Sunday 26th July to Saturday 1st August 2020


The Minehead Music Festival is 57 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 programme for this year’s Minehead Music Festival concerts is:

Sunday 26th July at Minehead Methodist Church


Monday 27th July at Regal Theatre, Minehead 

Britten Simple Symphony

Bach Violin Concerto in A minor (soloist – Maya Magub)

Mozart Symphony No 41 (Jupiter)

Wednesday 29th July

Verdi Overture Nabucco

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major Op 61 (soloist – Tamsin Waley-Cohen)

Sibelius Symphony No 5

Thursday 30th July (Methodist Church)


Saturday 1st August

Bizet Carmen Suite No 1

Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez (soloist – Gary Ryan)

Saint-Saëns Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah

Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1919)


All concert tickets for the Minehead Music Festival can be purchased at the Regal Theatre Minehead from 15th June.
01643 706430 

See Programme page for full details of all the concerts.

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