Pre-Festival Masterclasses given by Simon Rowland-Jones, and Daniel Roberts from the Castalian Quartet, with two young string quartets, the Quartetto Echos from Italy and the Celia String Quartet from Guildhall School of Music and Drama, who will open the 15th NNMF with two concerts on Friday 9 August
3-6pm both days - String Quartet Masterclass
Fri 9 Aug.
Echos Quartet from Italy and the Celia Quartet from Guildhall School of Music and Drama, open the 15th NNMF
4.30pm Mozart String Quartet in C K.464 "Dissonance", Debussy String Quartet
7pm Elgar String Quartet in E minor Op.83, Shostakovich String Quartet No.8, Mendelssohn Octet
Sat 10 Aug.
Susan Sharpe TALK
4.30pm A talk on Johannes Brahms, Robert and Clara Schumann, all featured composers in this year's festival
Danish Clarinet Trio Simon Rowland-Jones, viola
7pm R Schumann - Adagio and Allegro op.70 OR Phantasiestucke op.73 (cello version), C Schumann Trio op.17 // R Schumann Marchenerzahlungen, Brahms Clarinet Trio
Sun 11 Aug.
Alice Neary, solo cello
4.30pm Telemann Fantasia no 10 in G (or Gabrieli Ricecares), Britten 3rd Suite / Vasks Das Buch, Bach Suite No.5 in C minor
Katherine Broderick, soprano Libby Burgess, piano
7pm Songs by Fauré, Debussy, Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder, and a selection of Arias
Mon 12 Aug.
Tim Horton, piano
5.30pm Brahms Ballades Nos.1 & 4, Sonata No.1 in C Chopin Ballades Nos.3 & 4, Waltz Op.34 No.2