West Meon Music Festival

the primrose piano quartet Red Priest Tom Aldren Will Duerden Gabrielė Sutkutė

12th-15th September
The box office will open in June

2024 Programme


Thursday 12th September, 7:30pm

Opening Concert

St John the Evangelist

A glass of wine included, served during the interval


Mozart, Piano Quartet in G minor K 478
Dvorak Four Romantic Pieces Op 75a
Schubert   String Quartet in G major D 887

The  Primrose  Piano  Quartet,  Tom Aldren 


Friday 13th September, 7:30pm (70mins)

Russian Romantics

St John the Evangelist

N.B. tickets for those attending both this and concert 3 will be available at the usual price for a full-length concert (including a glass of wine)

Arensky Quartet in A minor Op 35
Lyapunov Piano Sextet Op 63

The Primrose Piano Quartet

Tom Aldren -violin

Will  Duerden- Double Bass


CONCERT  3  (50 mins)

Friday 13th September, 9pm

American Road Trip

 St John the Evangelist

Tickets for those attending both this and concert 2 will be available at the usual price for a full-length concert (including a glass of wine)

Informal late-night concert
The Primrose and brilliant young guests Tom Aldren and Will Duerden present a lighthearted whistle-stop musical tour of the states. Includes music by: Ives, Copland, John Adams, John Corlgiano, Morton Feldman, Marc o’Connor and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

The Primrose Piano Quartet

Will  Duerden- Double Bass   Tom Aldren -violin



Saturday 14th September, 11.30am  (1 hour)

Truly Madly Baroque

All Saints, East Meon

Coffee included,  served from 11am

A stunning programme of truly baroque classics, exploring themes of love, joy and madness, arranged and performed with Red Priest’s trademark energy, virtuosity and creativity. 
The programme will include music by: Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, Telemann, Corelli alongside a colourful array of works by lesser known baroque masters.

Red Priest



Saturday 14th September, 3pm  (1 hour)

Purcell  &  Mozart

Church of Our Lady, Warnford

Tea & Cakes included, served after the concert


Purcell Three Fantasias
Mozart Divertimento for string trio K 563  

the primrose string trio 



Saturday 14th September, 7:30pm 

Viennese    Romantics

St John the Evangelist

A glass of wine included, served during the interval

Schubert  Violin sonata in A major D 574
Beethoven sonata for cello and piano Op 69
 Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor Op 25

The Primrose Piano Quartet

 Free  Pub  CONCERT     

Sunday 14th September, 9:45-11pm

East Of Meon

The Thomas Lord

In aid of the Elizabeth Foundation


Foot-tapping Jazz and Latin from this brilliant local band in the Thomas Lord.

Free entry, with collection for the Elizabeth Foundation



Sunday 15th September, 11:30am 

Piano Recital

St John the Evangelist

Coffee included, served from 11am

Jean Phillipe Rameau Suite in D major  
Brahms Two Rhapsodies Op 79
Debussy Estampes
Prokofiev Sonata No.4 Op 29

Gabrielė Sutkutė


Sunday 15th September, 3:30pm 

German  Romantics

St John the Evangelist

Tea & cakes served in the interval

Emilie Mayer Nottorno for violin & piano
Fanny Mendelssohn Fantasia for cello & piano
Felix Mendelssohn  Viola Sonata
Robert Schumann  4 Fantasiestücke Op 12 
Robert Schumann Piano Quartet Op 47 
We would like to thank our sponsors Coach House Pianos who are again supplying the amazing Shigeru Kawai SK-EX hand-built piano

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