Jazz with Laura Jurd and her new 6-piece band
Sat 8 Oct 2022 8.00pm
Composer-performer Laura Jurd's distinct voice as an improvising trumpet player is at the heart of her music which takes in the rich traditions of jazz and folk music and such diverse influences as The Beatles and Stravinsky.
Why do I use my paper, ink and pen?
Sun 9 Oct 2022 3.00pm
One of Britain's finest vocal groups, The Marian Consort sing works by composers including William Byrd and Thomas Tallis, who often used outwardly conventional but intrinsically seditious texts, testifying to the plight of Catholics in Elizabethan England.
Wed 12 Oct 2022 8.00pm
Leveret is a unique collaboration between three of England’s finest folk musicians: Andy Cutting, Rob Harbron and Sam Sweeney. Their performances of traditional and their own tunes combine spur-of-the-moment improvisation with consummate musicianship.
Music for violin and piano evoking Greek and Latin myths
Thu 13 Oct 2022 8.00pm
Performed by Sara Trickey and Ivana Gavrić with interwoven narration by Marina Warner. Composers include Tartini, Schubert, Szymanowski, Stravinsky and David Matthews plus a new Festival commission by Cheryl Frances-Hoad.
Piano Music for Two and Four Hands
Sat 15 Oct 2022 8.00pm
We’re delighted to welcome Pavel Kolesnikov back to Little Missenden for the third time, on this occasion with his duet partner Samson Tsoy. They play a wonderful programme of solos and duets on one piano by Beethoven and Schubert.
Gerald Finzi: a life in song and letters
Sun 16 Oct 2021 3.00pm
Robert Murray (tenor), James Atkinson (baritone) and Iain Burnside (piano) perform songs by one of this country’s finest composers for solo voice. Donald Macleod will read from Diana McVeagh's recent collection of Finzi's letters to illuminate both his life and music.
In Winter’s House
Fri 2 Dec 2021 8.00pm
An eclectic, festive programme by this award-winning vocal ensemble who return to Little Missenden to take us on a journey through the ages and across borders, weaving well-known Christmas carols seamlessly into seasonal highlights from the 21st century.