Sunday 23rd July to Saturday 29th July 2017


The Minehead Music Festival is 54 years old this year. Each year it has provided a full symphony orchestra with internationally renowned soloists producing four concerts in a week in West Somerset.

All concerts feature the Festival Orchestra conducted by Richard Dickins.
The Festival has been described as “Music performed at a level of excellence always amazing to those who hear it, especially for the first time.” “… a most exciting and stimulating experience.”

The PROPOSED programme for this year’s Minehead Music Festival concerts include:

Sunday 23rd July at Minehead Methodist Church
6pm        Festival Praise
7.15pm   Young Artists Concert:   Daisy Hickson – clarinet &  Gregory Steward – tenor

Monday 24th July at Regal Theatre, Minehead 
Orchestral concert featuring soloist Sarah Thurlow (clarinet) –  Mozart Clarinet Concerto, Tippett Little Music for Strings, Mendelssohn Intermezzo from Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mozart Symphony No 40

Wednesday 26th July at Regal Theatre, Minehead
Orchestral concert featuring solist Gina McCormack (violin) – Bruch Scottish Fantasy, Smetana Vltava, Stravinsky Petrouchka.

Thursday 27th July at Avenue Methodist Church, Minehead
Chamber concert – arrangements and original pieces by Dove, Mozart, Haydn

Saturday 29th July at Regal Theatre, Minehead

Orchestral concert featuring soloist Cyrus Cheng (piano) – Liszt Piano Concerto No 1, Bizet L’Arlesienne Suite No 2, Dvorak Symphony No 9 From the New World

All concert tickets for the Minehead Music Festival can be purchased at the Regal Theatre Minehead from June (date TBA)
01643 706430 

See Programme page for full details of all the concerts.

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