The 100-strong Gaudeamus Chorale is one of the country’s leading non-professional choirs. They have performed widely in many of the great cathedrals of this country and across Europe. This concert is the first of three in their 2022 UK tour to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society under the patronage of Angela Rippon CBE. Supported by four fantastic international soloists, ... Read More
A welcome return to Oundle to this vibrant and thrilling band, led by jazz violin superstar Christian Garrick. They play a blistering barrage of traditional folk and gypsy-flavoured music from across the Balkans and Russia, Klezmer laments, Romanian Doinas, Hungarian Czardas and their own unique re-imaginings of some of the biggest pieces ever written by the greats. The Budapest Café ... Read More
West End musical theatre duo Ferris & Milnes have received standing ovations on both sides of the Atlantic. Making their debut at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, they have played the Lincoln Center (NYC), Trafalgar Square West End LIVE (watch them below playing to a crowd of thousands), Lytham Festival West End Proms, The Tower of London, and in the West ... Read More
William Whitehead organ In a late-night candlelit concert, internationally renowned organist William Whitehead’s programme features Bach chorale preludes and contemporary responses to them. The touching funeral motet, O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, written in Bach’s Leipzig years, contrasts with organ music in a wide variety of styles, including several commissioned for the Orgelbüchlein Project, written on Passiontide and valedictory themes. Students ... Read More
Quentin Thomas and Alec Hone formed a now legendary duet partnership a few years ago and we are delighted to welcome them back to the 2021 Festival after a thrilling, virtuosic programme in 2019. Their programme is inspired by ‘visceral images’, encompassing the sea as depicted so strongly and inimitably by Debussy in La Mer and Britten’s Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, and Rachmaninov’s robust, ... Read More
A native of Northamptonshire, Richard Pinel is Director of Music at Jesus College, Cambridge. Prior to this he was Assistant Director of Music of St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, during which time he gained international recognition as an organist. He is one of this year’s tutors on Oundle for Organists Summer School course. His programme will feature three passacaglias from ... Read More
Tickets: £5 / £6 on the door (if available) Panellists: Johnnie Amos, Ursula Buchan, Bunny Guinness, NicholasWarliker An outstanding panel of experts will provide answers to your gardening questions. Questions must be submitted in advance by email to: email@example.com The team will pick a broad selection to tackle on the day.