Winter SIMFestival 2022 – Finale

Winter SIMFestival 2022 – Finale

December 10, 2022

Stamford Arts Centre

7:30 pm

£24

The finale of our first winter festival brings together fourteen fantastic musicians for a Mendelssohn String Symphony, Tchaikovsky’s luscious Serenade for Strings and the fiendish Concerto for Strings in D by Stravinsky.

Opening Concert – SIMFestival 2022

Opening Concert – SIMFestival 2022

May 19, 2022

St Martin's Church

7:00 pm

£16

The first of SIMFestival’s seven 2022 concerts sets the tone perfectly for the next four days of glorious chamber music.

Late Night Schoenberg – SIMFestival 2022

Late Night Schoenberg – SIMFestival 2022

May 19, 2022

St Martin’s Church

9:30 pm

£12

The second of SIMFestival’s seven 2022 concerts is one not to be missed. Often considered Schoenberg’ s most celebrated work, ‘Verklarte Nacht’ was composed in 1899 when he was just 25, the same age as many of the performers in this concert!

Beethoven, Schubert & Arensky – SIMFestival 2022

Beethoven, Schubert & Arensky – SIMFestival 2022

May 20, 2022

Stamford Arts Centre

7:00 pm

£16

Schubert’s unfinished trio composition is rounded out in this evening concert by Arensky’s Second String Quartet, probably his best-known work and a musical tribute to Tchaikovsky, and Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No.9 in A Major.

Late Night Schubert – SIMFestival 2022

Late Night Schubert – SIMFestival 2022

May 20, 2022

Stamford Arts Centre

9:15 pm

£12

Back by popular demand, SIMFestival’s ‘Late Night Schubert’ concert has sold out each year, so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment. This year, our festival musicians bring you Schubert’s fifteenth and final quartet.

Beethoven Septet – SIMFestival 2022

Beethoven Septet – SIMFestival 2022

May 21, 2022

Stamford Arts Centre

7:30 pm

£18

The fifth concert of SIMFestival 2022 promises to be a joyous occasion. With its mixture of grandeur and intimacy and virtuosity the Eb Major Septet became Beethoven’s most popular work during his lifetime.

Trio Kurtág Coffee Concert – SIMFestival 2022

Trio Kurtág Coffee Concert – SIMFestival 2022

May 22, 2022

Browne's Hospital

11:00 am

£10

SIMFestival’s Sunday morning concert is once again featuring a young and upcoming ensemble. This year we are delighted to be presenting Trio Kurtág, a new string trio founded in 2021 by Eliza Millett, Yume Fujise and Juliette Roos.

The Festival Finale – SIMFestival 2022

The Festival Finale – SIMFestival 2022

May 22, 2022

Stamford Arts Centre

5:00 pm

£16

SIMFestival 2022 comes to an exciting close in this Finale Concert with works by Mozart, Zemlinsky and Mendelssohn.

Luthier Talk: Meet the Instruments

Luthier Talk: Meet the Instruments

May 20, 2022

Stamford Arts Centre

6:00 pm

£5, Free for Students of Violin Making

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.

Luthier Talk: Meet the Makers

Luthier Talk: Meet the Makers

May 21, 2022

Stamford Arts Centre

1:00 pm

£5, Free for Students of Violin Making

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.

Luthier Talk: History of the Violin

Luthier Talk: History of the Violin

May 22, 2022

Stamford Arts Centre

12:15 pm

£5, Free for Students of Violin Making

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] Transfigured Night: Schoenberg & Mendelssohn

[RESCHEDULED] Transfigured Night: Schoenberg & Mendelssohn

April 16, 2022

St Martin’s Church

7:30 pm

£18 adults (£6 under 26s)

[RESCHEDULED] – Originally intended for our 2020 Festival programme, we are delighted to be bringing this very special piece of Schoenberg repertoire to Stamford.

Vivaldi & Bach at Christmas

Vivaldi & Bach at Christmas

December 11, 2021

Stamford Arts Centre

7:30 pm

£20 adults (£10 under 18s)

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!