Ludlow Arts: Classical

Ludlow Arts: Classical

Arcadia Festival: Fête Anniversaire

Sunday 6 October 2019 at 4:00pm

St Giles, Downton-on-the-Rock, SY8 2HU

Nicholas Daniel: oboe
Sacha Rattle: clarinet
Richard Watkins: horn
Eleanor Alberga: piano
Sophia Rahman: piano
Thomas Bowes: violin
Oscar Perks: violin
Andres Kaljuste: viola
Clifton Harrison: viola
Caroline Dale: cello
Jonathan Swensen: cello
Leon Bosch: double bass

Schubert: String Quartet, D703, Quartett Satz
Bartok: from 44 Duos for 2 violins
Alberga: Shining Gate of Morpheus
for horn and string quartet
Purcell: Fantasia upon One Note
Shostakovich: String Quartet No.8 Op.110
Alberga: String Quartet No.2 (1994)

This year's ‘Fête Anniversaire’ celebrates 10 years of Arcadia and the 70th birthday of co-founder Eleanor Alberga. The 4-concert Festival includes several of Eleanor's compositions and highlights major works performed at Arcadia over the past 9 years. Performed by an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians.

Fête Anniversaire is from 2-6 October 2019, and includes 4 concerts, a free opening taster event and an in-depth fully illustrated talk examining the music of Schoenberg, Messiaen and Shostakovich at this year's Arcadia.

Full Festival details will be published on the Ludlow Arts: Classical website, and are available at the Arcadia Music Festival website:

Tickets: £15; Festival Pass: £50.
Tickets from Ludlow Assembly Rooms Box Office,
online HERE or at the door


Eleanor Alberga

Franz Schubert