The Brighton Festival 2015 programme was is released today. The arts and culture festival has an impressive offering of orchestral and chamber concerts, in addition to a couple of solo recitals I wouldn’t mind getting along to.
Some personal highlights are listed below.
Friday 8 May, 1pm, Brighton Dome Studio Theatre
Alexander Karparev in a concert of Schuman, Busoni and Stravinsky
Tuesday 12 May, 1pm, Brighton Dome
Pianist Jianing Kong plays Scarlatti, Chopin and Ravel.
Tuesday 12 May, 8pm, Brighton Dome
A programme of Stravinsky, Haydn and Mozart played by the Britten Sinfonia, conducted by Barbara Hannigan
Thursday 14 May, 8pm, Brighton Dome
The English Concert with Alice Coote in a programme of Handel.
Sunday 17 May, 5pm, All Saints Church – Ten Pieces
Hackney Youth Orchestra and Brighton Youth Orchestra join forces to play excerpts from the BBC’s Ten Pieces learning project.
Monday 18 May, 7.30pm, Music Room, Royal Pavillion
Heath Quartet play quartets by Haydn, Dvorak and Janacek
Tuesday 19 May, 8pm, Royal Pavillion
Every Brilliant Thing – play about what we’ll do to help people out of depression. Annoyingly, I’m already doubled this night (and the other nights its on).
Saturday 23 May, 7.30pm, Brighton Dome
The Halle and Benjamin Grosvenor play Shostakovich and Janacek. Annoyingly, I can’t get along to this one either.