Thursday 19 April, 12.30pm
Join local school children from St Bede C of E and Oliver’s Battery primary schools in an informal public sharing of music they have created especially for the Festival, working alongside our animateurs, Sam Glazer and Jack Ross. Their pieces are inspired by some of the Festival repertoire.
Duration: approx 35-40 minutes; no interval.
Thursday 19 April, 6.30pm
Pre-concert talk with Richard Wigmore on the influence of folk music on this year’s repertoire.
Duration: approx 30 minutes with time afterwards to buy a drink before the concert.
Thursday 19 April, 7.45pm
Beethoven: Piano Quartet in E flat, op. 16
Martinů:Variations on a Slovakian Theme for cello and piano
Britten: Lachrymae: Reflections on a Song of Dowland for viola and piano
Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A, op. 81
Friday 20 April, 11.30am, St Lawrence Church
Open rehearsal with the musicians in Schubert’s ‘Death and the Maiden’
Duration: 1 hour; no interval.
Friday 20 April, 7.30pm, St Paul’s Church
Mozart: String Quintet in E flat, K. 614
Finzi: By Footpath and Style, op. 2 for baritone and quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet in C, op. 59 no 3 ‘Razumovsky’
Followed bydiscussion with musicians, hosted by Richard Wigmore
Concert ends 9.15pm, then short pause. Discussion ends 9.55pm.
Saturday 21 April, coffee concert 11.30am
Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat, K.493
Dvořák: Piano Trio in E minor, op. 90 ‘Dumky’
Tickets include coffee, available from 10.45am. Concert ends 12.35pm; no interval.
Saturday 21 April, evening Schubertiade, 6pm
String Trio movement in B flat, D.471
Sonata in A minor, D821 (Arpeggione) for viola and piano
Saturday 21 April, evening Schubertiade, 9.45pm, St Lawrence Church
String Quartet in D minor D.810, ‘Death and the Maiden’
Ends 10.20pm; no interval.
Sunday 22 April masterclass, 11.30am
Spot the stars of the future as the Ensemble coaches some outstanding young musicians. Drop in or out at any time during the masterclass. Participating groups include four string players aged 16 and 17 who have formed the Hampshire String Quartet, which is supported by Hampshire Music Service.
Ends 1.15pm; no interval but drop in or out at any time during the class.
Sunday 22 April, 4pm
Haydn: Piano Trio in D, Hob XV:24
Schumann: Liederkreis, op.24
Dvořák: String Sextet in A, op. 48