The George Inn
Lost Tales of Wiltshire
Kingston Deverill church
Brixton Deverill church
A captivating performer of an original fusion of jazz and folk, Sarah McQuaid seduced with cheeky banter and stories from the road, as well as with stunning musicianship; in her hands the guitar becomes much more than merely an accompanying instrument.
Sarah's voice has been likened to malt whiskey, melted chocolate and 'honey poured into wine' (Minor 7th)
'A soulful singer, smart and sensuous songwriter, and scintillating guitarist' Huffington Post
What a fantastic concert Sarah gave. And a sell-out!
orchestras, Bath Philharmonia is renowned for its musical virtuosity as well as a versatile and creative approach to programming. Its players are some of the finest and most experienced orchestral musicians in Britain.
The septet of strings and piano will feature Sophie Langdon (the leader) and principals of the orchestra, with Joseph Havlat, piano, performing in such a wonderfully intimate setting:
It was another wonderful concert of beauty and virtuosity!
Amalthea beguile audiences with their distinct programmes and ability to create a beautiful atmosphere and unique blend of flute and harp. Drawing inspiration from both the baroque and classical eras and from different cultures and continents, their programme will include:
One of the South West's leading professional
Deverills performing arts series 2016
– an inspiring mix of music and drama across the seasons
Such a pity but due to circumstances beyond our and their control, Theatre Rush had to postpone their Lost Tales of Wiltshire tour.
Read the company's blog here for more information.
We are keeping in touch and look forward to hosting them next year.
Bizet - Entr'acte from Carmen
Debussy - La fille aux cheveux de lin
Einaudi - Le Onde
Mozart - Theme and Variations
Chopin - Theme and Variations
Klio and Siobhan have performed both as soloists and as an ensemble widely in the UK and abroad.
What you saw (or missed!) in 2016:
Another beautiful concert to round off a terrific series!
So there we are: the end of another remarkable year of performing art in the valley. Each performance was uniquely captivating, and to witness professional artists at work on our doorstep has been such a pleasure.
The bar has been set high for next year. We have been planning for a while so watch this space!