The Festival Trustees are delighted to announce that plans are in hand for a full weekend of events in May 2024. And on May 13 2023, there will be one event:
A Festival Workshop for Singers
Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Mass for Four Choirs
directed by Robert Hollingworth
This magnificent work was written c.1672 for four choirs, each with an instrumental ensemble. The Festival will provide instrumentalists for the workshop.
Robert Hollingworth founded the internationally award-winning vocal ensemble I Fagiolini, and is a distinguished musicologist, choral conductor and workshop leader. His contributions to music during lockdown included the entertaining yet scholarly Sing the Score videos.
Details will appear soon on our website and mailing list.
on behalf of the Trustees.
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We are grateful to the organisations below, which sponsored the 2022 Festival, as well as to the individuals who made donations.