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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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Choral Concert

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

BMF Choral Workshop Singers | BMF Junior Choir | Gareth Williams Jazz Trio Conductor: Bob Chilcott | Piano: Peter Adcock. This concert is the culmination of the day’s Choral Workshop. Bob Chilcott’s works A Little Jazz Mass and Red Boots On will be performed.

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Busking at Budleigh Music Festival – Live Music For Free.

The Temple yorkshire, United Kingdom

Throughout the week we will be celebrating live music, both onstage and off. Several musicians have offered to give their time and expertise for free to help create a real Festival atmosphere. Please go along and listen in the garden outside Wesley’s Café, Temple Church, EX9 6NN - and maybe drop a few coins into […]

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ATAYA SONATA World Premiere

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

Schools Performance The world premiere of a specially commissioned work by Seckou Keita featuring some of the brightest and best young musicians nurtured by Future Talent, a pioneering charity dedicated to supporting gifted young musicians from low-income backgrounds across the UK.  Seckou has used his expertise in Kora playing  and unique composition style to create […]

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FANNY: THE OTHER MENDELSSOHN

Church on the Green 12 Station Road, Budleigh Salterton

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

We regret that this event has been cancelled due to the indisposition of Michael Morpurgo. Ticket holders have been informed via Ticket Source.