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Tetbury Music Festival 2020




Martin James Bartlett

Saturday 18th January 2020

19.30 pm

Venue: Tetbury Goods Shed, Old Station Yard, Cirencester Road, Tetbury GL8 8EY

An evening of great piano music from Martin James Bartlett (known to some of you from his private recital at the home of our President last year).  Since winning the BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2014, Martin James Bartlett has developed an impressive international career, performing in China, Japan and Spain as well as appearing with many of the UK’s leading orchestras.  His Goods Shed programme includes pieces from his debut recording Life and Death, recently released by Warner Classics, which received five star reviews in the BBC Music Magazine and The Times, which described it as “a thrillingly accomplished album”. The programme includes:  Bach, Mozart, Liszt, Anderson, Scriabin, Schuman, Granados, Wagner, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin.

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Jess Gillam

Sunday 26th January 2020

15.00 pm

Venue: Venue: The Stroud Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud GL5 1AE

After performing at the prestigious Last Night of the Proms in 2018 and having her performance described as “the indisputable highlight” by BBC News, Jess continues to grow her international career. This season, she will perform at the Last Night of the BBC Proms Japan, with the Minnesota Orchestra, at the Lucerne Festival, with Deutsches Symphony Orchester Berlin, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. She also continues to perform throughout the UK in recital as well as with the Hallé, Manchester Camerata and the European Union Chamber Orchestra.

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Jonathan Cohen and Arcangelo

Saturday 8th February 2020

19.30 pm

Venue: Tetbury Goods Shed, Old Station Yard, Cirencester Road, Tetbury GL8 8EY

The Festival's own Artistic Director Jonathan Cohen will be appearing at the Goods Shed with a group of colleagues from his orchestra 'Arcangelo' - not to be missed!  In particular watch out for Thomas Dunford who - spoiler alert -  you may be seeing again at the Tetbury Music Festival in October.   They will perform music for instruments by Bach and his contemporaries and will feature Arcangelo’s internationally-renowned chamber soloists:  Jonathan Cohen, Thomas Dunford, Sophie Gent and Jonathan Manson.

Jonathan Cohen has forged a remarkable career as a conductor, cellist and keyboardist. He is Artistic Director of Arcangelo, Music Director of Les Violons du Roy, Artistic Partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and, of course,  Artistic Director of Tetbury Music Festival.

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The Derek Paravicini Quarte

Thursday 20th February 2020

19.30 pm

Venue: Venue: The Stroud Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud GL5 1AE

For those who heard Derek and his Quartet play at the 2019 Tetbury Music Festival, now is your chance to hear him again - and for those who didn't, don't miss out this time round!  Derek is an astonishing man and musician, and together with his Quartet offers an evening of great fun and fine music.  Each member of the Quartet is quite a star.

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London Haydn Quartet

Saturday 22nd February 2020

19.30 pm

Venue: Tetbury Goods Shed, Old Station Yard, Cirencester Road, Tetbury GL8 8EY

One of the world’s leading period instrument string quartets, The London Haydn Quartet will perform Haydn's works:
String quartet in E flat major, op. 76 no. 4 (Sunrise)
String quartet in d minor, op. 76 no. 2 (Fifths)
String quartet in C major, op. 76 no. 3 (Emperor)

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And finally, an epic concert of vocal music!


Wotton Concert Series Spring Concert

Saturday 29th February 2020

19.30 pm

Venue: St Martin's Parish Church, North Nibley

The concert will feature the distinguished international artists Susanna Fairbairn and James Sherlock performing a piano and song recital of Richard Strauss' Four Last Songs, Gustav Mahler's Rückert-Lieder and Claude Debussy's colourful and florid Ariettes Oubliées to settings of Verlaine's poems. The programme contains some of the finest and most moving songs in the repertoire. Both Susanna and James are known to the WCS audiences - Susanna sang Handel and James played the organ in one of the WCS concerts a couple of years ago.

Tickets are available now by emailing Christopher Edwards at or by calling him on 07768931876. They will also be available at Fish Out Of Water in Long Street Wotton-under-Edge.


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