Entries by Cheyney Kent

2018 Performer Profiles: Zoë Brookshaw

Associate Artistic Director Jamie Campbell introduces some of the outstanding performers taking part in the 2018 Southwell Music Festival. “We’re looking forward to welcoming soprano Zoë Brookshaw back to the Southwell Music Festival. 1) Who are you, where are you based, and what work do you do? My name is Zoë Brookshaw and I’m based…

2018 Performer Profiles: Karel Bredenhorst

Associate Artistic Director Jamie Campbell introduces some of the outstanding performers taking part in the 2018 Southwell Music Festival. “We’re looking forward to welcoming cellist Karel Bredenhorst back to the Southwell Music Festival. 1) Who are you, where are you based, and what work do you do? Hi! My name is Karel, I’m Dutch and…

… Less Than Four Weeks To Go!

TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE! In only four weeks time Southwell will once again be taken over by the Music Festival’s inspiring ensemble of singers and players bringing their talent, energy and enthusiasm to the town. More than eighty of the best professional musicians from across the UK and further afield will take part in our…

Southwell Music Festival 2018 Video

Public booking for the 2018 Southwell Music Festival opens on Monday 4 June (tickets via our Tickets webpage). Ahead of this we’d love to share this new video, recorded and produced by Simon Platts, which gives us a chance to tell everyone about the Festival of which we’re so proud.

Launch Concert Success

Launch Concert Success Thank you to everyone who came to support us at our 2018 Launch Concert in April. A great evening was had by all and it was wonderful to see so many people in attendance. We had our largest audience yet for a launch event with the Nave of Southwell Minster packed with…

2018 Festival Launch – Friday 13th April, 7.30pm

It’s that time of year again! We’ve one week to go until the 2018 Festival Launch. Our team has been beavering away for the last few months and we are excited to reveal our plans to you next Friday at Southwell Minster. In addition to announcing the programme and presenting a free concert, the Launch…

Looking Forward to our Fifth Annual Festival

Happy New Year!  We hope 2018 brings you health and happiness and much pleasurable enjoyment of either making or listening to music – not least at the 2018 Southwell Music Festival. It is hard to comprehend that this year’s festival will be our fifth but there it is – in the era of ‘fake news’…

Christmas Music for Southwell and Nottingham

Christmas Music for Southwell and Nottingham Southwell Music Festival Artistic Director Marcus Farnsworth writes: “I’m very pleased to be writing with this round-up of concerts over the next fortnight. Nottinghamshire audiences are in for a treat! A Christmas Celebration – Friday 22nd December   We hope that you are able to join us for our…

A Christmas Celebration, 22 December 2017

A Christmas Celebration – 22nd December 2017 – Southwell Minster We are now less than a month away from our first Festival Christmas Concert. I am delighted to present our superb professional choir, Southwell Festival Voices, celebrating the very best of Christmas choral music in the glorious setting of Southwell Minster. The programme is a…

Welcome to the Sixteen

Dear Festival Supporters, The Sixteen, who return to Southwell Minster on Thursday 21st September at 7.30pm, are one of the world’s most famous vocal ensembles: under Harry Christophers they have established a following around the world for the quality of their choral sound and the range of their repertoire. At Southwell Music Festival we are…