Experience Bath’s Mozartfest during November

Experience Bath’s Mozartfest during November

The Forum in Bath

Anyone heading to Somerset’s spa city for one of the relaxing spa breaks in Bath or to enjoy some of the city’s rich culture on offer while staying in a local b and b in Bath, you may well like to enjoy one of the forthcoming classical concerts celebrating the life and works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

The Bath Mozartfest is an annual event which will be taking place during November 9 – 17 and will see a whole host of talented musical artists taking to the stage for a variety of wonderful daytime and evening concerts. Continue reading

Enjoy the ‘The Seasons’ by Hadyn with the Bath Choral Society

Enjoy the ‘The Seasons’ by Hadyn with the Bath Choral Society

Bath Abbey in daytime

Anyone travelling to Bath soon who is looking to immerse themselves in this spa city’s culture, why not add the forthcoming performance of Hadyn’s ‘The Seasons’ by the by the Bath Choral Society into your itinerary and experience choirs in the South West?

The programme features Haydn’s late masterpiece, ‘The Seasons’, which provides a timely pictorial antidote to thoughts of winter. During the evening, the Bath Choral Society will be accompanied by:

Soprano: Elizabeth Weisberg Continue reading

Experience the Bath Philharmonia in Concert with Summer Classics

Experience the Bath Philharmonia in Concert with SummerFor anyone travelling to Bath who is looking to immerse themselves in the spa city’s culture, why not add the forthcoming performance of the Summer Classics 2012 concert on to your to-do list and experience one of the leading orchestras in the South West: the Bath Philharmonia.

The programme will include Wagner’s Prelude to Act III Lohengrin, Brahms’ Violin Concerto, and Sibelius’ Symphony No.2. The Bath Philharmonia will be joined by the soloist Nicola Benedetti on violin and Jason Thornton will be the conductor for the evening. Continue reading

An Evening of Beautiful Music with the Sulis Ensemble

An Evening of Beautiful Music with the Sulis Ensemble

An Evening of Beautiful Music with the Sulis Ensemble

If you are looking forward to a little pampering soon with one of the relaxing spa breaks in Bath, you might also like to enjoy some light classical entertainment from the city’s very own ‘Sulis Ensemble’ when they perform at The Market in Bath.

The Sulis Ensemble is a mix of local professional classical musicians and chamber music enthusiasts who perform at ‘salons’ and various venues in Bath throughout the year. This ensemble comprises of a five-piece string group, who have built up a loyal local audience for their distinctively friendly chamber music concerts. Continue reading

Oxford Philomusica: Summer Baroque Series in Bath

July 19 sees the Oxford Philomusica performing J.S. Bach’s Magnificat in their summer baroque series at Bath Abbey. This is sure to be a real classical music treat for anyone staying in one of the local Bath hotels who are looking to experience some musical culture during their city break.

Oxford’s much celebrated and professional symphony orchestra will be making its Bath debut with this concert, which will offer wonderful classical baroque music performed with the choir of New College, Oxford. Continue reading

Iford Manor Arts Festival near Bath

Bath is well known and highly regarded for being a centre for the Arts in the south west and this May sees a very special, internationally renowned event taking place.

The Iford Arts Festival takes place at Ilford Manor near Bath from June 8 – August 11, within the exquisite Peto Garden area. Ilford Manor lies 6 miles south from Bath and is set in a beautiful rural location, surrounded by picturesque countryside. Iford Arts Festival offers visitors an amazing location to enjoy a mixture of picnic proms, cloister concerts and a varied season of opera throughout the summer months.

This award-winning location offers intimate and unique performance settings, offering a magical musical experience. The opera performances are in English and staged for a limited audience of 90 within the miniature Italianate cloister. This years Iford Arts Festival programme will feature Seraglio (Mozart), Falstaff (Verdi) and Susanna (Handel), plus popular and informal free flowing jazz promenades, with seated cloister concerts also featured during this year’s festival period.

Ticket prices start from £22 and the gardens open at 6pm. To book tickets or for more information, call the Box Office at the Bath Theatre Royal: 01225 448844

To be well placed for accommodation during this musical delight, book with one of the local luxury hotels in Bath soon, thus securing your accommodation for this special event. By choosing one of the Bath hotels located on the outskirts of the city you will still be within easy reach of the centre and all local attractions.