Welcome to the Burton Bradstock
Festival of Music and Art
12 - 20 August 2017
"From Monday 14 to Friday 19 August, Burton Bradstock will be filled with folk, classical and jazz music performed by internationally acclaimed musicians and some of the brightest young stars on the UK music scene.
From Saturday 12 to Sunday 20 August you’ll be able to enjoy a superb exhibition by West Country artists in the village hall. More information
A full programme will be published in coming weeks and tickets for Britain's friendliest festival go on sale at the beginning of June".
David Juritz Artistic Director
Friday, 2 June 2017The brilliantly gifted Welsh composer, Morfydd Owen, died in 1918 at the tragically early age of 26. Milos Milivojevic, Adrian Bradbury and David Juritz will play her two musical portraits of the cathedrals of Liège and Rheims in a programme that includes music by Bach, romantic pieces by Dvorak, a prayer from Saint-Saëns, and Brahms and Haydn in a more exuberant mood.
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata in G major BWV 1021
1. Adagio, 2. Vivace, 3. Largo, 4. Presto
Camille Saint-Saëns The Prayer
Morfydd Owen Trio (1915)
1. The cathedral at Liège, 2. The Cathedral at Rheims
Antonin Dvorak Four Romantic Pieces Op. 75
1,Allegro moderato, 2. Allegro maestoso, 3. Allegro appassionato, 4. Larghetto
Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dances
Tickets on sale from 7 May
Gill Redford 01308 897203
and Post Office Burton Bradstock
Festival HistoryInaugurated in 1981, the Burton Bradstock Festival of Music and Art takes places in mid-August, presenting an astonishing range of high quality events in just a few days, including orchestral concerts, evening and lunchtime recitals, jazz and World music, intimate late evening performances, and an art exhibition. Most of the concerts take place in Burton Bradstock’s exquisite 16th century church.
The Festival’s Musical Director is David Juritz, one of the world’s most celebrated violinists. David Juritz studied at the Royal College of Music where he won the college’s highest award, the Tagore medal. He was leader of the London Mozart players for 20 years and has appeared as a soloist in North and South America, the Far East, Europe, South Africa and Australia. His programming for the Festival combines inspired collaborations with an eclectic range of music to ensure there is truly something to surprise and delight everyone.
We are enormously grateful for the support of the Friends of the Festival, our private sponsors and many local businesses including: Nantes Solicitors, AmSafe Bridport, Waitrose, Palmers Wine Store, Hive Beach Cafe, Burton Bradstock Cars, Freshwater Beach Holidays..
Sponsorship and PressFor sponsorship, please contact Bill Cain.
For press enquiries, contact Elise Ripley.
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