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

Ends 9.30pm.

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

Schwanengesang, D.957

Ends 7.45pm.

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

Ends 5.50pm.

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