Berkeley Ensemble with Laura Snowden

Berkeley Ensemble with Laura Snowden

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Join us for the premiere of a new work by Tim Watts, alongside Malcolm Arnold’s jazz-influenced Guitar Concerto. Works written in or about childhood by Britten and Berkeley complete the all-British programme.

Benedict Nelson with the Berkeley Ensemble

Benedict Nelson with the Berkeley Ensemble

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Baritone Benedict Nelson returns to explore how mental and emotional distress have affected the work of composers from Robert Schumann to Malcolm Arnold. Prepare for an evening by turns surprising and enlightening.

Candlelit recital with Laura Snowden

Candlelit recital with Laura Snowden

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An intimate candlelit recital by festival artist Laura Snowden, including works by Dowland, Villa Lobos, and Laura herself.

Clare McCaldin with the Berkeley Ensemble

Clare McCaldin with the Berkeley Ensemble

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Confinement and its effects on the mind are explored in the world premiere of a new arrangement of Stephen McNeff’s Vivienne, followed by Messiaen’s seminal Quartet for the End of Time.

Festival finale: Berkeley Ensemble

Festival finale: Berkeley Ensemble

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Our festival finale, culminating in Mozart’s sublime Clarinet Quintet, draws together a treasure trove of works born through memory, reflection, and historical dialogue.