At 11.00am On Tuesday 4th March 2015 in the Royal Box at Newbury Racecourse, Mark Eynon, Festival Director Newbury Spring Festival and Paul Hughes, General Manager BBC Symphony Orchestra launched the 37th year of the festival which will present some of the world’s finest musicians in a fortnight from May 9th- 23rd 2015.
Click the play icon to hear the launch interview with Festival Director Mark Eynon and Paul Hughes, General Manager BBC Symphony Orchestra:
There will be 45 concerts in 20 venues in and around Newbury, from the Corn Exchange, village churches and country houses such as Highclere Castle and Englefield.The BBC Symphony Orchestra with Valeriy Sokolov, making his Newbury debut, under Edward Gardner opens the Festival on the 9th May at St Nicholas Church.
Newbury Spring Festival 2015 encompasses Orchestral, choral and chamber music, recitals, talks, readings, cabaret, opera, dance, theatre, jazz, folk, film.
For Further information : http://www.newburyspringfestival.org.uk