General booking from 5 February 2018

Friday 4th May

For schools

10am / Theatre Royal
Pelléas Ensemble with presenter Lucy Drever

A fun and engaging introduction to the world of chamber music in this interactive KS2 schools concert.
If you are a school interested in attending, please contact us via

Private event

10.45am / Discovery Centre
For shareholders in the Colin Matthews commission

A chance to hear the London Bridge Trio work with the composer on his completed new piano trio, commissioned over 2017 – 18.

Two tickets for this special event will be sent to each shareholder in March.

Concert 1

1pm / St John’s Church
London Bridge Trio & Heath Quartet

Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor, op. 11
Mendelssohn String Quartet in F minor, op. 80

Tickets: £14 (concessions available*)

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Concert 2

7.30pm / Discovery Centre
London Bridge Trio & Ivan Ludlow baritone

Mendelssohn Songs
Colin Matthews Première of new work for piano trio
Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, op. 97 Archduke

Tickets: £18 (concessions available*)

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Festival Friends drinks reception

From 6.30pm at the Pastoral Centre at St Peter’s Church

Saturday 5th May

Discovery Session

11am – 1.15pm Discovery Centre

Come and examine the inner workings of selected works from our Saturday and Sunday concerts. Led by Richard Wigmore with comment and musical illustrations from members of the London Bridge Trio and Heath Quartet.

Tickets: £14 (concessions available*)

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Concert 3

6pm / Discovery Centre
London Bridge Trio, Heath Quartet & Ivan Ludlow Baritone

Tchaikovsky String Quartet in D, op. 11
Schubert Songs
Mendelssohn String Quintet no 2 in B flat, op. 87

Tickets: £18 (concessions available*)

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Concert 4

9.45pm / St Lawrence Church
Members of London Bridge Trio & Heath Quartet with Ivan Ludlow as reader

Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht

Tickets: £16 (concessions available*)

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Sunday 6th May

Concert 5

11am / Discovery Centre
Pelléas Ensemble

Dubois Terzettino
Corelli Trio Sonata no 2 in D, op. 3
Rachmaninoff Prelude in G, op. 32 no 5
Gershwin A Foggy Day and Love Walked In
Ravel Selections from Le Tombeau de Couperin

Tickets: £14 (concessions available*)

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Concert 6

7pm / Theatre Royal
Members of London Bridge Trio, Heath Quartet, Pelléas Ensemble & Jonathan Stone violin

Debussy Danses for Harp and String Quartet
Mozart String Quintet no 4 in G minor, K516
Mendelssohn String Octet in E Flat, op. 20

Tickets: £18 (concessions available*)

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Monday 7th May


11am / Discovery Centre

Festival artists give a masterclass to young musicians. Members of the audience may drop in and out as they like during the session. Details of performers and pieces will be published soon.

Tickets: FREE on the door (subject to availability)

Concert 7

4pm / Discovery Centre
London Bridge Trio & Heath Quartet

Haydn String Quartet in D, op. 71 no 2
Dvořák Piano Quartet in D, op. 23
Mendelssohn Piano Trio no 1 in D minor, op. 49

Tickets: £18 (concessions available*)

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