Sunday 28th July to Saturday 3rd August 2019


The Minehead Music Festival is 56 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 28th July at Minehead Methodist Church

7.30pm Young Artists concert given by Ellen Steward (Soprano) and Hetty Christopher (Trumpet)

Monday 29th July at Regal Theatre, Minehead 

Mozart.    Symphony No 31

Strauss.    Oboe Concerto (Soloist Suzie Thorne)

Beethoven.  Symphony No 4

Wednesday 31st July at Regal Theatre, Minehead

Kodaly.  Dances of Galanta

Mozart.  Piano Concerto in D Minor K466 (Soloist Mengyang Pan)

Tchaikovsky. Symphony No 5

Thursday 1st August at Avenue Methodist Church, Minehead

4.00pm Chamber concert:

Beethoven Rondino for Wind Octet

Weber Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano

Mozart Serenade in C minor

Saturday 3rd August at Regal Theatre, Minehead

Brahms. Variations on a theme of Haydn

Grieg.    Piano Concerto (Soloist Cyrus Cheng)

Elgar. Enigma Variations

All concert tickets for the Minehead Music Festival can be purchased at the Regal Theatre Minehead from 17th June.
01643 706430 

See Programme page for full details of all the concerts.

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