Barnes Music Festival

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The Barnes Music Festival is pleased to announce its programme for 2015 with 21 events between 14th and 29th March at venues across Barnes.

The theme is Magna Carta, Music & Freedom celebrating the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and its links with Barnes. Programme highlights include an opening Let the People Sing event led by renowned composer John Rutter, medieval music from specialist group Misericordia including a family pageant on Barnes Green, Purcell’s King Arthur with celebrity interludes from festival patron Gyles Brandreth and others, the renowned Coull Quartet with a Humanism in Music concert, Orff’s Carmina Burana by the Barnes Choir and an innovative Photography & Music exhibition at OSO Arts Centre.

There is also a Young Composer Competition for a piece to be sung at the final event.

Full details of the Festival can be found at, select “Events" to see the full programme of orchestral, choral, instrumental, jazz, photography and film events.

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