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The annual Milton Abbey International Music Festival returns with another week of superb music-making. The Festival’s hosts, VOCES8, present vocal and orchestral programmes throughout the week in association with world-class visiting artists. The VOCES8 Summer School runs alongside the Festival, and this year the participants will prepare and perform Haydn’s rousing oratorio The Creation to close the week.
VOCES8 Summer School
Mon 29 July 8:00PM
Compline sung by VOCES8 and the VOCES8 Scholars.
Mon 29 July 8:30PM
Following their debut performance in the 2018 Festival, Paul Smith and Neil Valentine reprise ‘Reflections’ to celebrate the release of their album of the same name. Tickets include a drinks reception during which the CD will be on sale. All tickets £5
Tue 30 July 7:30PM
VOCES8 presents highlights from the group’s season.
Weds 31 July 7:30PM
J.S Bach’s St. John Passion performed by VOCES8 and the VOCES8 Scholars with the Academy of Ancient Music.
Thurs 1 August 2:30PM
Chamber choir performances by VOCES8 Summer School participants and the VOCES8 Scholars. £FREE!
Thurs 1 August 5:30PM
Festival Evensong with VOCES8 and the VOCES8 Scholars. £FREE!
Thurs 1 August 7:30PM
Jazz in the Abbey with Andy Dickens and his band. All tickets £15 on the door
Fri 2 August 7:00PM
The Senesino Players perform the Overture from The Magic Flute by W.A. Mozart and Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto no. 1, and are accompanied by VOCES8 and the VOCES8 Scholars for the UK premiere of Magnificat by contemporary American composer Taylor Davis.
Sat 3 August 4:00PM
Gala Festival performance of Haydn’s oratorio The Creation sung by VOCES8, the VOCES8 Scholars and the Milton Abbey International Music Festival Chorus, accompanied by the Senesino Players under the direction of Barnaby Smith. The concert also features a short performance by the VOCES8 Summer School’s junior participants.
Tickets (unless noted otherwise above)
£20 full price, £10 restricted view, £5 Under 18s, Festival Pass for all concerts £75