Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of […]
For the opening concert of this year’s Music-next-the-sea chamber music festival, Artistic Director Adam Johnson presents a programme of works for piano and string trio. The beautiful Alwyn ‘Phantasy’ is matched by the Debussy Piano trio and the beethoven Piano Quartet. Debussy Piano Trio in G Alwyn Phantasy for Piano Quartet Beethoven Piano Quartet in […]
Mathew Wadsworth – Theorbo Highly acclaimed Teorbo and Lute player Mathew Wadsworth returns to Music-next-the-Sea for a lunchtime recital of French and other European composers, set in the magical atmosphere of St. Margaret’s Church. Refreshments will be served afterwards.
Adam Johnson – Piano For the second evening performance, two of the greatest piano quartets in the repertoire share this programme. The much-loved Mozart Piano Quartet will be in the first half and the monumental Fauré Piano Quartet in the second. Fauré Dolly Suite for Piano Duet Op. 56 Mozart Piano Quartet No. 1 in G […]
French Finale For the final of ‘Music-next-the-Sea’ 2019 Flautist Dan Watts shares the stage with Bassonist Liz trigg, Soprano Colette Boushell and Adam johnson at the piano. They present a wonderfully varied programme of French masterpieces for solo, duo, trios and culminating in a newly arranged version of the virtuosic ‘Je veux Vivre’ from ‘Romeo […]
28 - 30 June
Admission to all four concerts in the Festival