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Choral Workshop with Bob Chilcott

St Peter's Church 7 The Lawn, Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom

Bob Chilcott returns to the Festival by popular demand, following the success of our 2023 choral workshop. We are thrilled that Bob has chosen to conduct the 20th anniversary performance of his enormously successful Little Jazz Mass at the Budleigh Music Festival. Originally performed by a choir of 400 singers in New Orleans in 2004, […]

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FANNY: THE OTHER MENDELSSOHN

Public Hall Station Road, Budleigh Salterton, Devon

Fanny Mendelssohn’s great, great, great granddaughter Sheila Hayman brings her 2023 BBC film ‘Fanny: The Other Mendelssohn’, a coproduction with Mercury Studios, to Budleigh Music Festival. This will be followed by a Q&A session with the director. Sheila is a BAFTA Fulbright winning documentary filmmaker, Director’s Fellow at the MIT Media Lab and Advisor to […]

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LA VIE EN ROSE

The Temple yorkshire, United Kingdom

TEA & TUNES The south-west’s favourite gypsy jazz and hot swing band has a well-earned reputation for its take on the ‘Hot Club’ style as fresh today as when Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli first conjured it from the back streets of Pigalle. Join them for toe-tapping rhythms and soaring melodies combined in a virtuoso […]

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CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS

St Peter's Church 7 The Lawn, Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom

In collaboration with Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival. READER - MICHAEL MORPURGO CELLO - CLARE O’CONNELL We are delighted to welcome internationally acclaimed author Michael Morpurgo to read from his book of poems Carnival of the Animals with musical interludes by Clare O’Connell. Michael Morpurgo is one of the UK’s best-loved authors and storytellers. He has […]