley in the East Riding of Yorkshire.‘ Held Early April and Late September.

 

* New Paths Music
VISITS (to the Website)135
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)213

Held Early May. 'A glorious fortnight of world class music in Newbury and its beautiful neighbouring villages, with up to 45 events in 18 venues, and where international symphony orchestras, ensembles and soloists rub shoulders with jazz legends, world music artists and the stars of tomorrow.'

* Newbury Spring Festival
VISITS (to the Website)149
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)294

‘Founded in 1972 by Welsh composer William Mathias, the NWIMF continues to delight audiences from across the globe. The fantastic acoustics of our concert venue, St Asaph Cathedral, make for a stunning musical experience. With innovation and flair, this festival of music-making has been compared by audiences as akin to a week at The Barbican or SouthBank.’ Held Mid - Late September.

 

* North Wales International Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)97
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)141

'Born in 1994, centred around the picturesque village of Aldborough near York. It has fast established itself as one of the most prestigious classical music events in the country ... "well on its way to being one of the leading fixtures on the classical music calendar".' Held Late June.

* Northern Aldborough Festival
VISITS (to the Website)130
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)324

‘Opera for everyone - London's opera festival in the City of London ... The Festival creates a dynamic new hub for opera right in the heart of the City of London, presenting innovative productions which push the boundaries of classical music ... Rarely performed pieces, new works and multi-disciplinary projects with a focus on international collaborations promise a unique season.’ Held Late August - Early September.

 

* Opera in the City Festival
VISITS (to the Website)39
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)51

'Offers a glimpse of how musicians, scientists and linguists are re-inventing voice through an ambitious programme exploring new means, forms and usages of voice in communication and musical creativity. It will premiere new compositions by University of Plymouth composers and guests, including the world premiere of a concert for a beatboxer with an orchestra in her mouth, a choir of real and virtual singers and a fully-fledged invented language, created specially for the festival by David J. Peterson, the inventor of the language Dothraki, of the series Game of Thrones.' Held Late February.

 

* Peninsular Arts Contemporary Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)124
Also indexedInterdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)362

'Takes place in the beautiful village of Heptonstall during the May bank holiday week each year. You will find a friendly group of passionate musicians who strive to perform at their best in three concerts over the course of the week It's not just about the music though - there are social events and local attractions to enjoy, and the sheer beauty of your surroundings in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales'

* Pennine Spring Music
VISITS (to the Website)166
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)319

‘For more than a century, the Festival has promoted music-making in and around Petersfield, bringing together local singers and instrumentalists of all ages to share the platform with visiting musicians of national and international standing. The Festival takes place at the Petersfield Festival Hall, built for the purpose and officially opened in 1935.’ Held Mid March.

* Petersfield Musical Festival
VISITS (to the Website)54
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)102
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

Started in 1966 and held each year Mid June in Pinner Parish Church: 'Our visiting artists were very complimentary about the warmth and attentiveness of the audiences, as well as the intimacy and yet generous acoustic of the Church and the piano'.

* Pinner Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)148
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)403

'Held each August in an intimate setting nestling on the Powys/Herefordshire border, the Presteigne Festival has become a focal point for those seeking musical nourishment and artistic discovery in the beautiful surroundings of the Welsh Marches. With a truly forward looking commissioning policy, the organisation works closely with composers and artists to create and curate inspiring programmes and events for an ever-widening Festival audience and to bring experience broadening opportunities to its host community. The Presteigne Festival's six music-filled days span the August Bank Holiday period.'

 

* Presteigne Festival
VISITS (to the Website)109
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)345

‘Since 1998, RIF has brought the best of international musical & theatrical art to North Yorkshire ... A world-class celebration of great orchestras, choral, chamber and folk concerts, jazz, gypsy, literary celebrities and poetry, in magnificent Ripon Cathedral, the Royal Hall – Harrogate’s “Palace of Gold”, Markenfield Hall – moated mediaeval manor, and historic village churches. Come and experience the festival’s distinctive atmosphere in an area full of history and natural beauty.’ Main Festival held throughout September.

 

* Ripon International Festival
VISITS (to the Website)65
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)108

‘Every year, the Ryedale Festival welcomes outstanding performers from all over the world, both established and emerging, to perform a wide-ranging and distinctive programme in the many spectacular and historic venues of Ryedale, North Yorkshire – an area full of history and natural beauty. The festival enjoys a large, loyal and enthusiastic audience, the warm support of the local community and a growing reputation as one of the most exciting and enterprising in the country. Events range far and wide across the area ...’ Held Mid - Late July.

 

* Ryedale Festival
VISITS (to the Website)184
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)159

‘Shaldon is a small coastal village in South Devon between Teignmouth and Torquay ... The aim of our four day summer Festival is to provide local people and visitors with access to first rate, professionally-performed classical music at affordable prices.' Held Late June.

 

* Shaldon Festival
VISITS (to the Website)225
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)439

'Founded in 2013 with the aim of attracting the highest possible calibre of classical music performances to the beautiful sailing town of Lymington Inspired by the romantic tradition, we endeavour to programme different ensembles within one programme. In Schumann’s time, for example, it was common to programme individual movements of symphonies along with piano solos, string quartets, singers – even poetry readings ...' Held Mid September.

