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Film with Live Music

  • Fri 23rd Aug 2019

Short clips and silent film in the Barn Theatre, all accompanied live by this week’s film and music students. Neil Brand provides – as ever – witty and insightful introductions. 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 >

Stephen Barlow: Beethoven, Tippett and Eleanor Alberga

  • Fri 23rd Aug 2019

Artistic Director Joanna MacGregor celebrates her last ever Summer School concert with Beethoven’s jubilant Choral Fantasy, a mini piano concerto with stirring choir. Before Beethoven comes Tippett’s majestic spirituals, and our brand new choral commission from the marvellous composer Eleanor Alberga, setting poetry by Alice Oswald. More Info >

Dartington Big Band

  • Fri 23rd Aug 2019

Dartington Big Band Final Party Night: Stonking Big Band and dancing! Join us for our annual swing–jive, led by the indefatigable Steve Dummer. More Info >

The Turn of the Screw

  • Sat 24th Aug 2019

Based on Henry James’s chilling novella, Britten’s intense chamber opera tells the story of a young governess desperate to protect her children, Miles and Flora, from evil. The culmination of the two-week opera and conducting courses, led by the internationally-renowned Graeme Jenkins and staring Tom Randle as the sinister Peter Quint. Semistaged with surtitles. More Info >

Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas [tbc]

  • Tue 10th Sep 2019

On Tuesday 10 September, Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor Margaret Atwood to mark the release of The Testaments, Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale. The event will be broadcast live via satellite from the National Theatre in London. More Info >

sarah corbett of the craftivist collective

Dare to dream: Craftivism event

  • Fri 13th Sep 2019

A Craft Revolution event with Sarah Corbett and The Craftivist Collective. Are you interested in the importance of utopian dreams to make positive change to shape our future? More Info >

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