Friday 13 April 2012

Lewes Chamber Music Festival

The first Lewes Chamber Music Festival gets underway on the 23rd and 24th June this year. It offers a delightful combination of concerts over the weekend, with the possibility to hear Haydn - Duo in D for violin and viola, Dvorak - 'Dumka' from Quartet, Barber - 'On Dover Beach', Dvorak - String Quintet in B flat 'American' op.97 and have a cream tea in Firle! Or Schubert's C major Quintet at dusk in Lewes. The festival finale is Mendelssohn, RVW Five Mystical Songs and the Schumann Piano Quintet. The artists for the weekend are:-

Violin - Katharine Gowers, Helene Marechaux, Beatrice Philips, Michael Gurevich
Viola - James Boyd, Oliver Wilson
Cello - Philip Higham, Hannah Sloane
Piano - Alasdair Beatson
Baritone - Jonathan McGovern

Sounds well worth a visit if you can.

Look online for available travel savings.

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