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The BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016
will be accompanied by his sister Isata Kanneh-
runner up in BBC Young Musician of the Year 2014.
Programme includes sonatas by Beethoven and Shostakovich
Visual Arts Exhibition
The annual Visual Art exhibition is at the heart of the Wooburn festival with invited artists and craft persons whose work is known and respected nationally An exciting range of styles and mediums, including original paintings, ceramics, sculptures, glass, and jewellery.
The exhibition will be opened by the featured artist Frank Taylor
The Heath Quartet have performed at the Wooburn Festival since 2006 and over this period have become a highlight of the Festival's classical music offerings.
“The Heath Quartet has established an exciting and original voice on the international chamber music scene -
Every now and then something truly spectacular happens. These three talented musicians have burst onto the Folk scene with a truly glorious sound and format.
Their music is a mix of their own beautiful and thought provoking original songs and stunning arrangements. Their voices meld perfectly in effortless and sublime close harmony and they accompany themselves on a range of acoustic instruments.
Folk Supper with the Wildwood Kin
Jazz Supper with the Nigel Price Trio
Nigel Price is one of the most highly regarded and in demand guitarists on the UK jazz scene today and was placed third in the 2014 British Jazz Awards for “best guitarist”.
He is a regular performer at Ronnie Scott’s and his organ trio won the 2010 Parliamentary Jazz Award for “best jazz ensemble”.
Special guest Matt Wates
Matt is an award-
and special guest Matt Wates
Barefoot Opera presents
Puccini’s La Bohème
one of opera’s most popular and unforgettable stories.
The Barefoot Opera company never fails to impress, entertain and inform us with their flair for visually and musically stunning presentation and the vitality of the professional singers starting out on their operatic careers.
Giacomo Puccini -
Lunchtime Concerts at All Saints Church
Lunchtime concerts have had to be moved from our traditional Wednesdays to Mondays and will now become part of the popular All Saints Church autumn lunchtime concert series.
The Church runs a weekly lunchtime concert series featuring musicians from the Royal College of Music and Royal Academy of Music, as well as local musicians and students.
Wooburn Festival is delighted to support the All Saints Church’s autumn lunchtime series.
Library Week at the Bourne End Library
Bourne End Library in association with the Wooburn Festival has invited Amanda Jennings to come and talk about her writing career. Her third book, In Her Wake, is a chilling, complex and profoundly moving and gripping psychological thriller that questions the nature of family
John Piper was one of the most popular, prolific and versatile British artists of the 20th century. He spent most of his working life living in Fawley, just outside Henley on Thames. Natalie Patel, Head of Collections & Exhibitions from the Henley River and Rowing Museum will speak about John Piper’s life and works.
Denise Beddows (DJ Kelly) lives in Buckinghamshire and has a background in research, investigation and intelligence analysis. Her latest book Buckinghamshire Spies and Subversives forms the basis for a fascinating talk with emphasis on the nefarious activities that have taken place in Wooburn and the immediate locality.
Cliveden, set high above the Thames with far reaching views, impressive gardens and majestic woodlands, capture the grandeur of a bygone age. Sandra Mooney and Stephen A'Court bring to life the story of this glittering hub of society and how through the generosity of supporters Cliveden is being preserved for everyone.
We are delighted to announce that the popular children’s workshop is back. Local professional musicians Dan & Marisa Cornford together with Jacqueline Brown and her team will lead the children on a magical journey of creative fun to illustrate Patrick’s adventures and to enjoy the music specially composed for the story.
Henry Dallal -
We are really excited that celebrated photographer Henry Dallal has agree to come to Bourne End Library to talk about his life long passion for photography and horses. His work has been exhibited worldwide and featured in publications internationally. Henry will speak on “The Nobility of Equine Pageantry” in which he shows some of his most famous images and tells of the photographs he has taken of royalty, world leaders and cavalry regiments around the world.
|A Jennings - Author|
|John Piper - Artist|
|DJ Kelly - Author|
|Henry Dallal - Photographer|
|Nigel Price Trio|
|Come & Sing|
|NMO Brass Workshop|
|About Heath Quartet|
|La Boheme story|
|Loddon Piano Quartet|