Thursday July 12th

Opening Concert

  • 7.30pm
  • Thursday July 12th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

London Bridge Trio (David Adams: violin, Kate Gould: cello, Daniel Tong: piano). Lesley Hatfield: violin, Rebecca Jones: viola, Alice Neary: cello, Robin Green: piano.

  • Fanny Mendelssohn: Piano trio in D minor op.11
  • Huw Watkins: String Trio
  • Brahms: Piano quartet in C minor op.60

£16 free for 8-25 year olds

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Friday July 13th

Relaxed Concert

  • 1.30pm
  • Friday July 13th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

A relaxed concert performed in a supportive environment for those with special needs and their carers. Music to include works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Purcell, Tovey and Vasks. Donations accepted after the concert.

London Bridge Trio (David Adams: violin, Kate Gould: cello, Daniel Tong: piano) Lesley Hatfield: violin, Tom Hanky: viola, Alice Neary: cello, Robin Green: piano

Free

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Concert

  • 7.30pm
  • Friday July 13th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

London Bridge Trio (David Adams: violin, Kate Gould: cello, Daniel Tong: piano) Alice Neary: cello

  • Donald Tovey: Sonata for two cellos in G major
  • Robert Schumann: Piano Trio no 1 in D minor op.63
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor op.49

£16 free for 8-25 year olds

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Saturday July 14th

Family Concert

  • 10.30am
  • Saturday July 14th
  • All Saints Church

Magnificently Magical Musical Time Machine. Join Lenny Sayers with festival musicians and children from Fairfield Primary school in an interactive, fun concert for all the family. Music by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Lenny Sayers, and even the Saglietti trombone quintet! Lenny is not only principal bass clarinettist of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales but also a brilliant composer and presenter of family concerts.

£5 for kids, adults go free

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Young Musicians Showcase

  • 1.15pm
  • Saturday July 14th
  • All Saints Church

A concert given by talented, local musicians - judging by last years event, this is something not to miss! Donations towards the festival appreciated.

Free

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Pre-concert talk with James Lea

  • 6.15pm
  • Saturday July 14th
  • All Saints Church

A talk to introduce and reveal the secrets of Schoenberg’s expressionist masterpieces, Verklärte Nacht and the String Trio before performances in tonights concerts.

Free with a Saturday evening concert ticket

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Concert

  • 7.00pm
  • Saturday July 14th
  • All Saints Church

Rebecca Evans: soprano, David Adams: violin, Lesley Hatfield: violin, Rebecca Jones: viola, Tom Hankey: viola, Alice Neary: cello, Kate Gould: cello, Chris Wescott: double bass, Samantha Maskrey: reader

  • Mozart: String Quintet in C major k.515
  • Antonin Dvorák (arr. David Matthews): Love Songs op.83 for soprano and string quintet
  • Verklärte Nacht: Poem read by Samantha Maskrey
  • Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht op.4 for string sextet

£16 free for 8-25 year olds

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Candlelit Concert

  • 9.30pm
  • Saturday July 14th
  • All Saints Church

Lesley Hatfield: violin, David Adams: viola, Tom Hankey: viola, Kate Gould: cello, Alice Neary: cello

  • Henry Purcell: Fantasias for string trio
  • Peteris Vasks: Das Buch for solo cello
  • Arnold Schoenberg: String Trio op.45

£7.50 free for 8-25 year olds

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Sunday July 15th

Coffee Concert

  • 11.15am
  • Sunday July 15th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

Coffee and patisserie provided by Waterloo Tea and generously sponsored by Richard Morgan.

Rebecca Evans: soprano, Kate Gould: cello, Alice Neary: cello, Daniel Tong: piano, Robin Green: piano

  • Maurice Ravel: La Mere l’Oye (Mother Goose) for piano 4 hands
  • Claude Debussy: Sonata for cello and piano
  • César Franck: Le Sylphe for soprano cello and piano
  • Maurice Ravel: Songs

£12.50 inc coffee, free for 8-25 year olds

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Afternoon Tea Concert

  • 3.00pm
  • Sunday July 15th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

Programme to include light salon music and tangos. Tea, biscuits and cake supplied by Waterloo Tea and included in the ticket price.

David Adams and Lesley Hatfield: violin, Rebecca Jones and Tom Hankey: violin, Alice Neary: cello, David Stark: double bass, Donal Bannister: trombone, Robin Green: piano

  • Rossini: String Sonata in G
  • Piazzolla: Oblivion
  • Pleyel: Theme and Variations for cello and bass
  • Kreisler: Liebesleid and Liebesfreud for violin and piano

£10 inc tea and biscuits - free for 8-25 year olds

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Festival Finale

  • 7.30pm
  • Sunday July 15th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

Rebecca Evans: soprano, David Adams: violin, Lesley Hatfield: violin, Rebecca Jones: viola, Tom Hankey: viola, Alice Neary: cello, Kate Gould: cello, Robin Green: piano, David Stark: double bass

  • Mozart: Piano Quartet in G minor k.478
  • Beethoven: Scottish Songs for soprano and piano trio
  • Antonin Dvorak: String Quintet in G major op.77

£16 free for 8-25 year olds

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The Festival

World class concerts against a backdrop of stunning seascapes. Our distinguished musicians bring the international stage to Penarth.

Venues

The Artists

Our distinguished musicians bring the international stage to Penarth.

Artistic Directors

David Adams and Alice Neary

Patron

Rebecca Evans