Welcome to the 2021 West Meon Music 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 to attend. See individual concert descriptions and the Tickets page for more details.




Thursday 9th September 7:30pm

St John the Evangelist, West Meon

Concert 1

Opening Concert
The Primrose Piano Quartet



Piano Quartet in G minor, K478


Violin Sonata in A Major, Op.100


Piano Quartet No.1 in C Minor, Op.15

Ticket price includes a glass of wine.



Friday 10th September 3pm

St John the Evangelist, West Meon




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



Friday 10th September 7pm

St John the Evangelist, West Meon

Concert 2

Pictures at an Exhibition

Roman Kosyakov, piano.



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


Andante and Five Variations for Piano Duet in G major, K501

with John Thwaites


Sonata Op.10, No.3 in E flat


Pictures at an Exhibition

Ticket price includes a glass of wine.

Concert ends at 8:45pm



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

St John the Evangelist, West Meon

Concert 3

The Mirror Crack'd

Contemporary Reflections of the Renaissance

James Macmillan

Sir James Macmillan


The Primrose present an informal concert featuring works by 20th and 21st century composers


Arvo Pärt,

Spiegel in Spiegel

György Kurtág,

Six Violin Pieces

Bohuslav Martinu,


György Kurtág,

Seven Last Words

piano duet with Tanya Avchinnikova

James Macmillan,

A Different World

Refeshments available before the concert

Free entry on the door at 9pm (after concert 2 finishes.)



Saturday 11th September 11am

St John the Evangelist, West Meon

Concert 4

The Magic Carpet

Children's Concert, Bring a bear!

Magic Carpet

An enchanted musical journey with the Primrose Quartet

Look out your old spare cash

This is a free event courtesy of the Lottery Community Fund so please
support generously our wonderful partner charity the Rosemary Foundation,
providing a hospice at home service for the local community.
Though we hope to have a contactless machine for donations why not empty
that jar or drawer of all the cash you used to use before COVID?

Doors open at 10:30am, arrive early to avoid disappointment and reserve your seat with your bear.

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 Laura Snowden will present an exciting and colourful pr