Upcoming events

July 2018

Classical Mixtape

The Ligeti Quartet performs as part of the Cheltenham Festival's Classical Mixtape evening.

Back by popular demand, Classical Mixtape presents short pieces of live music from different stages surrounding the audience in uninterrupted bliss. Stand, sit or lie where you like and let the spine-tingling sounds and amazing architecture of Tewkesbury Abbey transport you to another world.

Pay what you can from just £1. There is no booking fee for this concert.

July 2018

New Voices: Quartet Premieres

A performance including four world premieres, with works by Cheltenham Composer Academy Director Michael Zev Gordon, 2017 Academy alumni Sarah Rimkus and cellist Ayanna Witter-Johnson (commissioned by Cheltenham Music Festival), and one by 2017 RPS Composition Prize winner Bethan Morgan Williams (supported by the Susan Bradshaw Composers’ Fund). The programme is completed by a new work by young composer Christian Mason, commissioned by the Ligeti Quartet (supported by the Britten Pears Foundation and the City Music Foundation).

Supported by The Steel Charitable Trust

July 2018

World Shakuhachi Festival - Gala Opening Concert

  • Forest Trail and Currents, by John Kaizan Neptune (shakuhachi)

This concert, the Gala Opening Concert of the World Shakuhachi Festival 2018 in London, brings together many of the world’s best performers of the shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute, from all continents. It presents, at highest level, a broad cross-section of traditional and contemporary solo and ensemble music for shakuhachi.