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Southwell Music Festival 2018

Various venues, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0HD
Southwell Music Festival 2018

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Southwell Music Festival
Various Venues
Wednesday 22nd - Monday 27th August 2018

Southwell Music Festival is an annual, top-quality classical music festival taking place each August Bank Holiday to celebrate classical music, raise the profile of the town and its magnificent medieval Minster, and to inspire local musicians – especially young people. Like the previous four festivals, the 2018 festival will be held over the Bank Holiday weekend from Wednesday 22nd and Monday 27th August 2018.

The full programme of the Southwell Music Festival will be released in the spring, but the organisers have confirmed that the central choral and orchestral concert in the Minster on Saturday 25th August will feature Nottingham’s BBC Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason performing Elgar’s Cello Concerto.

Southwell – a small, historic town in rural Nottinghamshire on the edge of Sherwood Forest – is the ideal place for a festival. Dominating the town is its Minster – seat of the Bishops of Southwell and Nottingham and a centre for high quality music-making.

By kind permission of the Dean and Chapter, festival performances are centred at the Minster, and in the historic State Chamber of the Archbishop’s Palace which has undergone major refurbishment thanks to a substantial grant from The Heritage Lottery Fund.

For further news please visit the Southwell Music Festival website

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