K’antu sing and play music from the Renaissance Duo Dorado play 17th century English music on violin and harpsichordBaroque dance daytime workshop with Mary Collins - map and photos of venue hereThe Musical and Amicable Society play baroque music for strings and wind soloistPride and Prejudice Ball in the Guildhall
Saturday 16 April
Saturday 16 April
Saturday 14 May
Worcestershire Early Music Festival April 2016
Exploring links between Early Music and Dance
Tickets for all festival events available from
Worcester Live Box Office - 01905 611427
Funding has been received from Bransford Trust, The Elmley Foundation, Co-Op and we have had support from Worcester Live which has allowed us reduced Worcester Festival registration fees, and a reduced fee for using the Guildhall.
Croome Four Seasons - Summer 2016
Friday 24 June - 7.30pm College Hall, Worcester Cathedral
Four Seasons - Four Soloists - The Musical and Amicable SocietyVivaldi Four Seasons - with a different soloist stepping out from the ensemble for each season…Bach Concerto for 2 violins in D minor BWV 1043Vivaldi Concerto in D minor from L’Estro Armonico for 2 violins and cello op 3 no 11Preceded at 6pm by a showcase of artwork and original compositions by pupils from four Worcester primary schools, inspired by Capability Brown and Vivaldi, as the culmination of the Croome Four Seasons project. Hosted by Worcestershire Early Music and King’s School, featuring pupils from King’s St Alban’s, Red Hill, Northwick Manor and St Barnabas primaries, supported by the Arts Council, the Bransford Trust, Worcestershire County Council Divisional Fund and the National Trust. Tickets are available from “We Got Tickets” (reference 355726)Ticket costs: •individuals £15 (£5 concessions under 18's)•couples £20•families £25Please note there is a small charge for this service.
The festival in one guise or another has been an annual event since 2006 when the first Worcester Early Music Weekend, a mini festival within the Worcester Festival, was run by Cathy Dew and Micaela Schmitz.Each year the festival has grown, with participation and education at its heart, and the ever popular Pride and Prejudice Ball taking place in the Guildhall.