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haldon is a small coastal village in South Devon between Teignmouth and Torquay and will celebrate its 30th Classical Music Festival from 20th to 23rd June 2019, at St Peter's Church.

The aim of our four day summer Festival is to provide local people and visitors with access to first rate, professionally-performed classical music at affordable prices.
Join us for four days of wonderful music in a stunning setting, including an all day choral workshop on Saturday 22nd June.
 
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FREE OUTREACH CONCERT - 1pm - 20th June - St Peter's Church

Bath Philharmonia’s Creative Learning Team, including Musical Director Jason Thornton and Principal Cellist Miriam Lowbury, will work with pupils from Teignmouth Community School and Orchard Manor School to create a ‘concerto’ from scratch, and perform the finished work at a free lunchtime concert in St Peter’s Church, Shaldon at 1pm on Thursday 20 June. The concert will also include items from pupils of Shaldon Primary School and Our Lady & St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Primary School, and there will be a bucket collection at the end.
We are enormously grateful to The Helen Foundation, The Arts Society S.W. Area, Dawlish Town and Teignbridge District Councils for supporting this outreach programme.


Box Office For 2019 Concert Tickets Now Open!

2019 BOX OFFICE is now OPEN!
Book your tickets online for each of the four evening concerts via 'Book Tickets Online'.
Tickets are also on sale at the Shaldon Post Office, and Teign Music, 5 Carlton Place Teignmouth.
Come and join us celebrating our 30th Season Shaldon Festival.

2019 'Come and Sing' CHORAL WORKSHOP & CONCERT

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Calling all Singers!
Come and join the Shaldon Festival Choir on SATURDAY, 22nd JUNE 2019 to take part in an informal performance of both MOZART Requiem in D Minor K.626, (old Novello, ed Süssmayr) and DYSON Three Songs of Praise, (Novello).
The evening concert with professional soloists will be preceded by rehearsals during the day.

** CELEBRATING OUR 30th SEASON **

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CELEBRATING SHALDON FESTIVAL'S 30th SEASON

We are delighted to announce a programme of inspiring music to celebrate our 30th Season Shaldon Festival.

Thursday 20 June 2019
Bath Philharmonia directed by Jason Thornton, performing HUMPERDINCK Prelude to Hansel and Gretel 7', ELGAR Cello Concerto 35', SAINT-SAëNS Danse Macabre 8', & ELGAR Enigma Variations 30'
Friday 21 June 2019
Trio Sõra, the all female piano trio, winners of the 2017 Parkhouse Award
Saturday 22 June 2019
Choral Workshop and informaal performance directed by Brian Kay, singing MOZART Requiem in D Minor K.626 & DYSON Three Songs of Praise
Sunday 23 June 2019
Onyx Brass Ensemble with an American-themed programme including Bernstein & Copland....
 
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Bath Philharmonia
Thursday, 20 June 2019

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We are delighted to welcome the Bath Philharmonia orchestra, with their musical director Jason Thornton to open our 30th Shaldon Festival 2019. The 'Bath Phil' aims to enhance the artistic life of communities in Bath & the South West through live orchestral music, performing concerts of outstanding artistic quality with soloists from a national and international platform.

Their programme includes:
HUMPERDINCK: Prelude to Hansel and Gretel 7'
ELGAR: Cello Concerto 35' with Miriam Lowbury (BathPhil principal cellist)
SAINT-SAëNS: Danse Macabre 8'
ELGAR: Enigma Variations 30'

  

Free Outreach Concert
Thursday, 20 June 2019

As part of the Festival’s mission to engage young people in making and appreciating music, this year Bath Philharmonia have provided something very special for 40 students aged between thirteen and sixteen years.
There will be a bucket collection at the end of the concert.
  

Trio Sõra
Friday, 21 June 2019

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Trio Sõra was founded in 2015 at the Paris Conservatoire where the three musicians studied: Clémence de Forceville (violin), Pauline Chenais (piano) and Angèle Legasa (cello). This all female Trio are also winners of the International Parkhouse Award in London, April 2017.
Clémence de Forceville replaces Magdalèna Geka on violin.

Their programme includes
HAYDN Piano Trio No.39 in G Major 'Gypsy', Hob. XV 25
RAVEL Piano Trio in A Minor
BEETHOVEN Piano Trio No.7 in B-flat Major, Op.97, 'Archduke'.
  

Choral Workshop and Informal Concert directed by Brian Kay
Saturday, 22 June 2019

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'Come and Sing' in the Shaldon Festival Choir
Daytime Choral Workshop and Informal Evening Concert

Conductor: Brian Kay
Soloists:
Soprano: Catherine Hamilton
Contralto: Helen Haviland
Tenor: Thomas Hobbs
Bass: Darren Jeffery

'Come and Sing' in the non auditioned Shaldon Festival Choir, both during the day rehearsal, and the informal evening concert, conducted by Brian Kay, joined by professional soloists.

Programme:

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART - Requiem (in D minor, K.626)
GEORGE DYSON - Three Songs of Praise

Plus other MOZART arias  

Onyx Brass
Sunday, 23 June 2019

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Celebrating its 26th anniversary in 2019, ONYX BRASS continues to be the leading light in establishing the brass quintet as a medium for serious chamber music, presenting it in the entertaining and articulate style that has become the group’s trademark.

Their American themed programme includes:
BERNSTEIN Fanfare for Bima, IVES Variations on "America", BERNSTEIN Suite from "West Side Story", JOHN ADAMS China Gates, COPLAND Three Dance Episodes from Rodeo, MAYNARD Fanfare, HERBERT CHAPPELL Hollywood Portraits, JACKSON Anything But, KENNY WHEELER 1 for 5, and GERSHWIN A Broadway Selection Bernstein.

BBC Music Magazine described the group as “easily the classiest brass ensemble in Britain”, and Gramophone hailed “some of the most thrilling chamber brass-playing of its kind”.