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Festivals Classical

Aldeburgh Music

Organises the annual Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts every June, with further performances all year round, and education programmes for musicians and the wider community. Includes comprehensive details, news, and history. [Suffolk].

Bath Mozartfest

A November festival celebrating the music of Mozart and other great composers. Offers information about concerts and special events, with booking details.

BBC Proms

Presents an annual wide-ranging programme of concerts of classical, choral, and operatic music; includes a history, detailed programme, and information about outreach events.

Brinkburn Music Festival

Held in July at Brinkburn Priory, near Rothbury, Northumberland. Offers a programme, general information for visitors, and a guide to the history of the venue.

Cheltenham Music Festival

A long established annual festival offers their programme and ticket details.

Deal Festival of Music and the Arts

Offers an annual fortnight of music, centred on chamber music but also featuring a very wide range of other styles. Includes a history, programme, venue and ticket details. [Kent].

East Neuk Festival

An annual festival mainly of classical chamber music, held in Fife; includes a programme, venue details, and information about performers and ensembles.

English Haydn Festival

Celebrating the music of Haydn; includes a programme and ticket details.

The English Music Festival

Held every two years in Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, and dedicated to keeping works by English composers in the repertoire; includes programme, ticket booking, and information for visitors.

The Gwyl Gerdd Llanfyllin Festival

Established by members of the Allegri String Quartet in 1971; includes a concert programme, profiles of performers, and information about the area. [Powys, mid-Wales].

King’s Lynn Festival

Features mainly classical music held in some of the historic venues in the town; offers a programme, history and hall of fame, and practical information for visitors.

The Loch Shiel Spring Festival

A festival of chamber music held every May; includes their programme of performances, workshops, and master classes, with artist profiles. Also offers ticket details and a visitors' guide to the local area. [Inverness-shire].

Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music

Held every May in London; includes a programme, with details of tickets and venues.

Mendelssohn on Mull Festival

Held annually on the island of Mull; provides young professional musicians with opportunities to develop their skills at an advanced level. Includes a history, programme and notes, profile of participating musicians, and contacts.

North Wales International Music Festival

A week of music played by international classical artists in St Asaph Cathedral; offers a programme, news and reviews, and contacts.

North York Moors Chamber Music Festival

Offers a two week programme of performances in churches and venues across the Moors; includes schedule and ticket details.

Orchestra in a Field

Held annually on a Somerset farm; includes programme and ticket details, orchestra and artist profiles, news, and practical information for visitors about camping and facilities. http://www.facebook.com/orchestrainafield OrchestraField

Sherborne Abbey Festival -

An annual event with an extensive programme of classical, jazz, choral, and liturgical music; includes a programme and ticket details, with contacts and an archive of past years. https://www.facebook.com/sherborneabbeyfestival abbeyfestival


A festival of new and contemporary music in North East Scotland; offers their diary of performances and workshops, listing of performers and ensembles, with venue and ticket details. [Aberdeen].

Spitalfields Festival

Three weeks in June, and ten days in December, covering classical music and musics of the communities of Tower Hamlets; also involves a year-round programme of education and community work. Includes programmes, press releases, and venue details.

St Endellion Festivals

Organised annually at Easter and in summer near Port Isaac, Cornwall; with a programme, artist profiles, and contacts.

St Magnus Festival

Founded by Orkney's resident composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies; includes a programme of performances and workshops, booking information, a history, and details of their supporter scheme.

Tetbury Music Festival

Held in Gloucestershire in October; offers their programme, box office details, and an archive from previous years.

Windsor Festival

Information about their wide ranging programme of performances, venues, ticketing, and resources for visitors.

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