7-21st August 2021

Our history is punctuated by defining moments which influence the course of humanity and its cultures.

Indeed, we are living through some sort of epoch right now.

Let us give context to this experience by exploring those turning points through the power of music which gave them full expression.

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Violin: Benjamin Baker, Rachel Kolly, Sasha Rhaiklina, Victoria Sayles, Charlotte Scott and Maria Włoszczowska


Viola: Meghan Cassidy, Bryony Gibson-Cornish, Timothy Ridout and Simon Tandree


Cello: Claude Frochaux, Rebecca Gilliver and Jamie Walton


Bass: Nikita Naumov


Piano: Katya Apekisheva, Alasdair Beatson and Christian Chamorel


Clarinet: Matthew Hunt

Bassoon: Amy Harman


Mezzo soprano: Anna Huntley


Tenor: James Gilchrist


For the first time this year, we will also be staging a series of five Young Artists Recitals, showcasing young talent from the Royal Academy of Music. The venue will be confirmed in the summer.