Ludlow Arts: Classical

Events
Millennium Saxophone Duo

Saturday 20 August 2022

1:00pm

St Laurence, Ludlow

Millennium Saxophone Duo

Works by Gershwin, Cockcroft Bach, Juichi, Buckland, Norton, Ferling and Mellits

Nicole Micheli and Dominic Cotta are two talented young musicians currently studying saxophone at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. ...read more...

Free admission, unreserved seating, donations welcome.

Brackenbury Bianco

Sunday 28 August 2022

4:00pm

St Laurence, Ludlow

Brackenbury Bianco

Improvisation on the music of Saint Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen (c1098 — 1179), also known as Saint Hildegard and the Sibyl of the Rhine, was a German Benedictine abbess and polymath active as a writer, composer, philosopher, mystic, visionary, ...read more...

Tickets: £15/£10/u18 free at the door.

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2022-2023 Season

A full programe of Ludlow Arts: Classical concerts will return in the 2022-23 season starting in September. Details will be published here as soon as they are available.

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Jarualda Quartet

Friday 16 September 2022

7:30pm

St Michael, Munslow

Corvedale Festival

Jarualda String Quartet

Works by Haydn, Beethoven and Ravel

The Jarualda String Quartet plays three staples of the quartet repertoire. ...read more...

Tickets HERE

Sharleen Jones

Saturday 17 September 2022

12:45pm

St Michael, Munslow

Corvedale Festival

Schubert's Trout Quintet

Schubert's immortal Trout Quintet for a perfect Saturday lunchtime. ...read more...

Tickets HERE

Victor Lim

Saturday 17 September 2022

1:00pm

St Laurence, Ludlow

Victor Lim

Chopin's Legacy

Works by Chopin, Thomas Adès, Scriabin and Fauré

Frederic Chopin's output of masterpieces for solo piano are a towering influence across the genre. In this recital, South Korean-British pianist Victor Lim presents a creative reflection of Chopin's legacy, ...read more...

Free admission, unreserved seating, donations welcome.

Duncan Honeybourne

Saturday 17 September 2022

7:30pm

St Michael, Munslow

Corvedale Festival

Duncan Honeybourne, piano

Works by Grieg, Brahms, Zinck, Henley, Debussy, Baines and Chopin

Renowned pianist Duncan Honeybourne is well-known for his frequent appearances in the Welsh Marches and from Radio 3 and Symphony Hall. He brings a delightful programme ...read more...

Tickets HERE

Edge Chamber Choir

Sunday 18 September 2022

3:00pm

St Peter, Diddlebury

Corvedale Festival

Edge Chamber Choir

Works by James Whitbourn, James MacMillan, Eleanor Daley, Paul Henley, Christian Forshaw, Penelope Thwaites, Caroline Shaw and Eric Whitacre.

Popular and accomplished local chamber choir, The Edge, bring a delightful and varied programme of new and lesser known music, including a world première. ...read more...

Tickets HERE

Chris Johnson

Tuesday 20 September 2022

12:45pm

All Saints, Culmington

Corvedale Festival

Oboe Quartets

Works by Mozart and Arnold.

Join us for lunch and hear two very contrasted pieces for the unusual combination of oboe plus string trio, together known as an oboe quartet. ...read more...

Tickets HERE

Alex Postlethwaite and Jane Park

Thursday 22 September 2022

12:45pm

All Saints, Culmington

Corvedale Festival

Two's Company

Alex Postlethwaite, violin
Jane Park, viola

Works for violin and viola duo by Mozart and Martinů.

Husband and wife duo, Alex and Jane share a special connection which brings an extra dimension to their music making. Don't miss this! ...read more...

Tickets HERE

Claraliz Mora

Friday 23 September 2022

7:30pm

St Michael, Munslow

Corvedale Festival

Miscellany for soprano and harp

Claraliz Mora, soprano and harp
Emily Hopper, harp
Ruth Henley, cello

Works by Delibes, Puccini, Mascagni, Saint-Saëns, Vaughan Williams and others.

Fifty one strings, a bow and three ladies! with a world première by Paul Henley. ...read more...

Tickets HERE

Gwen Martin and Din Ghani

Saturday 24 September 2022

12:45pm

St Catherine, Tugford

Corvedale Festival

Sweet Ayres of Arcadia

Gwendoline Martin, soprano
Din Ghani, lute

Works by Thomas Campion, John Dowland, William and Henry Lawes and Thomas Ford and others.

