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New­bury Spring Fes­ti­val 12-26 May

While High­clere Cas­tle and En­gle­field

House host aris­to­cratic cham­ber mu­sic, St Ni­cholas’ Church be­stows its bless­ing on cel­list Sheku Kan­neh-ma­son.

Tel: 0845 521 8218 (UK only)

Web: www.new­buryspringfes­ti­val.org.uk English Mu­sic Fes­ti­val 25-28 May Spread­ing its wings to three venues, this year’s Dorch­ester-based English Mu­sic Fes­ti­val takes flight. The pro­grammes ranges from Byrd and Ar­mon­ico’s Pur­cell to a new sym­phony by Christo­pher Wright. Tel: +44 (0)1535 272054

Web: www.en­glish­mu­sicfes­ti­val.org.uk Fes­ti­val of Chich­ester 16 June – 15 July

A new work by Er­rol­lyn Wallen plus pi­ano recitals by Stephen Ko­vace­vich and

Vic­tor Ryabchikov colour Chich­ester’s 200-plus events ex­trav­a­ganza.

Tel: +44 (0)1243 816525

Web: www.fes­ti­val­ofchich­ester.co.uk

Deal Fes­ti­val 29 June – 14 July

The Academy of An­cient Mu­sic un­wraps early Mozart and the Euro­pean Union Cham­ber Orches­tra takes up res­i­dence.

Tel: +44 (0)1304 370220

Web: www.dealfes­ti­val.co.uk

JAM on the Marsh 5-15 July

The me­dieval churches of Rom­ney Marsh re­sound to Vo­ces8, the BBC Singers’ Rach­mani­nov Ves­pers and Noël Cow­ard. Tel: 0800 988 7984 (UK only)

Web: www.jam­con­cert.org

Pet­worth Fes­ti­val 17 July – 4 Au­gust

The fes­ti­val’s 40th birth­day is cel­e­brated with with 40-part Tal­lis in the sta­ble yard of Pet­worth House. Well-wish­ers in­clude cel­list Steven Isserlis and per­cus­sion­ist Dame Eve­lyn Glen­nie (be­low).

Tel: +44 (0)1798 344576

Web: www.pet­worth­fes­ti­val.org.uk

Ox­ford Pi­ano Fes­ti­val 28 July – 5 Au­gust With a fac­ulty mus­ter­ing Piotr Anderszewski, An­drás Schiff, Richard Goode and

Menahem Pressler, Ox­ford’s 20th fes­ti­val as­sem­bles a for­mi­da­ble line up.

Tel: +44 (0)1865 980980

Web: www.ox­ford­phil.com

Plush Fes­ti­val 3 Aug – 16 Sept

As pi­anist Tim Hor­ton cu­rates this year’s fes­ti­val, high­lights in­clude a cy­cle of Beethoven cello sonatas and pi­anist An­drás Schiff in Book II of Bach’s Well-tem­pered Clavier.

Tel: +44 (0)20

3286 1885

Web: plush­fes­ti­val.com

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