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Hellensmusic 2024

Hellensmusic Festival

Hellensmusic is an annual music festival held every Spring at Hellens Manor, St Bartholomew’s Church, and the Walwyn Arms in Much Marcle, Herefordshire. Co-directed by violinist Maya Iwabuchi (leader of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and a former leader of the London Philharmonic Orchestra) and Máté Szücs (ex-Principal viola of the Berlin Philharmonic), its patron and founder is Christian Blackshaw, the virtuoso British pianist associated with his performances and recordings of Mozart and Schubert, amongst others.

The festival offers a 5-day varied programme with chamber music concerts performed by resident musicians in the evenings, and free-to-observe public masterclasses where advanced music students from the UK and Europe come to learn with internationally renowned artists.

Concerts include a solo recital by candlelight from Hungarian Soprano Borbála Szuromi, where classical meets contemporary in a unique performance at St Bartholomew´s Church; chamber music evenings at Hellens Manor featuring Brahms, Britten, and Beethoven; and much more. Two Sunday concerts feature all members of Hellensmusic performing a programme including the works of Mozart and Chausson, along with the ever-popular Pub Concert at the Walwyn Arms.

Festival-goers are invited free to observe masterclasses and to enjoy the picturesque grounds of Hellens Manor, with stunning views of the Malvern Hills, before enjoying a concert. There will also be two meals at Hellensmusic to enjoy after and/or before concerts – Supper will be available on Saturday 18th sand a BBQ lunch on Sunday 19 in-between concerts.

Book your tickets now and join us at Hellensmusic Festival in May for an unforgettable celebration of music and talent.

For the full Festival programme, please visit the festival website

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Fees & Tickets

From £10 to £20

Event Location

Hellens, Much Marcle, Ledbury. Herefordshire. HR8 2LY

Organiser: Hellens Manor

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