The 2019 Festival will be launched with four events over two days in partnership with Awards for Young Musicians. The leaflet for the launch weekend can be downloaded here; an A4 poster can be downloaded here. The programme is summarised below.

Event Information:

  • Sun

    To Those Who Died

    7:30 pmThe State Chamber

    Commemorating the outbreak of the First World War

    Rorem  War Scenes, a cycle of five songs for voice & piano

    Vaughan Williams  On Wenlock Edge

    Gurney  Preludes for solo piano

    Elgar  Quintet in A minor for piano & string quartet, Op. 84

    Andrew Staples tenor

    Marcus Farnsworth baritone

    James Baillieu piano

    Elizabeth Burgess piano

    Southwell Festival Chamber Soloists

    Sponsored by Mrs Susan Dawson in memory of her late husband Mr Keith Cottee

    Returns and Golden Tickets Only