Gwen Martin and Din Ghani bring a delightful programme exploring the theme of Arcadia through renaissance music. ...read more...

Tickets HERE

CoryBand

Saturday 24 September 2022

7:00pm

St Laurence, Ludlow

Cory Band

Cory regularly wins both domestic and international brass band competitions and performs a widely varied repertoire of music at home and abroad to a professional standard. The band seeks to grow its artform with powerful and inspiring experiences for its artists and its audiences. ...read more...

Tickets £18 and £10 HERE.

Jarualda Quartet

Saturday 24 September 2022

7:30pm

St Michael, Munslow

Corvedale Festival

Jarualda String Quartet

Works by Mozart, Paul Henley and Dvořák

The Jarualda String Quartet plays the world première of Paul Henley's new quartet and two classics of the repertoire. ...read more...

Tickets HERE

Sun Inn Leintwardine

Wednesday 5 October 2022

7:00pm

Sun Inn, Leintwardine

Arcadia Festival - taster event

Just turn up and listen to the Arcadia players in an informal setting — in “possibly the most unspoilt pub in the country” with a drink in hand!

Thomas Bowes

Thursday 6 October 2022

7:00pm

St Michael and All Angels, Kingsland

Arcadia Festival

Works by Telemann, Mozart and Bartók.

This concert features music for flute and strings. Telemann's delightful duo has four short movements, but Mozart's middle period Quartet is a real showpiece for the flautist. ...read more...

Tickets from Ludlow Assembly Rooms box office soon.

Eleanor Alberga

Friday 7 October 2022

7:00pm

St Laurence, Ludlow

Arcadia Festival

Works by Mozart, Alberga and Mendelssohn.

Mozart's horn quintet differs from the usual wind instrument and string quartet line-up. In this piece there is a second viola instead of a second violin to fit in with the range of the French horn. ...read more...

Tickets from Ludlow Assembly Rooms box office soon.

Felix Mendelssohn

Saturday 8 October 2022

7:00pm

St Mary Magdalene, Leintwardine

Arcadia Festival

Works by Mozart, Bartók, Telemann and Mendelssohn.

Mozart wrote his three Prussian quartets a year or so before he died and they demonstrate the composer' quartet writing at its full maturity. You can hear the other two Prussian quartets at the Thursday and Sunday concerts. ...read more...

Tickets from Ludlow Assembly Rooms box office soon.

Béla Bartók

Sunday 9 October 2022

3:00pm

St Giles, Downton-on-the-Rock

Arcadia Festival

Béla Bartók's Quartet No.5 was written in 1927 and is in the ‘arch’ form he favoured at that time. There are 5 movements. The second and fourth movement are charactaristic of Bartók's ‘night music’. ...read more...

Tickets from Ludlow Assembly Rooms box office soon.

Edge Chamber Choir

Saturday 15 October 2022

7:30pm

St Laurence, Ludlow

Edge Chamber Choir

Works by James Whitbourn, James MacMillan, Eleanor Daley, John Joubert, Paul Henley, Christian Forshaw, Penelope Thwaites, Caroline Shaw and Eric Whitacre.

Popular and accomplished local chamber choir, The Edge, bring a delightful and varied programme of new and lesser known music. ...read more...

Gina McCormack

Saturday 19 November 2022

7:30pm

St Laurence, Ludlow

Ludlow Orchestra

Works by Wagner, Mendelssohn - violin concerto with Gina McCormack, violin - and Bizet.

The Ludlow Orchestra presents a programme of three lush works from the romantic era. ...read more...

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Saturday 3 December 2022

7:30pm

St Laurence, Ludlow

Ludlow Choral Society

Works by Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams, one of Britain's outstanding composers of the 20th century, was born in 1872. This year he is being remembered with concerts across the globe. ...read more...

Tickets from Ludlow Assembly Rooms box office soon

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Ludlow English Song Weekend

Friday 14 April 2023
Saturday 15 April 2023
Sunday 16 April 2023

Venues to be announced

Iain Burnside: Artistic Director

Concerts and other events over three days. Tickets for individual concerts and full festival passes available.

For further details see HERE