Friday 20 May - Sunday 29 May 2016

The 68th Bath International Music Festival ran from Friday 20 – Sunday 29 May 2016, presenting a richly varied and exciting line-up of music combining a fine classical programme with the best in contemporary jazz, world and folk. The annual festival is a mix of concerts and a wide range of free events, including Bath’s biggest FREE night of music Party in the City.

Bath Festivals is now busily planning the 10th Bath Children’s Literature Festival which runs from Friday 30 September – Sunday 9 October 2016.

 

What's On

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Friday 20 May

shlomo
Schools Procession and Commission with Shlomo
5:30 PM
7:00 PM
Southgate / Bath Abbey
Free Event
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Party in the City: FREE EVENT
6:00 PM
12:00 AM
Various venues in Bath city centre
Free Event

Saturday 21 May

Musical Rumpus
Musical Rumpus: Run, Rindle, Rill
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
Wiltshire Music Centre
£8 / £4 Under 18's
A5
Roemary Lee
Rosemary Lee in Bath
11:00 AM
5:30 PM
The CIrcus / Royal Avenue
Free Event
Navara String Quartet
Navarra String Quartet
11:00 AM
1:00 PM
Guildhall
£25 / £21 / £17 / £12 Concessions available
A4
Jay Rayner
Jay Rayner * JAZZ
3:00 PM
5:15 PM
Guildhall
£25, £18, £12 Concessions available
A2
Die Schone Mullerin
Die Schöne Müllerin
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
St Swithins Church
£18, £12, £8 Concessions available
A6
Branford 3
Branford Marsalis: JAZZ
7:30 PM
9:10 PM
Bath Abbey
£25, £20, £15 Concessions available
A1
Nuala
Nuala Honan
7:30 PM
10:30 PM
Midsomer Norton Town Hall
£5 / £3 Concessions available
A7

Sunday 22 May

Kenneth Hamilton
On Tour with Liszt: A Concert with Conversation
11:00 AM
12:45 PM
Assembly Rooms
£25, £21, £15, £10 Concessions available
B2
Nicholas Mulroy and Alistair Hogarth
Winterreise
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
St Swithins Church
£18, £12, £8
B3
Canzoniere In conversation
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino: In Conversation
6:15 PM
6:55 PM
Assembly Rooms
Free but ticketed
B4
Canzoniere
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
7:30 PM
8:45 PM
Assembly Rooms
£20 Concessions available
B1
Bath Spa Opera
Shakespeare in Georgian Bath
7:30 PM
9:40 PM
Old Theatre Royal at Masonic Hall
£20 Concessions available
B5

Monday 23 May

Isabel Villaneuva
Viola Recital with Isabel Villanueva
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Assembly Rooms
£16 / £11 Concessions available
C2
Bath Walk
Bath, City of Music Walk
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
Location printed on ticket
£9
C3
Richard Goode
Richard Goode
7:30 PM
9:45 PM
Assembly Rooms
£29, £24, £17, £12 Concessions available
C1

Tuesday 24 May

Philip Higham
Bach Cello Suites 1
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Central United Reformed Church
£15 Concessions available
D3
Bach cello 3
Philip Higham: In Conversation
5:30 PM
6:10 PM
Igloo at Abbey Hotel
Free but ticketed
D2
Teddy Thompson and Kelly Jones
Teddy Thompson with Kelly Jones
7:30 PM
9:45 PM
Komedia
£20 Concessions available
D1
Bath Camerata
Bath Camerata
10:00 PM
11:00 PM
St Mary's Bathwick
£20, £14 Concessions available
D4

Wednesday 25 May

Philip Higham 2
Bach Cello Suites 2
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
St Swithins Church
£18, £12, £8 Concessions available
E2
Lost Pleasures walk
Lost Pleasures: Walk
3:00 PM
6:00 PM
Location printed on ticket
£9
E3
Hector Sandoval
Opera Favourites – From Carmen to Nessun Dorma
7:30 PM
9:00 PM
Forum
£34, £25, £20, £17, £12 Concessions avaliable
E1
Jason Rebello
The Prince Consort with Jason Rebello
7:30 PM
9:20 PM
Wiltshire Music Centre
£18 Concessions available
E4
JpHoe
Bath Festivals Presents
7:30 PM
10:30 PM
Komedia
£5
E5

Thursday 26 May

Tenebrae workshop
The Tenebrae Effect – Choral Workshop
11:30 AM
1:30 PM
St Mary's Bathwick
£25 Concessions available
F3
Bach cello 3
Bach Cello Suites 3
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Old Theatre Royal at the Masonic Hall
£15 Concessions available
F4
Constellation Walk
A Constellation of Crescents: Walk
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
Location printed on ticket
£9
F5
Tenebrae
Tenebrae sing Bruckner and Brahms
7:30 PM
9:00 PM
Bath Abbey
£33, £25, £15 Concessions available
F1
Lera Lynn
Lera Lynn
7:30 PM
9:40 PM
Komedia
£18 Concessions available
F2
Sam eason
Sam Eason + Lauren Castle
7:30 PM
9:00 PM
Paulton Library
£4 / £2
F6
Ranjana Ghatak
Ranjana Ghatak & Liran Donin: New Meetings
9:30 PM
11:10 PM
Old Theatre Royal at Masonic Hall
£16 Concessions available
F7

Friday 27 May

Sean Shibe
Sean Shibe Guitar Recital
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
St Swithins Church
£18, £12. £8 Concessions available
G2
Swingin sunday walk
No Swinging on Sundays: The Story of Sydney Gardens: Walk
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
Location printed on ticket
£9
G3
Philharmonia 2
Philharmonia Orchestra: In Conversation
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Igloo at Abbey Hotel
Free but ticketed
G4
Champagne reception
Champagne Fundraising Reception
6:30 PM
7:30 PM
Ballroom, Forum
£20
G5
Keynsham Mailchimp
Bath Festivals Presents … Acoustic Showcase
7:00 PM
10:30 PM
Bonzo Lounge, Keynsham
Free
G6
Phil
Philharmonia Orchestra
7:30 PM
9:40 PM
Forum
£36, £28, £22, £17, £12 Concessions available
G2
Musician Alasdair Roberts.

September 2014.

Picture Drew Farrell.
Alasdair Roberts & Andy Cutting: New Meetings
9:30 PM
11:10 PM
Old Theatre Royal at Bath Masonic Hall
£16
G7

Saturday 28 May

Schuberts string quintet
Schubert’s String Quintet
11:00 AM
1:00 PM
Guildhall
£25, £21, £17, £12
H2
Piaf the show
Piaf! the Show
7:30 PM
9:40 PM
Forum
£36, £28, £22, £17, £12 Concessions available
H1
Gaz brookfield
Gaz Brookfield
8:00 PM
10:30 PM
Victoria Hall, Radstock
£5 / £3
H3
New Meetings
Twelfth Day & Maya Youssef: New Meetings
9:30 PM
11:10 PM
Old Theatre Royal at Bath Masonic Hall
£16 Concessions available
H4

Sunday 29 May

Family
Family Music Day
11:00 AM
3:00 PM
Parade Gardens

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