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  • Photo of the Day: Sunday 18 May

    The Harlem Quartet flew in all the way from New York for last night’s concert, their first public appearance in the UK. They still had time to enjoy themselves backstage while preparing for a beautiful, stirring night of Beethoven, Borodin and Wynton Marsalis. Photograph credit: Julian Foxon Photography

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  • Photo of the Day: Saturday 17 May

    We had a blast at Party in the City last and there are so many fabulous photos that it was hard to pick just one. In the end we had to go with the Fire Bird, part of our grand street performance finale, which kept us enthralled as it stalked the streets of Bath, showering […]

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  • Guest Blog: Top Five(Six) Party in the City Events

    Top Five(Six) Party in the City Events by Festival Intern Mila Whiteley Looking at the Party in the City brochure for the opening night of Bath International Music Festival can be very overwhelming. There are so many performances in so many venues and there seem to be too many good shows. Plus all the performances […]

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  • Guest Blog: Harlem Quartet

    Harlem Quartet by Festival Intern Mila Whiteley While there are numerous amazing events taking place throughout the entire week of the Bath International Music Festival, one of the performances I am most looking forward to takes place within the first weekend. The Harlem Quartet, performing Saturday May 17th is well known for its impressive repertoire […]

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  • Music Festival news round-up

    It’s been a busy time for all of us here at Bath Festivals, as well as for some of the artists appearing at the Bath International Music Festival this year. The Harlem Quartet enjoyed their first ever album release party. You can see a few pictures here on their Facebook page. They also shared their […]

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  • Brochure Cover Artwork

    This year’s Bath International Music Festival runs from Friday 16 until Monday 26 May, bringing a feast of excitement and entertainment to Bath all based around Artistic Director Alasdair Nicolson’s Festival themes of a cabinet of curiosities, a voyage of discovery and a collection of the familiar and the unfamiliar. Commissioned and designed for the […]

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  • Music Festival Staff Picks – Owen

    Bath International Music Festival Top Pick from Owen McNeir, Development and Marketing Director: Shapes of Sleep When someone asks me ‘If you could be anywhere right now, where would you be?’ my mind wanders off to secluded African beaches I have yet to visit, across the terraces of Sri Lankan tea plantations, down sun drenched […]

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  • Music Festival Staff Picks – Ali

    Bath International Music Festival Top Pick from Ali Sully, Sales and Administration Manager: Stacey Kent It’s been 10 years since Stacey Kent last wowed  Bath International Music Festival audiences with a stunning set in Bath Pavilion, and she’s grown even stronger as a performer in the ensuing years.  I’ve not yet heard her new Brazilian […]

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  • Music Festival Staff Picks – Lou

    Bath International Music Festival Top Pick from Lou Betts, Learning and Participation Manager: Harlem Quartet After the energetic start to the Festival that is our annual schools commission, with 150 school children taking to the stage on Friday 16 May in the Forum, I shall be looking forward to the Harlem Quartet, performing in the […]

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  • Music Festival Staff Picks – Rosie

    Bath International Music Festival Top Pick from Rosie Fearon, Senior Development Officer: In Flanders Fields I’m really looking forward to In Flanders Fields. The balance of the evening between literature and music is an intriguing one (particularly from the perspective of an English Literature graduate) and I think it will prove a highlight of my […]

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