Wed 22 May - Sun 2nd June

Welcome to Bath International Music Festival: Friday 15 – Tuesday 26 May 2015

12 glorious early summer days of wonderful music, performed by some of the world’s finest musicians in beautiful venues and unusual spaces against the backdrop of this World Heritage City.

Bath International Music Festival 2015 celebrates its 67th year combining a fine classical programme with the best in contemporary jazz, world and folk. Highlights include: Steven Osborne – Artist in Residence, Hugh Masekela, Willard White, John Butt, Thomas Trotter, Stile Antico, Mike Westbrook, Goldfrapp’s Will Gregory, Emily Portman, Bellowhead’s Sam Sweeney, Laura van der Heijden & European Union Chamber Orchestra.

General booking is Now Open 01225 463 362

 

What's On

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Friday 15 May

Fire bird
Party in the City: The Biggest Free Show in Bath
5:30 PM
12:00 AM
Various Venues in Bath City Centre
Free Event
Schools Commision
Down the Rabbit Hole: Schools Procession and Commission
5:30 PM
7:15 PM
Southgate
Free Event

Saturday 16 May

Steven osborne piano recital
Steven Osborne Piano Recital
11:00 AM
1:00 PM
Guildhall
£25, £21, £17, £10
A1
Georgian pleasures
Georgian Pleasures
3:00 PM
5:30 PM
Newton Park, Bath Spa
£15, £5
A2
hot sardines
The Hot Sardines
7:30 PM
9:00 PM
Guildhall
£25, £18, £10
A5
Alash-Ensemble
Alash Ensemble
7:30 PM
9:30 PM
ICIA University of Bath
£20
A3
Phil-King
Phil King
7:30 PM
9:30 PM
Midsomer Norton Town Hall
£10
A4
Sam sweeney
Emily Portman & Sam Sweeney
9:30 PM
11:00 PM
Old Theatre Royal at Bath Masonic Hall
£16
A6
hot sardines
The Hot Sardines * Newly Added Show
10:00 PM
11:30 PM
Guildhall
£25/£18/£10
M1

Sunday 17 May

Steven osborne
Steven Osborne / Jean Johnson / Philip Higham
11:00 AM
1:00 PM
Guildhall
£25, £21, £17, £10
B1
Bath Abbey
Festival Evensong
3:30 PM
4:30 PM
Bath Abbey
Free event
Steven Osborne3
In Conversation – Steven Osborne
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Francis Hotel
Free Event
B2
Alinka - Iford young artists concert
Violetta’s Party: Iford Arts brings opera to town
7:00 PM
9:00 PM
Guildhall
£28, £23, £17, £10
B3

Monday 18 May

Ji Liu
Ji Liu – Piano
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Guildhall
£15, £10
C1
Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita credit Josh Pulman 3
In Conversation – Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Francis Hotel
Free Event
C2
catrin
Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita
7:30 PM
9:30 PM
Guildhall
£25, £18, £10
C3

Tuesday 19 May

Bartosz
Bartosz Woroch – Violin
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Guildhall
£15, £10
D1
cremona
Cremona Quartet
7:30 PM
9:30 PM
Guildhall
£28, £23, £17, £10
D2

Wednesday 20 May

Amy Harman
Amy Harman / Jonathan Ware
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Guildhall
£15, £10
E1
thomas_trotter_1
In Conversation – Thomas Trotter
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Francis Hotel
Free Event
E2
Thomas_Trotter
Thomas Trotter
7:00 PM
9:00 PM
Bath Abbey
£20, £15, £10
E4
Simcock Rebello
Jason Rebello / Gwilym Simcock
7:30 PM
9:30 PM
Wiltshire Music Centre
£18
E3

Thursday 21 May

heijden in convo
In Conversation – Laura van der Heijden
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Francis Hotel
Free Event
F1
Jennifer Crook
Jennifer Crook
7:30 PM
9:30 PM
Paulton Library
£5
F4
Molotov Jukebox Flares Mike Massaro (3)
Molotov Jukebox
7:30 PM
9:30 PM
Komedia
£15, £7
F3
heijden
Laura van der Heijden plays Haydn
7:30 PM
9:30 PM
The Forum
£30, £26, £22, £16, £10
F2

