Purbeck Strings is a music charity aiming to make music accessible to all and the highlight of it’s year is here – The Purbeck Strings Festival!!

 he Stanford Quartet’s concert performance by candle light at St. Mary’s Church at 7.30 on Saturday 12th of March will be strongly focused on the music of three major English composers. They will be playing Edward Elgar’s Quartet in E minor composed in 1918 and Ralph Vaughan Williams Quartet in G minor composed in 1909. William Walton wrote the music for the film made in 1944 of Shakespeare’s Henry V, and the quartet will complete their English selection by playing ‘Touch her soft lips and part’, from that film.

Also on Sunday 13th of March 3.30pm at St. Mary’s Church

​Conductor: Ian Pillow

JS Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins.Soloists – Laura and Ellie Stanford
​Johann Pachelbel: ‘Canon and Gigue’
JS Bach: ‘Brandenburg Concerto’ No.3
Arcangelo Corelli: ‘Christmas Concerto’
 ​Gabriel Faure: ‘Elegy’. Solo cello –  Lauren Hardyman

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