Classical Music

  • 22 October • Nocturne: The Romantic Life of Frédéric Chopin -       The third programme of words and music by Lucy Parham. Scripted and adapted from letters and diaries, Nocturne chronicles the romantic life of one the greatest and most popular composers for solo... Read More »
  • 2 November • Northern Harmony Concert and Workshop - Based in Vermont USA, Northern Harmony’s brilliant young singers have won a worldwide reputation for their remarkable command of harmony singing styles from across the globe: South African songs and dances, traditional music from Corsica,... Read More »
  • 8 November • Music At Ashton Barn - Violinist Marieke Blankestijn and clarinettist Richard Hosford are joined by friends and colleagues from the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in a concert of chamber music masterpieces. The programme features Dvorak’s glorious G major Quintet for... Read More »
  • 12 November • Peter and the Wolf - Peter and Grandad have gone camping for the weekend. Grandad says stick to the campsite but Peter has other ideas.. With new music lovingly inspired by Prokofiev’s classic, this is Peter and the Wolf as... Read More »
  • 26 November • Joglaresa – The Enchantress of Seville -   Following their visit to Dorchester last Christmas, Joglaresa, Belinda Sykes’ groundbreaking medieval music ensemble, return to explore the roots of Iberian song – motets from the Convent of Las Huelgas, Arab-Andalusian ballads and Judeo-Spanish... Read More »
  • 17 December • Ligeti Quartet - Stef Conner – A Young Person’s Guide to the String Quartet Fodé Lassana Diabaté – Sunjata‘s Time Adam Caird and Charlotte Caird – A Child’s Christmas in Wales, by Dylan Thomas, with narrator Mark Tattersall... Read More »