Friday 22 May

Petrov
Michael Petrov / Alexander Ullman
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Guildhall
£15, £10
G1
Stile Antico
In Conversation- Stile Antico
5:30 PM
12:00 AM
Francis Hotel
Free Event
G2
stile
Stile Antico
7:30 PM
9:30 PM
Bath Abbey
£33, £25, £19, £14, £10
G4
Jess Vincent 2
Jess Vincent
7:30 PM
10:00 PM
Keynsham Community Space
£7
G3

Saturday 23 May

gregory
Will Gregory & Tony Orrell: He Who Gets Slapped
2:00 PM
3:45 PM
Komedia
£18
H1
shipp
Matthew Shipp / Michael Bisio Duo
7:30 PM
9:30 PM
ICIA University of Bath
£17.50
H3
westbrook
Mike Westbrook – The Westbrook Blake
7:30 PM
8:45 PM
St Mary’s Bathwick
£25, £18, £12
H2
Hoppin'-Mad
Hoppin’ Mad
8:30 PM
11:30 PM
Victoria Hall, Radstock
£10, £8, £5
H4
Gwyneth Herbert
Gwyneth Herbert
9:30 PM
11:00 PM
Old Theatre Royal at Bath Masonic Hall
£16
H5

Sunday 24 May

Cleveland Pools 1
Red Note Ensemble
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Cleveland Pools
£12
J2
Parade Gardens
Family Music Day
11:00 AM
3:00 PM
Parade Gardens
Free event
J1
John Butt NEW
John Butt plays Bach
3:30 PM
5:00 PM
St Swithin’s Church
£20, £18, £10
J3
Steven Osborne3
Steven Osborne plays Messiaen
7:00 PM
9:15 PM
St Mary’s Bathwick
£25, £18, £12
J4
Pat Thomas and Orphy Robinson
Orphy Robinson / Black Top
9:30 PM
11:00 PM
Old Theatre Royal at Bath Masonic Hall
£16
J5

Monday 25 May

house
House Gospel Choir
2:00 PM
3:30 PM
Komedia
£15, £7, Free
K1
butt 2
Bach Violin Concertos
4:00 PM
5:45 PM
St Swithin's
£25, £18, £10
K2
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Hugh Masekela + Helele
7:30 PM
10:00 PM
Forum
£32, £27, £25, £20, £15
K3

Tuesday 26 May

manning
Peter Manning & Renato Balsadonna
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Guildhall
£15, £10
L1
willard
Sir Willard White and Bath Philharmonia
7:30 PM
9:30 PM
The Forum
£32, £27, £25, £20, £15
L2

News

Highlights from the 2015 Bath International Music Festival Classical Programme in May as the musicians prepare
April 21, 2015

Glorious Classical Music in Iconic Bath Surroundings Bath is lucky enough to welcome a host of newly emerging and well established musicians in May as part of the Bath International ...…

Hot off the Press: Party in the City full events listings for the biggest free show in Bath now available on-line
April 8, 2015

PARTY IN THE CITY FULL EVENTS LISTINGS AVAILABLE TO VIEW: ON-LINE BROCHURE Bath International Music Festival kicks off this year’s festival on Friday 15 May with the city wide celebration, ...…

Classical Lunchtime Concerts in May. From 1-2pm Celebrating Young Rising Talent at Bath’s Guildhall. From £10
April 7, 2015

The lunchtime concerts at Bath Festivals have been a great platform for young rising talent in classical music for many years. For 2015, we’re working with the Young Concert Artists’ ...…

The Hot Sardines “one of the best jazz bands in NYC today” Add Extra Performance at #bathmusicfest 2015

We are delighted to announce The Hot Sardines will play a second gig at Bath Guildhall on Saturday 16 May, due to popular demand. The first performance has now sold out ...…

General Booking for the 2015 Bath International Music Festival 15 – 26 May is Now Open. The Best of Classical, Jazz, World, Folk and Family Music in Iconic Bath Settings
March 24, 2015

General booking for the 2015 Bath International Music Festival is now open. The 2015 Bath International Bath Music Festival opens on 15 May with Party in the City and continues until Sir Willard ...…