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Dunster Music Festival

Dunster Music Festival Friday 25 May - Sunday 27 May

Enjoy a packed programme of sublime Chamber Music in the atmospheric and charming medieval village of Dunster in Somerset. For places to stay in and around Dunster check here 

Dunster Festival 2018 – Event Listings

 

Time & Date

Ticket Price

Name of Event

Artists

Location

Description

7pm Friday 25 May

Tickets £10 - £20

(Free tickets available for 8-25 year olds)

Opening Night

The Sacconi Quartet

with Thomas Hancox (flute), Rachel Wick (harp) and tbc (clarinet)

The Priory Church of St. George, Church Street, Dunster, TA24 6SH

Beautiful Romantic chamber music by Debussy, Ravel and Brahms, with a champagne reception during the interval.

 

Tickets available from https://www.dunsterfestival.co.uk/event/opening-night-concert/

 

10pm Friday 25 May

Tickets £10 including complimentary beer

(Free tickets available for 8-25 year olds)

Late Night Session in association with Quantock Brewery

The Marian Consort

The Priory Church of St. George, Church Street, Dunster, TA24 6SH

Unwind by candlelight with exquisite music from Renaissance England and Portugal, sung by the ethereal voices of The Marian Consort. Sip and savour a half pint of locally brewed beer from the Quantock Brewery during this laid-back concert.

 

Tickets available from

https://www.dunsterfestival.co.uk/event/late-night-session/

 

11am Saturday 26 May

Tickets £10 including complimentary  tea and coffee

(Free tickets available for 8-25 year olds)

Coffee Concert in association with Miles Tea & Coffee

Antara Flute & Harp Duo

Thomas Hancox (flute)

Rachel Wick (harp)

The Priory Church of St. George, Church Street, Dunster, TA24 6SH

Enjoy the enchanting sound world of the flute and harp with a delicious cup of Miles tea or coffee.

 

Tickets available from

https://www.dunsterfestival.co.uk/event/coffee-concert/

 

3pm Saturday 26 May

Free for children

£5 for adults

 

Kids’ Concert

The Sacconi Quartet

 

The Priory Church of St. George, Church Street, Dunster, TA24 6SH

An engaging and interactive hour of music for children and parents/carers.

 

Tickets available from

https://www.dunsterfestival.co.uk/event/kids-concert/

 

 

 

7pm Saturday 26 May

Tickets £10 - £20

(Free tickets available for 8-25 year olds)

Gala Concert

The Marian Consort Rory McCleery, Director

The Priory Church of St. George, Church Street, Dunster, TA24 6SH

Hear some of the greatest choral music ever written, including Allegri’s famous Miserere and works by MacMillan, Palestrina and Gabriel Jackson. Featuring a choir of young singers from local schools.

 

Tickets available from

https://www.dunsterfestival.co.uk/event/gala-concert/

 

11am Sunday 27 May

Free to attend

Festival Service

Led by the Revd Caroline Ralph

with The Marian Consort

The Priory Church of St. George, Church Street, Dunster, TA24 6SH

A celebratory Festival service with music by Tallis and Parry.

 

Tickets available from

https://www.dunsterfestival.co.uk/event/festival-service/

 

3pm Sunday 27 May

Tickets £10

(Free tickets available for 8-25 year olds)

Celebrity Organ Recital

William Whitehead

The Priory Church of St. George, Church Street, Dunster, TA24 6SH

Somerset-born organ virtuoso William Whitehead, who performed at the 2017 BBC Proms, presents an exciting recital on the “king of instruments”.

 

Tickets available from

https://www.dunsterfestival.co.uk/event/celebrity-organ-recital/

 

7pm Sunday 27 May

Tickets £10 - £20

(Free tickets available for 8-25 year olds)

Closing Concert

The Sacconi Quartet

The Priory Church of St. George, Church Street, Dunster, TA24 6SH

The world-renowned Sacconi Quartet close the 2018 Festival with a dazzling programme of Haydn and Shostakovich.

 

Tickets available from

https://www.dunsterfestival.co.uk/event/closing-concert/

 

 

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