International Summer School 2014

Concerts and Events

The full concert programme has now been released.

2014 Concert Programme

Week 1

Concerts in Week 1 will include performances by The City Musick, the Dartington Festival Baroque Orchestra, Maggie Cole, Marieke Spaans, Anton Steck, Nick Clapton, Emma Kirkby, David Miller, Fretwork, Lisa Beznosiuk, Emily White, Gawain Glenton, and Jill Kemp. The week will culminate in a performance of the CPE Bach St John Passion with the Summer School Choir and Chamber Choir directed by Andrew Griffiths.

Week 2

Concerts in Week 2 will include performances by Jacqueline Shave, Philip Dukes, Christian Blackshaw, Louise Hopkins, Anna Tilbrook, Andrew Watts, Simon Fischer, and John Richards. The week will culminate with the Summer School Choir and Chamber Choir, led by Jacqueline Shave with the Dartington Festival Orchestra, performing JS Bach’s St John’s Passion with soloists Charles Daniels, Andrew Watts and Christopher Wray.

Week 3

Concerts in Week 3 will include performances by the Dartington Festival Orchestra, the Dartington Summer School Choir, Gabrieli Consort, Berkeley Ensemble, Chen Halevi, Thomas Robertello, Nicholas Daniel, Katya Apekisheva and Tom Poster and a special concert celebrating the birthdays of Peter Maxwell Davies, Harrison Birtwistle and John Woolrich. The week will culminate with a performance of Tippett’s A Child of Our Time, and a new work by John Woolrich, directed by Paul McCreesh with the Dartington Summer School Choir and Dartington Festival Orchestra.

What I loved most was the variety. People from various places with varying skills came together in a massive range of classes to share knowledge and passion.”

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