Pour l’Amour de la Musique

Opening Night Gala Concert

Thursday 26 September, 7.30pm, Marble Hall

Ravel Introduction and Allegro (1905) for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet
Poulenc Oboe Sonata
Debussy Danse sacrée et danse profane for Harp and Quartet
Messager Solo de Concours
Fauré Piano Quartet No.1 in C minor Op.15

Katya Apekisheva piano
Julian Bliss clarinet
Nicholas Daniel oboe
Guy Johnston cello
Anneleen Lenaerts harp
Navarra Quartet
Charles Owen piano
Adam Walker flute

Tickets: £38, £27, £16

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Pre-concert talk by Stephen Johnson 6.45pm

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Inspireé Par La Harpe

Friday 27 September, 5pm, Marble Hall

Fauré Impromptu No.6 for Harp in D flat
Ravel Sonatine for Harp, Flute & Cello
Satie Trois Gymnopédies
Debussy Sonata for Flute, Viola & Harp

Nicholas Daniel oboe
Guy Johnston cello
Anneleen Lenaerts harp
Adam Walker flute

Tickets: £27, £22, £16

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Soirée Concert

Friday 27 September, 8pm, Marble Hall

Françaix String Trio in C major
Ravel Miroirs
Ibert Entre’acte for Flute and Harp
Poulenc Flute Sonata
Debussy Première Rhapsodie (Chamber Version)

Julian Bliss clarinet
Anneleen Lenaerts harp
Navarra Quartet
Charles Owen piano
Adam Walker flute

Tickets: £38, £27, £16

Festival Pass: Book 8+ concerts and receive a 10% discount (applied automatically at checkout)

Pre-concert talk by Stephen Johnson 7.25pm

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Family Concert: Carnival of the Animals

Saturday 28 September, 1pm, St. Etheldreda’s Church

Programme includes:
Milhaud Scaramouche: Suite for Two Pianos Op.165b
Debussy Children’s Corner (extracts)
Saint-Saëns The Carnival of the Animals

Katya Apekisheva piano
Charles Owen piano
Paul Hoskins conductor
Laetitia Stott presenter
Purcell School Orchestra

Tickets: £12 (under 18 £6)

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Salon Concert

Saturday 28 September, 5pm, Long Gallery

Ravel Duo for Violin and Cello
Debussy String Quartet in G Minor Op.10

Navarra Quartet
Guy Johnston cello

Tickets: £27, £22, £16

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Rhapsody & Première

Saturday 28 September, 8pm, Marble Hall

Ravel Rapsodie espagnole (Piano Duet)
Loeffleur Two Rhapsodies for Oboe, Viola, Piano
Poulenc Sonata for Two Clarinets
Mark Simpson Oboe Quartet
Commissioned by Wigmore Hall, Leicester International Music Festival and Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival.
Franck Piano Quintet in F minor

Katya Apekisheva piano
Julian Bliss clarinet
Nicholas Daniel oboe
Navarra Quartet
Charles Owen piano

Tickets: £38, £27, £16

Festival Pass: Book 8+ concerts and receive a 10% discount (applied automatically at checkout)

Pre-concert talk by Stephen Johnson 7.25pm

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Masterclass

Sunday 29 September, 11am-1pm, The Old Palace

Navarra Quartet

Students from the Royal Academy of Music present movements from the Debussy and Ravel String Quartets in a masterclass with the Navarra Quartet

Tickets: £15 (Under 18 £7.50)

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Young Musicians Platform

Sunday 29 September, 2-5pm, St Etheldreda’s Church

Students from Mid Herts Centre for Music & Arts (part of Hertfordshire Music Service).

Free to attend, no booking required.


L’invitation Au Chateau

Sunday 29 September, 5pm, Marble Hall

Poulenc L’Invitation au Chateau
Fauré Élégie
Ravel Shéhérazade
Edith Piaf Hymne à l’amour

Katya Apekisheva piano
Julian Bliss clarinet
Guy Johnston cello
Magnus Johnston violin
Charles Owen piano
Siobhan Stagg soprano

Tickets: £27, £22, £16

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Festival Finale

Sunday 29 September, 7.30pm, The Old Palace

Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte
Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No.1 Op.33
Fauré Seven Songs (2010) arr. Colin Matthews
Fauré Requiem Op.48

Mark Austin conductor
Ed Ballard baritone
Guy Johnston cello
Siobhan Stagg soprano
Faust Chamber Orchestra
Hertfordshire Chorus

Tickets: £43, £30, £19

Festival Pass: Book 8+ concerts and receive a 10% discount (applied automatically at checkout)

Pre-concert talk by Stephen Johnson 6.45pm

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