REVIEW: Musical joy for all ages as Kidenza goes on a trip around the world

Kidenza, Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham

The Singing Allsorts present their Tenth Anniversary Charity Concert on July 6

Ballads, classics and African chants at Cuckfield’s new arts event

The first ever Cuckfield Arts Festival is running until Saturday, July 8, and offers plenty of lively concerts featuring many different styles of music.

From left: Lucy Jeal (violin), Andrew Thurgood (violin), Matthew Quenby (viola), Caroline Tyler (piano), Anna Cooper (viola), Sarah Carvalho-Dubost (cello) and Pavlos Carvalho (cello). Picture by Melvyn Walmsley

REVIEW: New arts festival begins with a sparkling concert

Ensemble Reza with Caroline Tyler, Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Saturday, June 24

Jonathan Willcocks

REVIEW: The Chichester Singers, Chichester Cathedral

At the start of the second week of the Festival of Chichester, the Chichester Singers produced their concert, which had been prepared so as to suit the Festival.

Festival of Chichester: fantastic tribute to late, great genius George Harrison

REVIEW: The music of George Harrison with The All Things Must Pass Orchestra, Alexandra Theatre, Regis Centre, Bognor Regis.

Vida Guitar Quartet (St Pancras Church, Tuesday, July 11, 7.30pm)

Amici Concerts set to soar in Chichester

The Amici Concerts series at the Festival of Chichester is enjoying its fourth year this year – four years of great success. Amanda Cook, who puts the series together with fellow musician Meg Hamilton, is delighted at the way it has developed.

94 Strings

Harp duo at Festival of Chichester

Fiona Hosford has checked and double-checked the maths. 94 Strings really will be offering 162 Strings on a Sunday Afternoon for this year’s Festival of Chichester.


Debut album from "English rose"

Billing herself as “an English rose with Italian roots, singing her dreams”, Carly Paoli – who lives just outside Arundel – is launching her debut album.


Chris Farlowe at Priory Park, as part of Festival of Chichester

Who was number one when England’s footballers won the World Cup in 1966?

Felicity Lott

Dame Felicity Lott presents an evening of song at Horsham’s Capitol

Horsham Music Circle, in association with The Capitol, presents An Evening of Song with Dame Felicity Lott next month.


Festival of Chichester: new era for ensemble

The Consort of Twelve return to this year’s Festival of Chichester as they continue to rebuild after the departure of their founder.


Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra join Festival of Chichester

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra returns to this summer’s Festival of Chichester, with conductor Michael Seal and Classical Brit Award-winning cellist Guy Johnston, who will perform one of the best known works of British classical music, Elgar’s Cello Concerto.

Jenie Pressdee

Talents celebrated at Festival of Chichester

The Rotary Club of Chichester Harbour are promising a superb programme for this year’s Talent of Chichester, part of the 2017 Festival of Chichester.

Chichester City Band

Chichester City Band join Festival of Chichester 2017

Chichester’s own brass band will give their annual Festival of Chichester concert this Saturday, June 24 at St Paul’s Church.

Cantemus Choir

Cantemus Choir choir in concert

Cantemus Choir’s Midsummer Night Concert will be on Saturday, June 24 at 7.30pm at St James’s Church, Emsworth.

Celebrating George

George Harrison celebration at Festival of Chichester

A ten-piece band dedicated to the Quiet Beatle’s work, they celebrated the music of the late, great George Harrison at ​Brighton Komedia on  June 8 before playing the next night in Harrison’s adopted town with a date at ​Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames on June 9.

Schubert and Schumann at the Festival of Chichester

Cambridge-based French pianist Patrick Hemmerlé will perform Fantasies by Schubert and Schumann for the Festival of Chichester.


Funtington Music Group mark 25 years

The Funtington Music Group’s Summer Buffet Concert marked the Group’s 25th Anniversary on 14 June at the University of Chichester. The Group were pleased to welcome the dynamic young Ruisi String Quartet, which was enthusiastically received.

Alan Barnes

25-years festival celebration with Chichester Jazz Club

Chichester Jazz Club celebrate their quarter of a century with a date at this year’s Festival of Chichester.

Mayor of Chichester opens city festival

Councillor Peter Evans, accompanied by Mayoress, Cllr Margaret Evans, told crowds on the Cathedral Green to expect a brilliant line-up of arts, culture and community activities over the next four weeks.

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