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Chamber Music Festival - Season Ticket

TICKETS FOR CHAMBER EVENTS WILL GO ON GENERAL SALE FROM August 2nd 2022 with PRIORITY BOOKING for Lichfield Festival Friends from July 19th
 
The season ticket enables you entry and a reserved seat at all of our Chamber Music Festival events.

Chamber Music Festival - Season Ticket (Evening)

TICKETS FOR CHAMBER EVENTS WILL GO ON GENERAL SALE FROM August 2nd 2022 with PRIORITY BOOKING for Lichfield Festival Friends from July 19th

The season ticket enables you entry and a reserved seat at all of our Evening Chamber Music Festival events.

BEN GOLDSCHEIDER horn, CALLUM SMART violin & RICHARD UTTLEY piano

September 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, The Hub at St Mary's

Star horn player, Ben Goldscheider, returns to Lichfield for a Trio programme including the sublime Brahms Horn Trio, Op. 40, joined by violinist Callum Smart and pianist Richard Uttley.  All three are previous Festival Young Artists; Ben is now a Barbican ECHO Rising Star, and was a BBC Young Musician Finalist in 2016.

IMOGEN GARNETT harp

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Wade Street Church

The first of two Royal Northern College of Music Young Artist performances, sees an afternoon harp recital programme featuring  works by J.S. BachCouperin, Debussy and Prokofiev.  Imogen specialises in the Classical Pedal Harp but has also studied the Clarsach (Traditional Scottish Harp), the Baroque Triple Harp and the Kora (a West African Lute-Harp). She is currently studying for her MMus in Harp Performance at the RNCM.

LEON McCAWLEY piano

September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, The Hub at St Mary's

Praised for his unfailingly communicative playing, Leon has delighted audiences since winning 1st prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition and 2nd prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition the same years. His programme features works by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert.

The MITHRAS TRIO

October 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, The Hub at St Mary's

Praised for their ‘exquisite phrasing’, ‘full-blooded commitment’ and ‘bold, passionate colours’, the Mithras Trio is fast growing a reputation as one of the next generation’s most exciting piano trios.  They are currently members of the prestigious BBC New Generation Artists scheme, broadcasting regularly on BBC Radio 3, and won first prize at the 10th Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition. Here they play Beethoven, Boulanger and Hungarian music by Eröd.

The MARIAN CONSORT

October 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, The Hub at St Mary's

Award-winning choral group The Marian Consort explore powerful, heartfelt music from the turbulent religious and social climate of Renaissance England. William Byrd, Thomas Tallis and Robert Parsons all feature in tonight’s programme; all three expressed, in coded terms, solidarity with the oppressed, writing music of beauty, power, and surprising delicacy.

MEERA MAHARAJ flute & DOMINIC DEGAVINO piano

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, The Hub at St Mary's

Meera Maharaj is currently a Tunnell Trust, Park Lane Group and Countess of Munster Recital Scheme artist, alongside pianist Dominic Degavino. Her diverse performing career and has played at the Concertgebouw, Bridgewater Hall, Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, Royal Festival Hall and Royal Albert Hall where she recently played Principal Flute with Chineke! Orchestra at the BBC Proms. Kindly supported by the Countess of Munster Recital Scheme.

HENRY CASH piano

October 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, The Hub at St Mary's

Our second Royal Northern College of Music Young Artist of the weekend, pianist Henry Cash, began his musical training at Chetham’s School of Music, age 13, before receiving a scholarship in 2017 to study with Rustem Hayroudinoff at the Royal Academy of Music. After graduating with a first class degree from the Royal Academy he received a scholarship to study with Colin Stone at the Royal Northern College of Music.  This afternoon's concert features works by Schubert and Chopin.

XUEFEI YANG guitar

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, The Hub at St Mary's

Xuefei Yang is acclaimed as one of the world’s finest classical guitarists and a true star of the classical music firmament. Hailed as a musical pioneer, her fascinating journey began after the Cultural Revolution, a period where Western musical instruments and music were banned.  She is now one of the few guitarists whose artistry connects with audiences far beyond the guitar fraternity. Returning to the Festival after her summer 2021 Spanish Rhapsody event, tonight Fei plays works by J.S. Bach and Mozart, as well as guiding us on a tour of the Latin world with music by Albeniz (Spain), Jobim and Bonfa (Brazil) and Barrios (Paraguay).