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RCMF 2024 Programme

24 - 30 June 2024


1 - Midsummer Morning

Monday 24th June, 6am
Houghton Lodge Gardens - SOLD OUT

Bach Cello Suite No. 1

Britten Cello Suite No. 1


2 - Poème

Tuesday 25th June, 1pm
Romsey Abbey

Tchaikovsky Andante Cantabile

Räisänen Midsommar(so)naten

Chausson Poème

Janáček Suite for Strings - Presto


3 - Open Masterclass

Wednesday 26th June, 5.30pm
St Mark's Church, Ampfield

Watch RCMF artists work with selected young musicians in this masterclass.


4 - Love is merely a madness

Thursday 27th June, 7.30pm
United Reformed Church, Romsey

Snape Mrs Siddons

Bray That Crazed Smile

Tchaikovsky arr. Mendelssohn Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

Beethoven String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1


5 - Die Schöne Müllerin

Friday 28th June, 1pm
United Reformed Church, Romsey

Schubert Die Schöne Müllerin


6 - Essays of love

Friday 28th June, 6pm
United Reformed Church, Romsey

Poulenc Violin Sonata

Rachmaninoff Songs Op. 21 (selection)

Mark Simpson An Essay of Love

Janáček String Quartet No. 1 “Kreutzer Sonata”


7 - Transfigured Night

Friday 28th June, 9.15pm
United Reformed Church, Romsey

Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4


8 - Family Concert

Saturday 29th June 11.30am
United Reformed Church, Romsey


9 - Chants

Saturday 29th June, 4.30pm
United Reformed Church, Romsey

Szymanowski Chant de Roxane

A. Mahler Song transcriptions

Higdon Love Sweet

Schumann Piano Quartet, Op. 47


10 - I’ll Love my Love

Sunday 30th June, 1.30pm
United Reformed Church, Romsey

Beamish Trinculo

Mills I'll Love My Love

Dodgson Trumpet Concerto

Harding To Stay Open *world premiere*

Smyth Two Canons

Maxwell Davies Sonatina

Maxwell Davies Farewell to Stromness

Schumann Adagio and Allegro


11 - Finale

Sunday 30th June, 5.30pm
United Reformed Church, Romsey

Scelsi Trio IV

Purcell Fantasia on One Note

Schubert Fantasie in F minor, D. 940

Korngold Piano Quintet in E major, Op. 15

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