Concertfest 2017

2018 ConcertFest details will be published in July 2018

Week One 31 July -  5 August

Monday 31 July

MINI RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 12.45

Nigel Hutchison Piano

Schubert “Wanderer Fantasy”, Op.15 D760


RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 20.00

Oliver Nelson Violin Nigel Hutchison Piano

to include music by Schubert & Bartok

a benefit concert for Cheap Street Church



Tuesday 1 August

MINI RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 12.45

Paul Vowles Clarinet David Elwin Piano

to include music by Berg, Carpenter & Vowles


RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 20.00

David Elwin Piano

to include music by Mozart, Brahms & Schubert


Wednesday 2 August

MINI RECITAL Sherborne Abbey, 12.45

Georgina Sherriff Organ

to include music by Bruhns, Rawsthorne & Walton


Thursday 3 August

MINI RECITAL Big School Room, 12.45

The Music of Gary Carpenter

Theatre Fountains & Pantomime

Wind Ensemble conducted by Mark Heron



RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 20.00

Delme String Quartet with Sarah Francis Oboe

Ian Mitchell Clarinet and Wendy Phillips Bsn

to include music by Beethoven & Holst

a benefit concert for Cheap Street Church



CONCERT Cheap Street Church, 22.00

Masterclass for Singers

Mary King Director

to include music selected from the week’s repertoire


Friday 4 August

MINI RECITAL Big School Room, 12.45

The Serious Wind Ensemble

Wind Ensemble conducted by Mark Heron,

Bjørn Sagstad and Alberto Roque with

Paul Vowles Clarinet

to include music by Gorb, Marques & Carpenter

PRE-DINNER CONCERT

Cheap Street Church, 18.30

Tom Bettley French Horn  Nigel Hutchison Piano

to include music by Bissill, Glazunov & Bowen


CONCERT Cheap Street Church, 20.00

Cappella Chamber Choir

James Davey Conductor

to include music selected from the week’s repertoire




CONCERT Cheap Street Church, 22.00

The Composers’ Workshop

Malcolm Singer Director

to include new music written during the week



Saturday 5 August

MINI RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 12.45

Masterclass for Singers

Mary King Director

to include music selected from the week’s repertoire


CONCERT Cheap Street Church, 15.00

Piano Accompanists & Friends

Nigel Hutchison Director

to include music selected from the week’s repertoire



CONCERT Big School Room, 17.00

Wind Ensemble

With the Wind Band Conductors’ Course

Directed by Mark Heron, Bjørn Sagstad

and Alberto Roque

to include music selected from the week’s repertoire



CONCERT Sherborne Abbey, 20.15

Chamber Orchestra

John Georgiadis Conductor

to include music by Mozart, Schubert & Bruckner


Week Two 7 - 12 August

Monday 7 August

MINI RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 12.45

Stephen Varcoe Baritone Andrew Ball Piano

Poulenc “The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant”

Tuesday 8 August

MINI RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 12.45

Paul Vowles Clarinet  Gemma Beeson Piano

to include music by Cooman le Lohé & Oliveira


PRE-DINNER CONCERT

Cheap Street Church, 18.30

Pre-dinner Jazz with Mike Hall Sax


RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 20.00

Oliver Nelson Violin Andrew Ball Piano

to include music by Schubert & Bartok

a benefit concert for Cheap Street Church


Wednesday 9 August

MINI RECITAL Sherborne Abbey, 12.45

Timothy Uglow Organ

to include music by Bach, Howells & Lefébure-Wély


Thursday 10 August

MINI RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 12.45

Stravinsky

Paul Vowles Clarinet Oliver Nelson Violin

and James Keefe Piano



PRE-DINNER CONCERT

Cheap Street Church, 18.30

Choir of the Choral Conductors

Director David Lawrence

to include music selected from the week’s repertoire



OPEN REHEARSAL Big School Room,20.00

Ginastera, Estancia Op.8

Symphony Orchestra with the

George Hurst Conductors’ Course

Directed by Rodolfo Saglimbeni, Denise Ham & Toby Purser


CONCERT Cheap Street Church, 22.00

Masterclass for Singers

Stephen Varcoe Director

to include music selected from the week’s repertoire





Friday 11 August

MINI RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 12.45

Masterclass for Singers

Stephen Varcoe Director

to include music selected from the week’s repertoire


PRE-DINNER CONCERT

Cheap Street Church, 18.30

Voices in Harmony

Wendy Sergeant Conductor

to include music rehearsed during the week


CONCERT Big School Room, 20.00

Choral Masterpieces Choir

Jeremy Jackman Conductor

to include music selected from the week’s repertoire


CONCERT Cheap Street Church, 22.00

Jazz Course

Mike Hall Director

to include music selected from the week’s work


Saturday 12 August

MINI RECITAL Cheap Street Church, 12.45

Piano Course

Andrew Ball Director

to include music selected from the week’s repertoire


CONCERT Powell Theatre, 15.00

‘The Lighter Side Show’

Susan Hollingworth Conductor

to include music selected from the week’s repertoire


FINAL CONCERT Sherborne Abbey, 20.15

Symphony Orchestra

Philip Ellis Conductor

to include music by Bax & Tchaikovsky


Our Concerts are held at

Sherborne School

Cheap Street Church and

Sherborne Abbey


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