Sacconi Festival 2019


Sacconi Chamber Music Festival 2019

17th – 19th May 2019

St Eanswythe’s Church, Folkestone

Quarterhouse, Folkestone

This year sees the Sacconi Quartet return to Folkestone for their twelfth Chamber Music Festival. Joining them are some very special guests, including the extraordinary pianist Tom Poster in Korngold’s sumptuous Piano Quintet and the eminent violist Philip Dukes in Beethoven’s tempestuous ‘Storm’ Quintet, Op. 29. The Sacconi will also direct a hand-picked string orchestra from the Royal College of Music in a thrilling concert, including John Woolrich’s haunting Ulysses Awakes, for viola and strings, andBartók’s Divertimento for Strings– one of the greatest essays in the genre. Other repertoire includes works by Mozart, Haydn, Grieg, and Schubert.

Book now on 1303, full programme details on the Sacconi website.

Rover tickets are available that give access to all 5 concerts. EARLY BIRD OFFER: Buy your Rover before 29th March for £85 instead of £90. See Quarterhouse website for more details.

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