28 September

5pm – 6pm
Marble Hall

A Family Affair

Talk by Stephen Johnson joined by pianist Tom Poster and cellist Guy Johnston to set the scene for the 2023 Festival theme

7.30pm – 9.30pm
Marble Hall

Thursday’s Festival Family

Beethoven Sextet in E flat

Holmboe Notturno

Ligeti Bagatelles

Schumann Kinderszenen

Coleridge-Taylor Nonet in F minor

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

Orsino Winds

Ben Goldscheider horn

29 September

5pm – 6pm
Marble Hall

Horn Recital

Schumann Phantasiestücke Op. 88

Joseph Phibbs Horn Sonata – world première

Brahms Horn Trio in E flat

Ben Goldscheider horn

Magnus Johnston violin

Guy Johnston cello

Tom Poster piano

Pre-concert talk with Stephen Johnson in Long Gallery 4.15pm – 4.45pm. Free to attend

7.30pm – 9.30pm
Marble Hall

Friday’s Festival Family

Tailleferre Sonate champêtre

Milhaud Sonatine

Poulenc Élégie

Poulenc Sextet

Walker Lyric for Strings

Dohnányi Sextet

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

Orsino Winds

Pre-concert talk with Stephen Johnson in Long Gallery 6.45pm – 7.15pm. Free to attend

30 September

Midday – 1pm
Marble Hall

Song Recital

Bach 3 Chorales for voice cello and piano (arr. Britten) interspersed with 2 French suite movements for solo piano

Brahms Two Lullabies

Schubert Auf dem Strom & Hirt auf dem Felsen

Schumann Fantasiestücke

Tavener 3 movements for voice and cello

Tavener Chant solo cello

Berlioz La Captive

Ruby Hughes soprano

Huw Watkins piano

Guy Johnston cello

2pm – 3pm
St Etheldreda’s Church

Family Concert

Leopold Mozart Toy Symphony

Rachel Bruerville Dancing on Tiptoes

Purcell School Student World Première

Vivaldi Four Seasons Autumn

James Slimings animateur

Purcell School for Young Musicians

Paul Hoskins conductor

Dancers from Trinity Laban Conservatoire for Music and Dance

3.30pm – 4.30pm
The Old Palace

The Invisible Force behind a Musical Family

Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason and Gillian Johnston in conversation with Nicole Wilson. Event organised in partnership with ESTA UK

5pm – 6pm
Marble Hall

Saturday’s Festival Family

Robin Holloway Bassoon Quartet – world première

Beethoven Septet in E flat

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

Orsino Winds

8pm – 10pm
Marble Hall

Jazz Concert

The Julian Bliss Quintet

With their irrepressible, jazz-infused energy, The Julian Bliss Quintet returns to HHCMF for an exciting evening showcasing the pianoneers of jazz. With music composed and made famous by legends such as Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Thelonius Monk, Louis Armstrong and Chick Corea, this dynamic and exciting quintet will have you dancing in your seats!

1 October

Midday – 1pm
Marble Hall

Voices and Viols

Vocal Consort, Ensemble Pro Victoria, joins forces with viol consort, Arculo, to perfom verse anthems and solo songs from the reign of Queen Elizabeth 1. Pre-concert talk with Bill Hunt in Long Gallery, Free to attend

2.45pm – 3.30pm
St Etheldreda’s Church

Young Musicians’ Platform

Featuring Bishop’s Hatfield Girls’ School, St George’s School and Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival Youth Choir

4pm – 6pm
The Old Palace

Festival Finale

Brahms Double Concerto

Haydn Creation (abridged version)

Magnus Johnston violin

Guy Johnston cello

Sophie Bevan soprano

Dominic Bevan tenor

Ben Bevan bass

Orion Orchestra

HHCMF Youth Choir

Nicholas Daniel conductor

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Hatfield, Hertfordshire,

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President — The Marquess of Salisbury
Patron — HRH The Duchess of Kent
Artistic Director — Guy Johnston

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