Welcome to the 2021 West Meon Music Festival

We are delighted to present the programme for this year's festival.
Thanks to generous suport from the Lottery Community Fund, Kawai and Coach House Pianos we are able to present more events this year than ever, some of which will be free entry. Details to follow.
There is still some doubt as to whether social distancing will be in place in September so the box office will open after July 19th when any remaining restrictions should be announced.

 

 

 

Thursday 9th September 7:30pm

St John the Evangelist, West Meon


Concert 1

Opening Concert
The Primrose Piano Quartet

masterclasses

Mozart

Piano Quartet in G minor K478


Brahms

Violin Sonata in A Major Op.100


Fauré

Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op.15

 

 

Friday 10th September 3pm

St John the Evangelist, West Meon


Masterclasses

 

masterclasses

Masterclasses with talented young string players and pianists from the area. Free entry.


 

 

Friday 10th September 7pm

St John the Evangelist, West Meon


Concert 2

Pictures at an Exhibition
Roman Kosyakov, piano.


 

RomanKosyakov

Recital by the winner of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition and Alexander Scriabin International Piano Competitions.
 


Mozart

Andante and Five Variations for Piano Duet


with John Thwaites

Beethoven

Sonata Op.10, No.3 in E flat


Mussorgsky

Pictures at an Exhibition


Ticket price includes a glass of wine.

Concert ends at 8:45pm

 

 

Friday 10th September 9:30pm (45 mins)

St John the Evangelist, West Meon


Concert 3

Who's afraid of Arnold Schoenberg?


RomanKosyakov

The Primrose present an informal and entertaining introduction to Schoenberg and his music.

 

Arnold Schoenberg

Six Little Piano Pieces Op.19


Arnold Schoenberg

String Trio Op.45


Refeshments available before the concert

 

 

Saturday 11th September 11am

St John the Evangelist, West Meon


Concert 4

The Magic Carpet

Children's Concert. A Magic musical journey with the Primrose Quartet.
Free event supported by the Lottery Community Fund, with collection in aid of the Rosemary Foundation

Refreshments available from 10:30

 

 

Saturday 11th September 11:30am

All Saints Church, East Meon


Concert 5

Laura Snowden

Laura Snowden

Hailed a "string sensation" by BBC Music Magazine, top young guitarist Laura Snowden will present an exciting and colourful programme including Villa-Lobos and her own compositions.

Ticket price includes coffee, served from 11am

Southampton classical guitar society

This concert is supported by the Southampton Classical Guitar Society in memory of John Coffey

 

 

Saturday 11th September 3pm (1 hour)

Church of Our Lady, Warnford


Concert 6

Maxim Calver, solo cello

Maxim Calver

BBC Young Musician Strings winner in 2018, Maxim Calver's programme will feature works by Bach and George Crumb.


A free event supported by the Lottery Community Fund, with collection in aid of the Rosemary Foundation.
NB. Due to the size of the church tickets are restricted to 2 per household on a first-come, first-served basis. See ticket page for details. In the event of social distancing regulations not being lifted, this concert may have to move to one of the other venues.

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Saturday 11th September 6.30pm

St John the Evangelist, West Meon


Pre-concert talk, "Brahms' Horn Trio"
with Steven Stirling & John Thwaites

Duration 30mins

 

 

Saturday 11th September 7.30pm

St John the Evangelist, West Meon


Concert 7

Brahms Horn Trio

with Steven Stirling, horn.

Steven Stirling

 

Schumann

Adagio and Allegro for horn and piano


Mozart

Divertimento for String Trio K563

Brahms

Horn Trio Op.40


 

 

 

Saturday 11th September 9pm

The Thomas Lord, West Meon


Brilliant local band Rehab play at the Thomas Lord Pub. Free entry with a collection in aid of the Rosemary Foundation.

 

 

Sunday 12th September 11:30am

St John the Evangelist, West Meon


Concert 8

Coffee Concert
The Primrose Piano Quartet

Sarasate

Pablo de Sarasate

 

Schubert

Arpeggione Sonata for Cello and Piano


Schubert

Impromptu in G flat D899


Brahms

Violin Sonata G Major, Op.78, arranged for viola and piano,


Pablo de Sarasate

Gipsy Airs for violin and piano


Coffee & biscuits included in ticket price served from 11am.


Concert 80 mins, no interval

 

 

Sunday 12th September 3pm

St John the Evangelist, West Meon


Concert 9

Festival Finale


with guests Jonathan Stone, violin and Kirsten Jenson, cello.

Sarasate

 

Joseph Haydn

String Quartet D major, Op.76, No.5


Saint-Saëns

Barcarolle for Piano Quartet


Franz Schubert

String Quintet C major, D956


Ticket price includes tea and cakes, served in the interval

 

 

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About us

Now in its ninth year, the West Meon Music Festival brings world-class chamber music performances to rural Hampshire.The West Meon Music Festival is run by the Primrose Piano Quartet, Susanne Stanzeleit, Dorothea Vogel, Andrew Fuller & John Thwaites

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