Stogumber Festival


Date: 2nd Sep 2017 3:00pm-11:00pm
Classical concerts and free live music at Stogumber Festival 3pm: World-class musicians Oliver Wass (harp) and Huw Wiggin (saxophone) in concert. These musicians are truly great virtuosi in their own right. Last year Oliver was the first ever harpist to be awarded the prestigious Guildhall Gold Medal and has performed at many of the major London venues, as has Huw Wiggin. Huw is professor of saxophone at the Royal Academy of Music and is a former Commonwealth Musician of the Year. Their varied programme will cover a range of works by Albonini, Bach, Debussy and Rachmaninov. The event takes place at St Mary’s Church, Stogumber (TA4 3TA) and tickets, priced at £8 and £15 each, are available from the Festival website (, by calling 0845 539 0168 or from Central Stores, Stogumber (01984 656214). 4.30pm Free music performances in the Village Square. 7.30pm Operatic evening featuring Karina Lucas (mezzo-soprano) with accompaniment by Rory Russell (guitar). A highly accomplished artist, Karina Lucas studied at the National Opera Studio and Royal Northern College of Music and has performed at the Royal Opera House and with Opera North. For this concert she will be accompanied by Rory Russell, who is also a member of the well-respected Aquarelle Guitar Quartet. The wide programme will include a selection of baroque arias by Handel and Gluck, traditional Celtic pieces such as the Skye Boat Song, works by Benjamin Britten and Catalan folk songs. Tickets are £10 and £20 and are available as above. 7.30pm Free music at the White Horse Inn, Village Square

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This event is brought to you by: Stogumber Festival
Location: TA4 3TA TA4 3TA
Booking: Booking essential
Charge: Concerts from £8, also free music in Village Square and White Horse Inn
Contact: 0845 539 0168

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