Investec International Music Festival 2019
Internationally renowned musicians and singers perform in Surrey
2019 is the Tenth Anniversary Season for Investec International Music Festival
2-11 May 2019
Festival Insight Evening
Wednesday 10 April 2019 at 7.30pm for 8pm start - Shere
A chance to meet fellow Festival-goers and music-lovers and find out more about the wonderful repertoire and artists involved in this special 10th anniversary year! Our Festival Insight event is a relaxed and informal evening of musical conversation with former BBC Radio 3 presenter, author and musician, Sandy Burnett, held in the Chairman's home in Shere.
Tickets £5 - advance reservations only as space is limited - email email@example.com
Clare Teal and her Trio
Thursday 2 May at 8pm at Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking RH5 6AA
Tickets £26 full price, £5 for under 21s
Exhilarating swing and sparkling jazz melodies from BBC Radio 2 presenter and award-winning vocalist Clare Teal and her world class Trio. Expect favourites from the American and British Songbooks alongside new classics from contemporary jazz composers, all accompanied by Clare's trademark warm and witty story-telling. Not just for jazz aficionados, this brand new show will be a night of unbridled entertainment for all lovers of song!
To make the most of the evening, why not take advantage of the special pre-concert supper offer from Denbies' Gallery Restaurant - 3 courses plus tea/coffee for £28.95 - book directly on 01306 876616.
Inspiring Views Guided Walk
Friday 3 May at 11am
Free guided walk in the beautiful Hurtwood in South West Surrey, led by Ali Clarke from Surrey Hills Arts and taking in two of the stunning sculptural artworks from the Inspiring Views project. For full details see https://iimf.co.uk/walks
10th Anniversary Celebration Concert with world-famous violinist Nicola Benedetti and the Philharmonia Orchestra : SOLD OUT (Contact the Tourist Information Centre regarding the waiting list)
Saturday 4 May at 7.30pm at Mairlot Hall, St Teresa's, Effingham KT24 5PN
Tickets £30 full price, £5 for under 21s
Celebrate world-class music in the Surrey Hills with world famous violinist Nicola Benedetti with the Philharmonia Orchestra performing one of the most popular violin works of all time, Bruch's Violin Concerto No.1, plus the World premier of a brand new concerto written especially for the Festival by rising star of UK classical music, Charlotte Bray.
An American in Paris - piano recital by Wu Qian and Juho Pohjonen
Thursday 9 May at 7.30pm at The Menuhin Hall, Stoke D'Abernon KT11 3QQ
Tickets £26 full price, £5 for under 21s from https://themenuhinhall.co.uk
Gorgeous piano music with a Parisian twist played by Festival Founder Wu Qian and Juho Pohjonen, including Debussy, Ravel, and George Gershwin's musical tribute to the captivating French capital, An American in Paris.
Shere Guided Walk
Friday 10 May - morning - exact time to be confirmed
Join the Investec International Music Festival for a guided walk through the glorious countryside around Shere, with the chance to stop and enjoy a short musical interlude in the beautiful Saxon church on the Albury Estate (usually closed to visitors). For full details of this walk will be published shortly at https://iimf.co.uk/walks
Tenebrae: Spanish Glories of the Sixteenth Century
Saturday 11 May at 7.30pm at Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Guildford GU1 3RR
Tickets £26 full price, £5 under 21s
Be inspired by the 'devastatingly beautiful' singing of world-renowned choral ensemble Tenebrae under their conductor Nigel Short, in a programme of beautiful Renaissance masterpieces including Victoria's Requiem Mass.