2019 Programme

Sun 31st March, 4pm

St. Mary’s Church, Liss

ZRI Workshop

The ever-popular ZRI will lead their workshop on fiery Klezmer/Gypsy improvisation that will suit all players and all instruments.  Participants will have the chance to prepare a joint number with ZRI in the evening concert, if they wish.

Suggested donation: £8

Sun 31st March, 6pm

St. Mary’s Church, Liss

ZRI - Cellar Sessions

Gypsy/Jazz/Classical/Klezmer band returns to the Festival by popular demand!

After last year’s sell-out Charlie Chaplin programme, ZRI now bring us the original Cellar Sessions ‘from inside the imaginary heart of the Red Hedgehog Tavern in late 19th century Vienna’; with tunes from Bach to Taylor Swift,
all given the special Gypsy-Jazz-Klezmer treatment that makes you leap to your feet to dance.


Ben Harlan, clarinet; Matthew Sharp, ‘cello; Max Baillie, violin; Jon Banks, accordion; Iris Pissaride, santur

Tickets: £12 (students and teens £5, children free)


Sat 27th April, 7:30pm

St Peter’s Church, Petersfield

The Petersfield Choir & SouthDowns Camerata

A Choral Spectacular

Conducted by Tom Lydon, choir and orchestra combine for Baroque master-works, including Monteverdi’s Beatus Vir and Charpentier’s Te Deum, plus new works by Clive Osgood and Alessandro Timossi.

See also:  The Petersfield Choir

FREE entry, with a retiring collection

Sat 4th May, 7:30pm

St Peter’s Church, Petersfield

Skye Blue Trio

Chamber music for Clarinet / Violin / Piano by Mozart, Brahms, Milhaud and Khachaturian.


Hannah McGleish, Ryan Penman and Anthony McCarthy met whilst serving as musicians in the Royal Air Force. They will perform well-loved works by Mozart, Brahms and Milhaud.

FREE entry, with a retiring collection

Sat 18th May, 2pm

St Mary’s Church, Liss

Children's Strings Workshop

This workshop for string playing children will include the preparation of Libertango and Por Una Cabeza to be performed in tomorrow's family concert.

Request the music in advance and reserve a place by emailing: admin@spiritofmusicfestival.org.uk

Sun 19th May, 4pm

St Mary’s Church, Liss

Family Concert: The SouthDowns Camerata including the Young SouthDowns Strings

Enjoy music-making for the whole community with Mozart’s ‘Eine Kleine Nachtmusik’, a Telemann recorder concerto, exuberant Latin music, and ‘Home’ by Dorry Macaulay.

FREE entry, with a retiring collection.

Sun 9th June, 3:30pm

St Mary’s Church, Liss

​A Celebration of Youth Music and Dance

Featuring the Petersfield Area Schools’ String Orchestra and young soloists with Liss Forest Ballet School.

Feast your senses with Music and Dance presented by local young performers.


Free entry, collection in aid of Home Start Butser

Sat 12th October, 7:30pm

St Peter's Church, Petersfield

Angela Zanders presents Mozart

With The SouthDowns Camerata and soloist Sara Deborah Timossi.

Angela makes classical music accessible to broad audiences combining illustrated talks with superb performances. Here she’ll present three of Mozart’s popular piano and violin concerti.

FREE entry, with retiring collection.

Sat 2nd November, 3pm

St Peter's Church, Petersfield

Duo Timossi

*** We regret that it has been necessary to cancel this concert, due to an injury.*** 


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