Arcadia 2019

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Welcome to Arcadia 2019, a fête anniversaire  

This year's "Fête Anniversaire” celebrates 10 years of Arcadia and the 70th birthday of co-founder Eleanor Alberga. The 4-concert Festival includes several of Eleanor's compositions and highlights major works performed at Arcadia over the past 9 years.

Performed by an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians.

"Fête Anniversaire” is from 2-6 October 2019, and includes 4 concerts, a free opening taster event and an in-depth fully illustrated talk examining the music of Schoenberg, Messiaen and Shostakovich at this year’s Arcadia.

This Year's Arcadians:

Artistic Directors: Eleanor Alberga and Thomas Bowes
Composer: Eleanor Alberga
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etails of other artists to follow

Arcadia free opening event 
Wednesday 2nd October 7:30 pm The Sun Inn Leintwardine
Free taster concert at this unique parlour pub.

Thursday 3rd October 7:30 pm St Michael and All Angels Kingsland
JS Bach: Ricercar in 6 voices from ‘The Musical Offering’
Alberga: String Quartet no 3 (2001)
Schubert: Quintet D.956 ‘cello Quintet’

Friday 4th October 3:00 pm The Methodist Church Ludlow
An in-depth fully illustrated talk examining the music of Schoenberg, Messiaen and Shostakovich at this year’s Arcadia

Friday 4th October 7:30 pm St Mary Magdalene Leintwardine
Shostakovich: String Quartet no 7 opus 108
Schoenberg: ‘Verklärte Nacht’ (Tranfigured Night) opus 4
Alberga: ‘Succubus Moon’ (2005) for oboe and string quartet
Schubert: String Quartet D. 810 ‘Death and the Maiden’

Saturday 5th October 7:30 pm St Laurence Ludlow
Purcell: Fantasia upon One Note
Alberga: Piano Sonata (World Premiere)
Schubert: Quintet ‘The Trout’ D.667
Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time  

Sunday 6th October 4.00 pm St Giles Downton on the Rock
Schubert: String Quartet D.703 ‘Quartett Satz’
Bartok: from 44 Duos for 2 violins
Alberga: ‘Shining Gate of Morpheus’ for horn and string quartet
Purcell: Fantasia upon One Note
Shostakovich: String Quartet no 8 opus 110
Alberga: String Quartet no 2 (1994)

Tickets: Early bird subscription deal for the entire festival £50, only available until 31st July.  
Single concerts £15.00, talk £10.00. Accompanied under 16s free

From: Ludlow Assembly Rooms box office. 
1 Mill St, Ludlow, SY8 1AZ. www.ludlowassemblyrooms.co.uk.
Tel: 01584 878141.