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WIMF 11 to 26 November 2017

For late bookers, TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR

Counting down the hours now before the music begins with a big opening night.


GRAVES ORATORIO ‘The Cool Web’

Saturday 11 Nov 8.00pm, Sacred Heart, Edge Hill, SW19 4LU

Sponsored by Robert Holmes
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With baritone Edward Grint, joined by the professional choir Sonoro, the Merton Youth Choir, and the Philharmonia Orchestra, this great war oratorio based on the poems Robert Graves promises to be a moving commemoration of WW1 on Remembrance Day


WIHAN/SACCONI ‘Octet Masterworks’        

Sunday 12 Nov 7.30pm, Trinity Church, Mansel Road, SW19 4AA

Thanks to Vicky and Stephen Streater
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Wihan Sacconi Quartet

In complete contrast, settle back and enjoy one of the astonishing miracles of string writing, the 16 year-old Felix Mendelssohn’s scintillating and ravishingly beautiful octet, performed by two celebrated chamber groups, the Wihan and Sacconi Quartets


TRUMPET and PERCUSSION             

Wednesday 15 Nov 7.30pm, Trinity Church, Mansel Road, SW19 4AA

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Håkan Hardenberge

I was delighted to hear from my friend David Whelton, former CEO of the Phiharmonia, that Håkan Hardenberger was In outstanding form at his recent concert at the Barbican. Described as ‘The Greatest Trumpeter in the Universe’ by the Telegraph, his concert with percussionist Colin Currie will be one of this year’s festival highlights


Two other remarkable virtuoso performers grace our opening week

YEVGENI SUDBIN   VIKTORIA MULLOVA
YEVGENI SUDBIN
Monday Nov 13 St John’s Church 7.30pm
“One of the greatest pianists of the 21st century” Telegraph
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  VIKTORIA MULLOVA
Tuesday Nov 14 Trinity Church 7.30pm
“Mullova’s sheer dancing virtuosity”
The Observer
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I look forward to greeting you there. Enjoy!

Anthony Wilkinson, Festival Director

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General booking go to www.wimbledonmusicfestival.co.uk



Wimbledon International Music Festival 2017 Newsletter Issue no.9