Bath International Music Festival 2013

Wednesday 22nd May to Sunday 2nd June 2013
various venues, Bath, BA1 1LY, England MAP
various prices, including some FREE
daily capacity: 20000
last updated: Tue 21st May 2013

Bath Music Festival takes place from Wednesday 22nd May until Sunday 2nd June, bringing together classical, jazz, world, folk and electronica throughout various venues in Bath.

Line-up

Newly appointed Artistic Director, Alasdair Nicolson has announced a line-up that includes Seth Lakeman; Scottish Chamber Orchestra led by Alexander Janiczek; Danish String Quartet; Sacconi Quartet; Bath Philharmonia; Hebrides Ensemble & Anna Huntley; Christian Ihle Hadland; Sväng; Väsen; Martin Constantine directs singers from the Royal College of Music; Florilegium; Gjermund Larsen Trio; Measha Brueggergosman; The BBC Singers; Harry Nicoll; James Baillieu; Norma Winstone; Glauco Venier; Klaus Gesing; Flat Earth Society; Harriet Williams; Jessica Walker; Matthew Sharp; Sacconi Quartet; and Meow Meow.

Wednesday 22 May
Scottish Chamber Orchestra Strings - Bath Abbey: Tickets £30, £26, £22, £16, £10
Festival on Tour - Cook & the Case + The Drystones: Midsomer Norton Library: Free but booking required

Thursday 23 May
Coffee Concert: Measha Brueggergosman & Justus Zeyen - Assembly Rooms: Tickets £24, £20, £16, £10
Scottish Chamber Orchestra - The Forum: Tickets £32, £28, £26, £18, £10

Friday 24 May
Christian Ihle Hadland piano - Guildhall: Tickets £15, £10
Party in the City: Various city venues: Free event
The Little Book of Monsters - Bath Abbey: Free event

Saturday 25 May
Coffee Concert: Harry Nicoll & James Baillieu - Assembly Rooms: Tickets £24, £20, £16, £10
Norma Winstone Trio - Guildhall: Tickets £15
Festival on Tour: Sväng + Owl in the Sun - Conygre Hall, Timsbury: Tickets £10
BBC Singers - St Mary's Bathwick: Tickets £27, £24, £20, £16, £10

Sunday 26 May
Sväng - Komedia: Tickets £12
Hebrides Ensemble - Guildhall or Assembly Rooms: Tickets £25, £21, £17, £10
Flat Earth Society - Komedia: Tickets £18
Alexander Janiczek - Bath Abbey: Tickets £20, £15, £10

Monday 27 May
Hebrides Ensemble - Guildhall: Tickets £15, £10
Väsen - Guildhall: Tickets £18, £12
An Eye for an Eye - Komedia: Tickets £18

Tuesday 28 May
Danish String Quartet - Guildhall: Tickets £15, £10
Festival on Tour: Woodfield + The Home Fires - Paulton Library: Free but booking required
An Eye for an Eye - Komedia: Tickets £18
Composers' masterclass and performance - Assembly Rooms: Tickets £12
Festival on Tour: Opera Gala - Bowerman Hall, Monkton Combe School: Tickets £10
Danish string Quartet & Sacconi Quartet - Assembly Rooms: Tickets £28, £23, £17, £10
Meow Meow: Beyond Glamour - Komedia: Tickets £16
Dido and Aeneas - Roman Baths: Tickets £30 / Dinner and performance packages £65

Thursday 30 May
Make Music Happen - the egg Theatre: Tickets £35 (Two days with Friday inclusive)
Singers' Masterclass with Isobel Buchanan - Guildhall: Tickets £12
Dido and Aeneas - Roman Baths: Tickets £30 including a glass of prosecco / Dinner and performance packages £65
Britten's Women Assembly Rooms: Tickets £26, £21, £18, £10

Friday 31 May
Gjermund Larsen Trio - Guildhall: Tickets £15, £10
Family Concert: Sacconi Quartet - Royal High School, Spohie Cameron Performing Arts Centre: Tickets £7
Bath Philharmonia - The Forum: Tickets £32, £28, £26, £18, £10
Death@s Cabaret A Love Story - Guildhall: Tickets £16
Festival on Tour: Bath Spa University, Gamelan & Vocals - Bowerman Hall, Monkton Combe School: Tickets £10

Saturday 1 June
Workshop with Florilegium - St Mary's Bathwick: Tickets £25
Florilegium - St Mary's Bathwick: Tickets £12
Seth Lakeman - The Forum: Tickets £20
Festival on Tour: Bath Spa University, Wind Ensemble & Chamber Choir - Victoria Methodist Church, Keynsham: Tickets £10

Sunday 2 June
Florilegium plays the Brandenburg Concertos 1 - Assembly Rooms : Tickets £25, £19, £17, £10
Florilegium plays the Complete Brandenburg Concertos 2 - Assembly Rooms: Tickets £25, £19, £17, £10
Festival Evensong - Bath Abbey: Free event
Jamie Beale + Mitchell & Vincent - Radstock Library: Free but booking required
Barbara, Brel & Brassens - Komedia: Tickets £18

Tickets

Ticket prices vary depending upon event. For many events concessions are available. To buy tickets, click here.

Venues

Performances take place across the city in a variety of venues including the Assembly Rooms, The Forum, the Pavilion, the Guildhall and Bath Abbey. The festival ends with an outdoor show in the heart of the city.

Party in the City

The main event is the Party in the City on the first Friday of Bath International Music Festival (24th May)with a programme of free events in venues including the Assembly Rooms, Bath Abbey, Guildhall, Pump Room and Parade Gardens. The evening gets underway with the regular Schools Procession.

Theme

The theme of the 2013 Music Festival is Mystics, Magic, Myths and Monsters.

More details will be here when available.

Wednesday 22nd May to Sunday 2nd June 2013
various venues, Bath, BA1 1LY, England MAP
various prices, including some FREE
daily capacity: 20000
last updated: Tue 21st May 2013


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