 

* Solent Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)154
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)398

Annual 5-day music festival held alternately at the cathedrals of Chichester, Winchester and Salisbury, in the penultimate week of July: ‘Cathedral music is truly one of this country's national treasures. It offers sacred choral and organ music performed to the very highest standard by the three cathedrals' renowned choirs. The choirs will be performing separately and together and will be complemented by visiting performers. The music is presented in concerts and within worship’.

 

* Southern Cathedrals Festival
VISITS (to the Website)136
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)414

'Founded in 2010 by Ben Johnson, Tom Primrose and Daniel Goode. Their aim was to bring leading young artists to make music of the highest order in a beautiful corner of rural Norfolk. The extraordinary community of the village of Southrepps has played from the start a vital role in the festival, as long-standing music-lovers and initiates to classical music alike involved themselves in the production of what has rapidly become a much-loved and keenly anticipated fixture in the region's calendar.' Held Early August.

 

* Southrepps Classical Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)189
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)886

‘An annual, top-quality classical music festival taking place each August Bank Holiday to celebrate classical music, to raise the profile of the town and its magnificent medieval Minster, and to inspire local musicians – especially young people.’

 

* Southwell Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)304
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)173

'Sheffield's annual November Music Festival. Showcasing Sheffield's musical talent with international stars coming to perform Sheffield composers' works.' Held Mid November.

* St Andrews Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)125
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)240
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

Launched in 1979: ‘For ten days annually in May and June the Cathedral is host to a feast of classical and contemporary music concerts.’ Held Late May - Early June.

* St David's Cathedral Festival
VISITS (to the Website)262
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)359

'The St Endellion Music Festivals take place at Easter and in the Summer [Late July] every year in the Collegiate Church of St Endelienta, bringing together a wide range of exciting musicians from all over the world ... Endelienta is a joint venture of three partner organisations: the St Endellion Parochial Church Council, the St Endellion Festivals Trust and the Diocese of Truro. Together we wish to make St Endellion a community hub for the arts and spirituality – attracting people from North Cornwall and beyond. With a year-round programme of classical, folk and jazz concerts, workshops, visual art exhibitions, festivals and reflective days, we want to reach out to local audiences and those visiting from further away, including young and older people and to those affected by poverty, disability or social isolation.‘

 

* St Endellion Festivals
VISITS (to the Website)210
Also indexedEndelienta
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)347
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

South Devon Singers were asked to organise a Classical Music Festival in late 2012: with just 10 weeks notice we were able to put on a credible one-day Festival in early March 2013. For 2014 and 2015 the Festival was extended to run from the Friday to Sunday evening of the first weekend of March ... 2018 will be the sixth Festival and has been extended to fill two weekends with musical offerings, concerts now available to a wider audience, including playing in nearby Chudleigh.’ Held Early March.

 

* Teignmouth Classical Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)109
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)300

‘Four weekends of exceptional music - orchestral to chamber, choral to folk, with an infusion of cool jazz, all in the unique setting of Thaxted’s magnificent Parish Church on a beautiful summer’s evening. Where every concert becomes a magical experience!’ Held Late June - Early July.

* Thaxted Festival
VISITS (to the Website)82
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)207

‘A week-long programme of choral and orchestral concerts, cathedral services, solo and chamber music recitals, masterclasses, talks, theatre, exhibitions and walks, rotating each summer between the beautiful English cathedral cities of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester. It is the oldest non-competitive classical music festival in the world.’ Held Late July - Early August.

 

* Three Choirs Festival
VISITS (to the Website)114
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)318
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'Our main event is the June Festival which is supported by a winter series, and together with an education programme of in-school workshops, master classes, a family concert and our Ulverston Festival Chorus for local singers, we provide a packed musical calendar giving people of all ages in the community the opportunity to experience the very best of classical music either as a listener or participant, and to help develop their skills and confidence through interaction with professional musicians.'

* Ulverston International Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)172
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)419

Founded 1969: ‘Brings the best of contemporary and new classical music from living composers to adventurous audiences from across Wales and internationally. The annual festival takes place in May within various venues across South Wales ... We want to share the joy of listening and discovery with audiences who long to experience the new and progressive, and we work with international composers who are pushing the boundaries to commission new music which reflects the classical music culture of today and tomorrow.‘

* Vale of Glamorgan Festival
VISITS (to the Website)40
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)81

‘Wales' national classical music festival. The Proms take place in the city of Cardiff each summer, Mid-July, at the national concert hall of Wales, St David's Hall. The Welsh Proms annually features some of the world's top orchestras, soloists and additional artists, and continues to be a major focal point in the cultural calendar of the Welsh capital.’

 

* Welsh Proms
VISITS (to the Website)39
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)78

’Sixteen days at the end of November each year are devoted to glorious music-making in Wimbledon and nearby areas. The Festival period was chosen to embrace St Cecilia’s Day, November 22nd, and we like to celebrate the Patron Saint of Music with events involving the community.’

 

* Wimbledon International Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)77
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)98
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

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