String Serenades for Cellos

Young Nottinghamshire musicians perform popular pieces, including Borodin’s String Sextet, and Bruch’s Kol Nidrei arranged for five cellos.

Directed by Sarah Huson-Whyte and Derek Williams.

Sculpture in the Sanctuary

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Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

from 9.30am-4.30pm

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Musical Draw

from 10am – 1pm

We invite the public to take part in our Musical Draw. Visitors will have the opportunity to draw a group of musicians rehearsing, over a three-hour session. Novices, amateurs and professionals are all welcome. Children (over 10 years) should be accompanied by an adult. Materials (pencils chalks, boards, paper etc.) will be provided for a small charge. We will display the drawings on screens in the Chapter House for the public to view during the Festival.

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Between the Lines – An Exhibition

The Southwell Artists’ exhibition includes work in a range of media, relating broadly to the theme of music. Subjects and techniques will range from figurative drawings and paintings made during previous musical events, to abstract and interpretative images, either inspired by a specific piece of music or a visual response to music in the wider sense.

Admission free

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Choral Evensong

The Minster Girls’ Choir & Lay Clerks
Simon Hogan, conductor
Edward Turner, organ

Festival Evensong

Southwell Festival Voices
Marcus Farnsworth, conductor
Simon Hogan, organ

Festival Compline

The Minster Lay Clerks
Paul Hale Rector Chori

Festival Eucharist

Stravinsky Mass

Southwell Festival Voices
Southwell Festival Sinfonia
Marcus Farnsworth, conductor
Simon Hogan, organ

Daniel Cook Organ Recital

ORGAN RECITAL Daniel CookDaniel Cook is Sub-Organist of Westminster Abbey, in which role he is principal organist to the choir and Assistant Director of Music. As a recitalist he has performed throughout Europe. This programme celebrates the tradition of English organ music in the 20th century with works by several of our greatest composers.

Programme to include
Hubert Parry Fantasia and Fugue in G
Ernest Tomlinson Paean
Edward Elgar Prelude & Angel’s farewell from The Dream of Gerontius
William Walton (arr. William McKie) Coronation March: Orb and Sceptre

Admission free with retiring collection
No advance booking or tickets
Part of the Southwell Minster Organ Recitals series