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Member Moth Survey with Bill MacDonald

  • Sat 3rd Aug 2019

Following on from the popular member wildlife walk and river charter review member events held earlier this year, we are thrilled to be hosting this new wildlife survey event exclusively for Dartington members. More Info >

Robert Howarth directs: Pleasures and Passions

  • Sat 3rd Aug 2019

A veritable supergroup of Baroque players and singers, in a concert of virtuosity and fireworks! The eminent harpsichordist and director Robert Howarth leads international star soloists in a beautifully designed programme for Dartington International Summer School & Festival, from Monteverdi opera to Purcell and Eccles. More Info >

Katrina Porteous and Alexis Bennett: Poetry & Music

  • Sun 4th Aug 2019

Specialising on the theme of ‘nature’ in its widest sense, and ‘place’ in its deepest, Katrina Porteous is a particularly strong performer of her own work, collaborating with traditional and electronic musicians; today she’ll read from her recent work, together with folk fiddler Alexis Bennett. More Info >

Emily Portman and Rob Harbron: Folk

  • Sun 4th Aug 2019

A Dartington first. Hailed as one of the most beguiling voices on the folk scene, BBC folk award nominee Emily Portman conjures dark netherworlds, where folklore and myth collide with urban landscapes. Her latest album Coracle is described as ‘a marvellous, original work’ by The Observer. More Info >

Andrew Watts: Old, New, Borrowed and Blue

  • Sun 4th Aug 2019

Countertenor Andrew Watts displays his unique artistry, showcasing traditional works by Handel, Dowland, Quilter and Howells alongside new works from his latest recording A Countertenor Songbook. More Info >

Jill Kemp: The Virtuoso Recorder

  • Mon 5th Aug 2019

Jill Kemp’s programme is a great mix of Baroque sparkle and drama: the wit of Handel, Malcolm Arnold’s film-noirish Sonatina, and Ernst Krähmer’s outrageously virtuoso variations, written in the early nineteenth century. More Info >

Bukolika Piano Trio: Haydn, Schumann and Kaija Saariaho

  • Mon 5th Aug 2019

A warm welcome back to the vibrant young Bukolika Piano Trio, who were a big hit last year. Their vibrant programme includes the warmly romantic Schumann Trio, as well as the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s atmospheric and delicate Light and Matter. More Info >

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