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Newbury Spring Festival
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By kind permission of The Earl and Countess of Carnarvon
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Highclere Castle, Newbury

Highclere Castle Gala Concert

Monday 8th May, Highclere Castle, Newbury RG20 9RN
7.30pm performance (ends approx 9.30pm)
£50 including interval champagne

 

 

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Mark Simpson clarinet

 

Sacconi Quartet
Ben Hancox violin
Hannah Dawson violin
Robin Ashwell viola
Cara Berridge cello

 

Haydn String Quartet Op.76 No. 5 in D
Mozart Clarinet Quintet K.581
Simpson Darkness Moves
Schubert String Quartet No. 4 'Death and the Maiden'

 

One of England's major young classical artists of the 21st century, Mark Simpson, who at 17 was the first-ever winner of both the BBC Young Musician of the Year and BBC Proms/Guardian Young Composer of the Year competitions, performs with the award-winning Sacconi Quartet in the prestigious setting of Highclere Castle.

 

The Sacconi Quartet has enjoyed a highly successful international career, and are Quartet in Association at the Royal College of Music and Associate Artists at the Bristol Old Vic.

 

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