Saturday 25th September 8.00pm
The Lindsays with Kathryn Stott
7.15pm pre-concert talk by Kathryn Stott
Haydn String Quartet Op 76 No 5
Beethoven String Quartet Op 135
Elgar Piano Quintet
Sunday 26th September
The Lindsays & Martinu String Quartet
11.30am Coffee Concert
Borodin String Sextet in D minor
Vilem Tausky Coventry Meditation
Mendelssohn Octet Op 20
BBC Radio 3, 3 for all
8.00pm with Brian Kay
(Unreserved free tickets available from St James box-office)
Monday 27 September 8.00pm
7.15pm pre-concert talk by Robert Hollingworth
Monteverdi - madrigals
Banchieri - Barca di Venetia per Padova
Second half to include songs by Britten, Milhaud & Brooks
Tuesday 28th September 8.00pm
Music of the centuries at Castle Cornet
in the Hatton Gallery
Wednesday 29th September 8.00pm
Martinu String Quartet with
Dimitri Ashkenazy (clarinet)
7.15pm pre-concert talk by Jitka Vlasánková
Dvorak Quartet in F Op 96 - American
Mozart Clarinet Quintet
Smetana Quartet No 1 in E - From my Life
Thursday 30th September 8.00pm
The Hugo Recital
7.15pm pre-concert talk by Richard Dubugnon
Karina Gauvin (soprano)
Roger Vignoles (piano)
Songs by Fauré, Poulenc, Hahn, Honneger, Chausson, Vuillermoz and 'Chants de Guernesey' specially commissioned from Richard Dubugnon.
Friday 1st October 8.00pm
The Harp Consort & Ensemble de Caelis
7.15pm pre-concert talk by Andrew Lawrence-King
Miracles of Notre Dame
Poems in praise of the Virgin set by Gautier de Coincy (1177-1236) to
medieval popular songs.
Saturday 2nd October 8.00pm
Musica Antiqua Cologne with Karina Gauvin (soprano)
7.15pm pre-concert talk by Reinhard Goebel
Cantatas for soprano, oboe and strings by Handel, Monteverdi
Virtuoso instrumental music by Valentini and Vivaldi.
Sunday 3rd October
Musica Antiqua Cologne
11.30am Coffee Concert
A baroque programme of partitas by Biber, Kerll and Wichel.
Club Ceilidh - 8.00pm
The final fling at St James with traditional Irish music and dance from The London Lasses and Pete Quinn and other folk groups.
1st - 3rd October
Guernsey Jazz Festival
The Duke of Richmond Hotel,
St Peter Port.
The John Dankworth Quintet, Digby Fairweather & many of the top names in British jazz.
Tickets from hotel only.
Tel: 01481 726221 from 1 September:
Friday 8.00pm: £12*
Saturday 8.00pm: £15**
Sunday 12.30pm: £7.
*£10 to season ticket holders
**£12 to season ticket holders
A Weekend of Folk
Folk musicians from Normandy and the UK will appear at certain pubs in the Island where live music is usually to be heard. These include Strand Hugg from Normandy with Tom Napper Tom Bliss and The London Lasses & Pete Quinn from London’s Irish Centre. Participating pubs include the Cock & Bull, Blind O’Reilly’s and the Wicked Wolf.
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