Sollazzo Ensemble ©Bertrand Pichene

4th-13th October

We celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Festival with a glorious programme of fine music, memorable art and fascinating literature.

Renowned bass Sir John Tomlinson performs Kokoschka's Doll, Lucy Parham and Dame Harriet Walter tell Clara Schumann's story in her own words, Sollazzo Ensemble present 15th century music 'in the English manner', novelist Tracy Chevalier - Girl with a Pearl Earring - talks about her work, Mahan Esfahani gives a solo harpsichord recital, there's Festival Jazz from Iain Ballamy, choral polyphony from Gesualdo Six, while Kosmos Ensemble 'redefine world music' and the Sacconi Quartet perform works both classical and new. 

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