Charles Wood Week

Tuesday 14th August, 1.10pm
Lunchtime Concert – Joseph Zubier (Countertenor); Dónal McCann (Piano)

Charles Wood Singer Joseph Zubier is a member of the world-famous choir of King’s College, Cambridge, where Dónal McCann is Organ Scholar. Dónal is also the Festival’s Theo Saunders Organ Scholar.

Join them for this luscious programme, which includes:
Copland: Old American Songs, Set I
Barber: The Hermit Songs, Op. 29
And: Music by Purcell, Poulenc, Rorem and Bernstein

Wednesday 15th August, 11am
NIIOC Performance Workshop with Dame Gillian Weir

Get tips on how to programme a concert effectively, engage audiences and present oneself from one of the world’s finest organists.

Friday 17th August, 1.10pm
Lunchtime Concert: Rob Burton (Saxophone); Tom Myles (Clarinet); Ruth McGinley (Piano)

Sure to be a highlight of the Festival, this lunchtime concert brings together success stories from the BBC’s prestigious Young Musician Competition.

Saxophonist Rob Burton won the Woodwind Finals of this year’s Competition, making his away to the final 3. Tom Myles, from Newtownards, reached the 2018 Woodwind Final, and accompanist Ruth McGinley, from Derry, won the piano final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition in 1994.

To include music by Robert Muczynski, Alec Templeton and more.

Saturday 18th August, 12noon
Singers’ Concert

Featuring pupils who have worked with vocal coach Paul Farrington during the week.

Sunday 19th August, 11am
Morning Service

Members of the Charles Wood Singers will lead worship.