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Cheltenham Music Festival

July 5 - July 14

Cheltenham Music Festival

What?

Cheltenham Music Festival, just one of their festivals in their yearly event schedule, arrives this July for a celebration of world class music. This year marks Cheltenham Music Festival’s 75th anniversary, celebrated with a packed schedule of orchestral performances, yoga, ensembles, conversations and recitals. The festival is divided into themes: chamber music, dance, orchestral, talks, workshops, world premiers, choral, jazz, rising stars, the best for first timers, contemporary, music, talk, vocal. Here are our highlights to book:

  • The Nash Ensemble who’ll return for the opening concert of the festival. 5 July11am – 1pm
  • London Symphony Orchestra commissioned by Classic FM who’ll perform music by Tchaikovsky, Dani Howard and Rimsky-Korsakov. 5 July 7pm – 9pm
  • Spanish Rhapsody with Xuefei Yang, one of the most impressive guitarists of her generation. Expect spanish guitar sounds accompanied by Maria Vega, one of the UK’s top flamenco dancers. 6 July, 11am – 1pm
  • Intermission – Yoga And Musicians, a great way to spend an intermission. Connect with your body and mind through the power of music in these intermission yoga sessions. 7 July and on other days too, 9am – 10am
  • BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists I; discover some of the UK’s most talented up and coming musicians in this recital. 7 July, 11am – 1pm
  • Classical Mixtape, 40-minute performances of classical music performed by some of the UK’s best classical musicians in the grand setting of Tewkesbury Abbey. 8 July, 8pm – 10pm
  • Rush Hour II; watch the incredibly talented 16 year old pianist Jeneba Kanneh-Mason perform. Her repetoir is vast and includes Bartók, Scarlatti and Rachmaninov. 9 July, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

“Cheltenham brings new and old together. They put on some really daring programming. It’s a wonderful way to display all sorts of music and all sorts of musicians, including up and coming artists” Dame Evelyn Glennie

Where?

Events are hosted across Cheltenham, more information at cheltenhamfestivals.com

When?

July 5-14

How?

Book tickets for individual events at cheltenhamfestivals.com

Details

Start:
July 5
End:
July 14
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Website:
https://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/music


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