SMEDMORE HOUSE

Thursday | August 29th | 4pm

“Louis XIV: the man and his music”

with Elizabeth Kenny (lute) and Philip Mansel (historian).

(Limited capacity, includes a drink and a cake from 3pm; signed copies of Philip Mansel’s latest book “King of the World: the life of Louis XIV” will be available at the special reduced price of 25£ – retail price 30£)


Parish Church of Saint Mary, Swanage

Thursday | August 29th | 7:30pm

“Cello Extravaganza”

An evening of cello favourites introduced by Natalie Clein, Guy Johnston and Abel Selaocoe including the slow movement from Rachmaninov’s cello sonata, Vivaldi duo for two cellos and Popper Requiem for three cellos.

Natalie Clein (cello), Guy Johnston (cello), Abel Selaocoe (cello), Katya Apekisheva (piano), Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)


ST. NICHOLAS’ CHURCH, STUDLAND

Friday | August 30th | 11am

“Meditations on Solitude”

Peteris Vasks “Das Buch” – UK premiere of the arrangement made by the composer for solo viola and overtone singing – Gareth Lubbe (viola);
Grazyna Bacewicz Caprice for solo violin – Jennifer Pike (violin);
John Tavener “Threnos” – Guy Johnston (cello);
Thomas Larcher solo cello sonata (2007) – Natalie Clein (cello);
17th and 18th century lute and theorbo interludes with Elizabeth Kenny and didgeridoo interludes with Marvin Dillmann.

Jennifer Pike (violin), Gareth Lubbe (viola), Natalie Clein (cello), Guy Johnston (cello), Elizabeth Kenny (lute), Marvin Dillman (didgereedoo)


PRIORY CHURCH OF LADY ST MARY, WAREHAM

Friday | August 30th | 7:30pm

“Friday evening concert”

Thomas Larcher “Mumien “ (2001) for cello and piano – Natalie Clein (cello), Thomas Larcher (piano);
Leoš Janáček violin sonata – Max Baillie (violin), Katya Apekisheva (piano);
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Thomas Larcher “Poems: 12 pieces for Pianists and other children“ – Thomas Larcher (piano);
Mendelssohn piano trio no 1 in D minor op 49 – Jennifer Pike (violin), Natalie Clein (cello), Katya Apekisheva (piano).

Thomas Larcher (piano), Jennifer Pike (violin), Katya Apekisheva (piano), Marvin Dillman (didgereedoo), Elizabeth Kenny (lute), Abel Selaocoe (cello), Natalie Clein (cello)


THE PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS, WORTH MATRAVERS

Saturday | August 31st | 10:30am

“Morning concert”

Solo Bach with Guy Johnston (Cello Suite no 5 in C minor) and Jennifer Pike (Bach E Major violin partita)

Guy Johnston (cello), Jennifer Pike (violin)


LEARNING CENTRE, DURLSTON COUNTRY PARK

Saturday | August 31st | 12:30pm

“Musical fun for families and children with Festival musicians”

Musical fun for families and children with Festival musicians

Free entrance but reservation is necessary. Please book a ticket to secure your space.
Children are free but must be accompanied by at least one adult.


ST EDWARD’S CHURCH, CORFE CASTLE

Saturday | August 31st | 7:30pm

“Saturday evening concert”

Samuel Barber “Dover Beach”, op3 – Olivia Ray (mezzo soprano), Lana Trotovšek (violin), Max Baillie (violin), Gareth Lubbe (viola), Abel Selaocoe (cello);
Interlude – overtone singing and improvising with Gareth Lubbe and Marvin Dillman;
Samuel Barber String quartet op 11-Max Baillie (violin), Lana Trotovšek (violin), Gareth Lubbe (viola), Guy Johnston (cello);
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“O solitude” Purcell Olivia Ray (mezzo soprano), Elizabeth Kenny (Lute);
Tchaikovsky ‘Souvenir de Florence’ op 70- Jennifer Pike (violin), Lana Trotovšek (violin), Gareth Lubbe (viola), Max Baillie (viola), Natalie Clein (cello), Guy Johnston (cello).

Olivia Ray (mezzo), Max Baillie (violin), Lana Trotovšek (violin), Gareth Lubbe (viola), Abel Selaocoe (cello), Guy Johnston (cello), Natalie Clein (cello)


ST JAMES’S CHURCH, KINGSTON

Sunday | September 1st | 11:30am

“Coffee Concert”

Grazyna Bacewicz folk duets 1945 – Jennifer Pike violin, Max Baillie (violin);
Olivier Greif “Battle of Agincourt“ for two cellos – Natalie Clein (cello), Guy Johnston (cello);
Boccherini quintet op 42 – Lana Trotovšek, Max Baillie, Gareth Lubbe, Natalie Clein, Guy Johnston (cello).

Jennifer Pike (violin), Natalie Clein (cello), Guy Johnston (cello), Abel Selaocoe (cello), Lana Trotovšek (violin), Max Baillie (violin), Gareth Lubbe (viola)


HARMANS CROSS VILLAGE HALL

Sunday | September 1st | 3:30pm

“Family concert”

Family concert – an afternoon of storytelling for all ages and live music with our festival musicians and a surprise reader to be announced asap.


Festival pass £144

Festival pass £144
10% discount for all concerts

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