This year we are very excited to be partnering with the brilliant Stamford Strings – a specialist shop making, restoring and selling instruments from the violin family.
The first of our three talks gives the audience will have a unique opportunity to learn about the instruments that the festival musicians play and listen to the differences and similarities between them.
The second of our three talks gives audience the opportunity to learn about the Art of Violin Making from local violin makers based at Stamford Strings.
The third and final talk in our new luthier lead series. A brief history of the violin takes you from its birth in Italy to the resurgence of violin making as a master craft in the 20th century.
[RESCHEDULED] – Originally intended for our 2020 Festival programme, we are delighted to be bringing this very special piece of Schoenberg repertoire to Stamford.
SIMFestival is back, and with a line-up of concerts and musicians that might be our best yet. Read more about our scheduled launch concert here.
After a 20 month forced hiatus, it gives us enormous pleasure to bring you news of our upcoming concerts and 2022 festival.
A Christmas treat from SIMFestival – Vivaldi’s celebratory ‘Four Seasons’ and a sumptuous Bach concerto for two violins. Tickets available now from Stamford Arts Centre!