Dartington International Summer School & Festival 2018 – Week 3

Fees for courses, concerts, accommodation and catering: full information is available on the Dartington website.

Speakers and performers: Jane Glover, Harriet Walter, Dartington Festival Orchestra, Felicity Lott, Joanna MacGregor, Florian Mitrea, Alfred Brendel, Adrian Brendel, Sarah Gabriel, and Richard Williams.

Events Description

Haydn’s The Creation with Jane Glover; Imogen Cooper, Harriet Walter and Felicity Lott; Brazilian music; Oh, What a Lovely War and West Side Story.

Jane Glover conducts the Dartington Choir in Haydn’s magisterial masterpiece The Creation, narrated by the wonderful Harriet Walter. The Dartington Festival Orchestra begins its two-week residency with the Conductors Programme; the Advanced Opera Course, Mozart’s beautiful and witty Marriage of Figaro, is coached by the much-loved soprano Felicity Lott, visiting Dartington for the very first time.

It’s great week for pianists, with masterclasses from the great Imogen Cooper, piano concerto classes with Joanna MacGregor, and tuition in four-hand and two-piano repertoire with Florian Mitrea. Alfred Brendel brings his wit and wisdom, and Adrian Brendel directs the strings faculty. There’s be a packed programme of chamber music tuition all week.

Sarah Gabriel and Richard Williams celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s centenary directing all-comers with Scenes from West Side Story, as well as Lerner and Loewe’s Kiss Me Kate; and the Advanced Music Theatre Course marks the end of the First World War with Joan Littlewood’s searing Oh, What a Lovely War. There’ll also be classes in Brazilian music, dance and song.

Organizers

Dartington Hall Trust

https://www.dartington.org/

About the organiser

Dartington Hall Trust works to help build stronger communities.

Contact information

summerschool@dartington.org

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