What's On: Early Evening concerts

Through the four weeks of Summer School, Dartington is host to more than 90 concerts and events.

There are usually three concerts per night: Early Evening (usually 5.15pm), Evening (usually 7.45pm), and Late Night (usually 10pm). Look for the ‘filter events’ option on this page to browse by event time.

This vibrant programme of events encompasses opera, jazz, orchestral, music theatre, gospel, film music, and more.

Summer School Courses and Concerts Pass holders have access to every concert during their chosen week.


John Cage’s Musicircus

  • Thu 22nd Aug 2019

Roll up, roll up: Joanna MacGregor leads over a hundred musicians in Cage’s famously anarchic 1967 music happening, in and around Dartington’s Great Hall. Come and participate in Musicircus, where every performer and every kind of music coexist in glorious cacophony. Any number of musicians, willing to perform simultaneously, can take part. More Info >

New Chamber Music

  • Fri 23rd Aug 2019

Exciting new work created by this week’s Advanced Composition students and introduced by their course director, Sir Harrison Birtwistle. More Info >