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Sacconi Chamber Music Festival: Sacconi Quartet & RCM Chamber Orchestra

Sacconi Chamber Music Festival: Sacconi Quartet & RCM Chamber Orchestra

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The Sacconi String Quartet present their 15th Annual Chamber Music Festival: ‘On the Streets and in the Sky’. Tonight’s concert in collaboration with students from the Royal College of Music features Vaughan Williams’ famous Lark Ascending with Hannah Dawson from the Sacconi Quartet on solo violin.

Sacconi Quartet: Ben Hancox (violin), Hannah Dawson (violin), Robin Ashwell (viola), Cara Berridge (cello)
Royal College of Music Chamber Orchestra

Purcell - Selection of Fantasias (for string quartet):
Fantasia a 4 No. 6 in F Z737 (1680) Chacony in G minor Z730 (c.1678) Fantasia a 4 No. 11 in G Z742 (1680) Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending (arr. for string orch) (Hannah Dawson, solo violin) Tchaikovsky - 'Souvenir de Florence' in D minor, Op. 70
Wojciech Kilar - 'Orawa' for string orchestra

Duration: 120 minutes including an interval


Join us for a single evening performance or make the most of the festival with our special Festival Rover Pass.

Single concerts cost £25 or £16 or you can enjoy the whole festival for £90 (or £85 if you book before 1 April).

How to book a Rover Ticket:

1. Select your tickets for all 5 festival concerts and add them to your basket
2. When you go to the checkout the discount will be applied to your basket
3. Booking more than one Rover Pass? Add all the concert tickets you want and discounts will be applied

If you have any issues booking tickets please contact the Box Office on 01303 760 740 or

Under 35s: £10 (proof of age may be required) 8 - 25s: Free with the CAVATINA ticket scheme.

Check out Sounds Folkestonefor information about other events on the Sacconi Festival weekend including a multi-media exhibition in response to the Sacconis’ Beethoven on the Beach project with artist Kate Beaugié.


St Mary's & St Eanswythe's Church
Church Street,
CT20 1SW

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£25.00 Full Price
£85.00 Early Bird until 31 March
£90.00 Rover from 01 April
£10.00 Under 35's
Cavatina Free Under 25's

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