Entries by Cheyney Kent

That Went Well!

To judge by audience reaction, the 2017 Festival which closed on Bank Holiday Monday 28th August surpassed its predecessors in the quality of programming and performances.  This is remarkable in view of the outstanding quality of previous Festivals. Music critic William Ruff, writing enthusiastically about the Festival in the Nottingham Post, summed up what we…

2017 Performer Profiles: Lonneke van Straalen

No.7 – Lonneke van Straalen Associate Artistic Director Jamie Campbell introduces some of the outstanding performers taking part in the 2017 Southwell Music Festival. “We are thrilled to be welcoming violinist Lonneke van Straalen to Southwell Music Festival for the first time. 1) Who are you, where are you based, and what work do you…

2017 Performer Profiles: Suzie Thorn

No.6 – Suzie Thorn Associate Artistic Director Jamie Campbell introduces some of the outstanding performers taking part in the 2017 Southwell Music Festival. “We are thrilled to be welcoming oboist Suzie Thorn to Southwell Music Festival for the first time. 1) Who are you, where are you based, and what work do you do? Hello,…

2017 Performer Profiles: Marta Fontanals-Simmons

No.5 – Marta Fontanals-Simmons Associate Artistic Director Jamie Campbell introduces some of the outstanding performers taking part in the 2017 Southwell Music Festival. “We are thrilled to be welcoming Mezzo-Soprano Marta Fontanals-Simmons to Southwell Music Festival for the first time. 1) Who are you, where are you based, and what work do you do I am…

2017 Performer Profiles: Maia Cabeza

No.4 – Maia Cabeza Associate Artistic Director Jamie Campbell introduces some of the outstanding performers taking part in the 2017 Southwell Music Festival. “We are thrilled to be welcoming violinist Maia Cabeza to Southwell Music Festival for the first time. 1) Who are you, where are you based, and what work do you do? Hello!…

Top Tips for Festival Goers

Free programme book! We have produced a sumptuous souvenir programme book as the perfect companion for your Festival enjoyment.  Running to more than 100 glossy pages it provides a wealth of information about the music, the performers and much else besides.  And it will grace any coffee table in style.  Call us crazy but we…

2017 Performer Profiles: James Cheung

No.3 – James Cheung Associate Artistic Director Jamie Campbell introduces some of the outstanding performers taking part in the 2017 Southwell Music Festival. “We are thrilled to be welcoming pianist James Cheung back to Southwell Music Festival. 1) Who are you, where are you based, and what work do you do? Hello, I’m a pianist…

2017 Performer Profiles: Katherine Bryan

No.2 – Katherine Bryan Associate Artistic Director Jamie Campbell introduces some of the outstanding performers taking part in the 2017 Southwell Music Festival. “We are thrilled to be welcoming flautist Katherine Bryan to Southwell Music Festival for the first time. 1) Who are you, where are you based, and what work do you do? My…

2017 Performer Profiles: Thomas Herford

No.1 – Thomas Herford (tenor) Associate Artistic Director Jamie Campbell introduces some of the outstanding performers taking part in the 2017 Southwell Music Festival. “We are thrilled to be welcoming tenor Thomas Herford back to Southwell Music Festival. 1) Who are you, where are you based, and what work do you do? I’m Thomas Herford,…

Playing Together

A message from the Associate Artistic Director, Jamie Campbell: We’re excited that the 2017 Southwell Music Festival is now only ten days away. In the run up to last year’s Festival we published a dozen or so profiles of musicians coming to Southwell to perform as soloists or in ensembles, small and large. The series was received…