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2016 Programme


Saturday 7th May 2016

‘An die Ferne Geliebte’

7.30pm, St Peter's, Petersfield

An evening of chamber music and songs by L. v. Beethoven, R. Strauss and G. Donizetti, with internationally recognised performers.

Alex Poulton, Baritone, Rudi de Groote, Violoncello and Simon Watterton, Piano

Free entry with a retiring collection



Sunday 8th May 2016

‘Zum Roten Igel’ (ZRI) – Schubert through the looking glass

6.30pm, St Mary's, Liss

Schubert’s String Quintet re-scored and explored through Klezmer, Gypsy and Eastern-European Folk tunes and dances. Expect fiery music full of vigour, passion and wild energy!

Ben Harlan, clarinet, Max Baillie, violin, Matthew Sharp, cello, Jon Banks, accordion and Iris Pissaride, santouri (

Tickets £10 (students & teens £5)

Saturday 14th May 2016

Elgar: The Man behind the Mask

7pm, The Triangle Centre, Liss

An exclusive evening with award-winning film director, John Bridcut, presenting his film on British composer, Edward Elgar.

Featuring filmed performances of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Schola Cantorum Oxford and renowned soloists. Introduction and question & answer session.

Tickets £10, to include canapés & glass of wine

Saturday 14th May 2016

The Havant Clarinet and Saxophone Choir

7.30pm, Liss Village Hall

Gemma Billington and this swinging youth band present an evening of popular jazz and dance tunes.

Tickets £7 (students & teens £5)

Sunday 15th May 2016

SouthDowns Camerata

4pm, St Mary's, Liss

A family-friendly orchestral concert where classical music becomes a feast for the whole community.

The SouthDowns Camerata offer exuberant music from the Baroque to the present, including the premiere of ‘Fire Elegy’ by composer, Dorry Macaulay, a Handel concerto with renowned organist Richard Pearce, and Danish folk music featuring the Young SouthDowns Strings.

Free entry, with a retiring collection

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