• Visit Bath’s Holburne Museum, to explore its wonderful collection of fine and decorative arts, and enjoy an illustrated lecture on the museum’s fortepiano
• Attend a selection of afternoon and evening performances from eminent musicians, interspersed with illuminating talks
• Enjoy a guided tour of Bath Abbey, with its beautiful fan vaulting and stained glass
a musician and former BBC Radio 3 broadcaster
Assemble 1100 at Francis Hotel for three nights. Welcome and introduction followed by guided walking tour. Afternoon lecture followed by evening performance at Assembly Rooms featuring Belcea Quartet: Beethoven String Quartet No 2 in G, String Quartet in F minor ‘Quartetto Serioso’, String Quartet in C sharp minor.
Morning visit to Holburne Museum including illustrated lecture using the museum’s Schantz fortepiano. Afternoon performance at Guildhall featuring BBC New Generation Young Artists, Aris Quartet, Eivind Ringstad (viola) and Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn): Haydn String Quartet in B flat ‘The Sunrise’; Mozart Quintet in E flat for horn, violin, 2 violas & cello, String Quintet in G minor. Evening performance at Assembly Rooms featuring Imogen Cooper (piano): Schubert Sonata in C minor, Sonata in A, Sonata in B flat.
Morning guided tour of Bath Abbey followed by performance at Assembly Rooms featuring Leonard Elschenbroich (cello) and Alexei Grynyuk (piano): Mozart Piano Sonata in A; Beethoven Cello Sonata No 3 in A; Mozart Piano Sonata in F; Beethoven Cello Sonata No 5 in D. Some free time followed by afternoon lecture. Evening performance at The Forum featuring ‘BBC Now’, Joseph Swensen (conductor) and Yevgeny Sudbin (piano): Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No 1; Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2; Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6.
Tour disperses after breakfast.
14 Nov — 17 Nov 2019
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“To be in such a beautiful city amongst delightful people listening to marvellous music was indeed special”
“Sandy Burnett was first class – combining professionalism with friendliness and good humour”
- ACE customers on previous Bath Mozartfest tour with Sandy Burnett
Cost of £1185 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances, breakfast, one lunch, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £265.