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WOWFest CALENDAR 2018

Subject to modifications


OPENING CEREMONY

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Thursday 12th July 7.30pm
WELLS CATHEDRAL

with an introduction by Charles Hazlewood

National Schools Symphony Orchestra (UK)
Youth Chamber Orchestra VIOLINISSIMO (DE)

A. Bliss Suite from Things to Come
G. Wood Tuba Concerto
Plus music for string orchestra by Bach, Mozart, Dvorak, Piazzolla and others

Tuba Andrew McDade
Conductor Richard Dickins


RECITAL

Friday 13th July 1.05pm
WELLS CATHEDRAL

Choral recital tbc


FAMILY CONCERT

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Friday 13th July 4pm
CEDARS HALL

Youth Chamber Orchestra VIOLINISSIMO (DE)
Stringendo Sankt Augustin (DE)
BIS Kuala Lumpur String Orchestra (MY)

With the participation of The Blue School String Group

A family-friendly concert for string orchestras with beautiful music by Mendelssohn, Elgar, Grieg, Bach, Mozart and more


CONCERT

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Saturday 14th July 12pm
BISHOPS PALACE, Conference Room

Youth Chamber Orchestra VIOLINISSIMO (DE)

C.W. Gluck Iphigénie en Aulide
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto n.3 (I)         
A. Piazzolla Oblivion                                                               
A. Vivaldi Summer (Presto)
A. Dvorak String quartet op.96 (II)                      
A. Torok Indecision, The Commander Speaks!                 
W.A. Mozart Cassation, KV 63 (Adagio)                
E. Grieg Rigaudon, Holberg Suite                
E. Ysaye Exil!                                           
A. Piazzolla Fuga y misterio                                         

Soloists: Sandra Rieger, Clara Büsel, Jannis Roos, Leonie Herteux

Included with standard admission to Palace & Gardens


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EVENT

Saturday 14th July 1.30pm
CEDARS HALL


A presentation for all woodwind, brass and percussion students by the Royal Artillery Band. Please contact us to book your place!


CATHEDRAL SERVICE

Saturday 14th July 2.30pm
WELLS CATHEDRAL

BIS Kuala Lumpur String Quartet (MY)

Music by Barber and Mozart performed as part of the Zambia Link 40th anniversary Cathedral service


EVENT

Saturday 14th July c.3.40pm
WELLS

A procession by the Royal Artillery Band from Wells Cathedral to Bishops Palace


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PICNIC CONCERT

Saturday 14th July 4.45pm
BISHOPS PALACE, South Lawn

BIS Kuala Lumpur Brass & Saxophone Ensembles (MY)

Jazz and classics by Handel, Glass, Arnold & Debussy

Free entrance after 4pm for concert-goers


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PICNIC CONCERT

Saturday 14th July 5.30pm
BISHOPS PALACE, South Lawn

Stringendo Sankt Augustin (DE)

F. Mendelssohn String Symphony n.9
W.A. Mozart Divertimento in D

Conductor Christiane Kraus

Free entrance after 4pm for concert-goers


CLOSING CEREMONY

Sunday 15th July 10am
TOWN HALL, Wells

BIS Kuala Lumpur Senior Orchestra (MY)
Stringendo Sankt Augustin (DE)

A celebratory programme of film music and classics to end our concert series in Wells and bid farewell to our musicians!


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CONCERT

Sunday 15th July 2pm
ST JOHN'S CHURCH, Glastonbury

BIS Kuala Lumpur Ensembles (MY)

Music for string ensembles by Bach, Barber and Mozart

 

 

All events are FREE unless stated otherwise. Please contact us to register your interest and guarantee your place