Events

Launching Alexander Rider’s new CD “Fresque marine – Forgotten Jewels for Harp Volume 1”. Alexander will present a selection of French repertoire, played on a 1902 Erard harp. CDs will be available to purchase at a discounted price. Quite early...
£15
Bach’s solo cello suites have always inspired music lovers with their freshness, imagination, spontaneous experimenting in sound, structures and technical boundaries and sheer cathartic beauty. Imbued with deep thought and wisdom, they move between dances to reflection, moments of joy...
£15
A celebration of Chamber Music, the local climate, our community and Vaughan Williams in his 150th year. Stradivarius Piano Trio is an internationally recognised virtuoso ensemble which has performed extensively across the globe taking their engaging warmth and enthusiasm to...
£18
Mass in Blue was written by Will Todd in 2003. A wonderful fusion of sacred choral music and jazz that has become an established part of choral repertoire. It brings the composer’s lifelong love of traditional choral music into the...
£28
60-minute solo cello concert by Roger Clayden, followed by a Thai meal. JS Bach Suite for Unaccompanied Cello No 1 in G MajorPreludium, Sarabande, Gigue. Jean-Pierre DuportEtude No 8in D major JS BachSuite for Unaccompanied Cello No 3 in C...
£30
To celebrate the birthday and platinum jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen, we come together to perform an all British programme of favourites. Rule Britannia, Fantasia on British Sea Songs, Land of Hope and Glory and many more. With full...
£15
Organised by Chichester Chamber Concerts. Camarilla Ensemble, a group of outstanding wind players, will perform a programme of inspiring music by British composers from Edward Elgar and Vaughan Williams, to the present day, Karl Jenkins. Camarilla Ensemble, is renowned for...
£18
Four dangerously good singers and a hilarious MC/pianist deliver a performance rich in glorious vocals, cheeky humour and operatic flamboyance. Fast becoming known for their classical re-imaginings of iconic hits, ATM are thrilled to be returning to the Festival of...
£13
The multi-award-winning classical guitarist Jonathan Ross Parkin will be your guide through a surprising, dazzling and intimate portrait of the guitar’s journey through Bach’s Brandenburg, Beethoven’s Vienna towards its cultural and spiritual home. The guitar’s journey has been a nomadic...
Free
Henry Purcell’s most famous opera includes sparkling baroque favourites to start the evening. Full orchestra, choir and soloists featuring Orbita Baroque Orchestra from the University of Chichester Conservatoire. Name of organiser: University of Chichester https://www.chi.ac.uk Main ticket price (£): 15...
£15
Cellists Christopher Allan, Michael Atkinson, Adrian Bradbury and Ben Rogerson return to Chichester with an astonishingly varied programme promising to take us from Puccini to Piazzolla, and from the Renaissance to a brand new work by jazz king composer Guy...
£18
A stunning display of talent from some of the world’s finest young musicians! The pupils of the internationally-renowned Yehudi Menuhin School give many concerts each year, touring throughout the UK and Europe. Their ‘Showcase’ concerts treat audiences to solo, duo...
£15
St. Richard Singers, “still quiring” after 50 years, bring us “the touches of sweet harmony” for a summer’s evening. This programme particularly celebrates the music of several British master composers, including Parry, Elgar and Finzi, and in this anniversary year...
£12
Tesoro, a local tenor/soprano classical crossover duo, is coming to the Chichester Assembly Rooms this June with a wealth of music from the world of contemporary classical, opera, musical theatre and film, including La Traviata, Gianni Schicchi, Turandot, Les Miserables,...
£18.00
23-year-old saxophone superstar Jess Gillam has wowed audiences with her dazzling virtuosity since being a finalist in the 2016 BBC Young Musician competition. She joins the London Mozart Players in Chichester for an evening that balances Mozart and Haydn with...
£30
String trio: Jonathan Strange – violin Jonathan Welch – viola Roger Clayden – cello Programme: Joseph Eybler String Trio Opus. 2 Beethoven String Trio No. 3 Opus 9 No. 2. Jonathan Strange was co-leader of the London Mozart Players and...
£7
Pavlos Carvalho – cello; Louisa Lam – piano. Lyrically soulful and heart thumpingly virtuosic music from around the world, from Chopin, Dvorak, Fauré, Saint-Saëns, Villalobos and Piazzolla. Music from the wild extremes of Hungarian folk music, the calm beauty of...
£15
Holger Skepeneit travels effortlessly through styles, centuries, and musical traditions. Always speaking in his own distinctive voice, the pieces lead to often unexpected, but always fulfilling places and have an easy aesthetic appeal without being superficial. In the keenly anticipated...
£15.00
Stirring choruses, graphic musical imitations of hailstones, fire, plagues of frogs and flies, galloping horses and the waters of the Red Sea will feature when the Consort of Twelve and the Portsmouth Baroque Choir collaborate in one of Handel’s greatest...
£15
This concert will be held twice on this day, at 3:30pm and 7:30pm. Roger Clayden – cello and Christopher Taylor – piano. A 60-minute cello and piano concert. Programme: JS Bach – Air on a G String from Suite No....
£8
Elena Toponogova (piano) returns with a delightful programme featuring a hand-picked ensemble of star musicians. A graduate of the Royal College of Music, Elena is a prize-winner in international competitions and has toured widely across Europe. Her programme includes Prokofiev,...
This concert will be held twice on this day, at 3:30pm and 7:30pm. Roger Clayden – cello and Christopher Taylor – piano. A 60-minute cello and piano concert. Programme: Vaughan Williams – Six Studies in English Folk Song: “Lovely on...
£8
Enjoy a magical blend of poetry and music with legendary Liverpudlian poet Roger McGough, international pianist Elena Toponogova, actress Emily Rose Smith and South Downs poets celebrating the bicentenary of Sussex-born Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. The mix includes Roger’s...
£15
This concert will be held twice on this day, at 3:30pm and 7:30pm. Roger Clayden – cello and Christopher Taylor – piano. A 60-minute cello and piano concert. Programme: Johannes Brahms – Sonata in E minor; Allegro non troppo &...
£8
Conductor Gergely Madaras brings the internationally renowned Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra back to Chichester with one of the highlights of the festival. An exciting programme of masterpieces includes Beethoven’s Overture to Prometheus, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No 6 ‘Pathétique’ and Leonard Elschenbroich as...
After the resounding success of its last festival appearance, the Parnassian Ensemble makes a welcome return with a new programme of beautiful baroque music. Perfect for a summer’s evening. Composers include Bach, Telemann, Purcell and Castello. Sophie Middleditch – recorders...
£15.00
Enjoy an evening of classical guitar music with Linda Kelsall-Barnett and Zoe Barnett, in the wonderful setting of Christ Church Chichester. A wide range of repertoire will include works played on nineteenth-century guitars and more recent compositions on modern instruments....
£12.00
Pavlos Carvalho will perform Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations and Nocturne with Chichester Symphony Orchestra. Pavlos is an international music prizewinner, a versatile player and well known to Chichester Festival audiences. CSO will also perform Sibelius’ Symphony No 2 and Dvorak’s The...
£15.00
Join the Chichester Chorale and The Chichester Chamber Ensemble in the idyllic setting of Boxgrove Priory for an uplifting evening of music by G. F. Handel, directed by Tom Robson. The programme is based around Handel’s sublime Coronation Anthems, which...
£15

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