Lasham Music Festival
Wednesday 5th to Sunday 9th June - Starting at
St Mary's Church Lasham
Lasham Classical Music Festival’s annual festival begins on Wednesday 5th June and concludes on Sunday 9th June 2019 with St Mary’s Church Lasham the venue for all concerts. This year’s programme explores a wealth of music influenced by the conflicts of war.
Wednesday 5th June - 7.30pm The opening concert at St. Mary’s Church Lasham opens the festival with Britten’s Temporal Variations and Edward Elgar’s Piano Quintet.
Friday 7th June We have introduced a mid-day concert featuring
Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du soldat (The Soldier’s Tale) for violin, clarinet & piano.
On Saturday our supper concert explores the theme of conflict with John Williams’s “Theme from Schindler’s List” from the 1994 Best Picture, two movements of Copland’s ballet ‘Billy the Kid’ and Prokofiev’s Overture on Hebrew Themes.
The festival concludes with two works directly influenced by the second world war, Ernest Moeran’s Fantasy Quartet and Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time which was written whilst he was a prisoner of war in a German camp.
Tickets online at EventBrite and in person from Newbury Building Society, Alton and The Royal Oak, Lasham Tickets £5-10 for adults with under 18’s and students with ID free! Website lashamusicfestival.co.uk