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Past Festivals

The Budleigh Music Festival started life as the Budleigh Salterton Festival in 2005, when visionaries Roger and Brenda Bowen founded an annual arts festival in this small seaside town. The aim of the first few Festivals was to deliver a … Continue reading

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Bath Philharmonia

Saturday 18th July at 7.30pm St Peter’s Church Cello – Laura van der Heijden Violin – Sophie Langdon Conductor – Jason Thornton Vivaldi: Cello Concerto in D major RV403 Max Richter: The Four Seasons Recomposed Vivaldi: Cello Concerto in E … Continue reading

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Music We Love

Friday 17th July at 7.30pm St Peter’s Church Violin – Viktoria Mullova Double Bass – Misha Mullov-Abbado Mullov–Abbado: Blue Deer Mullov–Abbado: BrazilShalom Chanoch: Shir Lelo ShemTrad. (Brazil): Caico J.S.Bach: Violin Sonata No. 1 Mvts. 1 & 2 Prokofiev: Sonata for … Continue reading

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Journey of the Mayflower

Thursday 16th July at 7.30pm St Peter’s Church Choir – Stile Antico John Amner: A Stranger here Thomas Tomkins: Woe is me Orlando Gibbons: O Lord in thy wrath and O Clap your hands Jan Sweelinck: Estans assis aux rives … Continue reading

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Peace in Our Time

Wednesday 15th July at 7.30pm Temple Methodist Church L’Ondon Ensemble Clarinet – Sacha Rattle Piano – Zeynep Ozsuca Violin – Maria Włoszczowska Cello – Bartholomew LaFollette Narrator – Joanna David Stravinsky: The Soldier’s Tale Suite Brahms: Clarinet Trio Op.114 Messiaen: … Continue reading

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Budleigh Festival Orchestra

Tuesday 14th July at 7.30pm St Peter’s Church Violin – Benjamin Baker Conductor – Nicholas Marshall Beethoven: Overture to Egmont Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto Beethoven: Symphony No.3 (Eroica) In 1770, Ludwig van Beethoven was born into very inconspicuous surroundings in the … Continue reading

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Rising Stars Recital

Monday 13th July at 7.30pm Temple Methodist Church Piano – Lauren Zhang Haydn: Variations in F minor, Hob.XVII.6 Chopin:  Sonata in B minor, Op.58 Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 935 Liszt: Reminiscences de Norma Lauren Zhang is simply a sensational musician. … Continue reading

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Celebrity Recital

Saturday 11th July at 7.30pm St Peter’s Church Guitar – Miloš Karadaglić Bach: Suite BWV 997 Granados: Andaluza and Oriental Albéniz: Asturias Villa Lobos: Five Preludes Duplessy: Cavalcade Born in Montenegro, Miloš Karadaglić is regarded as one of the world’s … Continue reading

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For the Beauty of the Earth

Friday 10th July at 7.30pm St Peter’s Church Soprano – Elin Manahan Thomas Harp – Catrin Finch Rutter: For the beauty of the earth Purcell: Fairest Isle – Music for a while Howard: Birdsong Dilys Elwyn Edwards: Sweet Suffolk Owl … Continue reading

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Evening Concerts 2020

Sadly the 2020 Festival had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The following were the evening concerts that had been planned for that Festival.

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