2017 festival

CMF 2017 - Joshua Bell and performances from Gabrieli Consort, Chineke along with BBC New Generation artists.

Joshua Bell (violin/director) & Academy of St Martin in the Fields: Beethoven Violin Concerto

Gabrieli Consort & Players (conductor: Paul McCreesh): Venetian Coronation

Chineke! Orchestra: Mozart, Joseph Bologne, Errollyn Wallen, Tchaikovsky

Michael Collins (clarinet/director) & Friends: Mozart Gran Partita, Marriage of Figaro overture and arias (arr for wind octet)


Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano): Bach Goldberg Variations

Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord): Bach, Steve Reich, Kevin Volans

Chamber music:

BBC New Generation Artists – Amatis Trio (piano trio) and Van Wauwe/Ringstad/Kolesnikov (clarinet/viola/piano)

Free / new music events:

Ensemble Bash: Ghanaian & Senegalese drumming, Stephen Montague, Max Roach, Michael Daugherty

Young Composers’ Network: world premieres by 7 young composers – project led by Huw Watkins (composer/pianist) with Joy Lisney (cello) and Scott Lygate (clarinet)