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Ulverston International Music Festival countdown!

Eagerly anticipated festival set to launch on 31 May!

Take your seat – Ulverston International Music Festival’s more than classical 20th Anniversary – is about to begin!

A warm welcome awaits you at each of the twenty-four performances – from classical to jazz to tango. With events happening throughout the day here at The Coro and at places in and around Ulverston.

Tickets remain for headline acts including:

Wednesday 5 June 7.30pm THE CORO – The Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain ever popular, so come along for what promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Thursday 6 June 7.30pm THE CORO – French Impressions celebrates French chamber music. Expect a gorgeous programme of Debussy, Fauré and lesser-known composers D’Indy and Sancan. Be drawn into the intimate experience this evening with Anthony Hewitt and friends playing together.

Friday 7 June 1pm THE CORO – Knowing Your Place: Ideas of the North in Words & Music – with locally born & bred and extraordinarily talented singer Jess Dandy, pianist Anthony Hewitt and poet Neil Curry.
11.30am Join the performers for an informal, introductory talk and Q&A

Friday 7 June 7.30pm THE CORO – Jazz Night – Dave Bristow Quintet for Jazz lovers who like their jazz more gentle and subtle, without the ear-splitting decibel levels that often accompany contemporary groups – this is for you. ‘The blend and balance of sound is glorious’ Anthony Hewitt.

Saturday 8 June 7pm THE CORO The Royal Northern Sinfonia – arguably Britain’s best chamber orchestra – with Anthony Hewitt, internally-renowned classical pianist and the Festival’s Director, in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.17 in G major. The remarkable cellist Maja Bogdanović is soloist in Saint Saëns’s Cello Concerto No. 1, and the evening will end with Beethoven’s Symphony No.7.

Sunday 9 June 4 pm THE CORO Tea to Tango this year will be our final performance and to celebrate then Festival’s 20th anniversary it will be accompanied by celebratory tea & scones! Dancers Letitia Wilkinson & Andes Sosa will enhance the spectacle. Bring your dancing shoes!

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