Holst at the Barnes Music Festival

Sunday 17 March 2013, 6.00pm

St Mary’s Church, Barnes, SW13

Barnes Concert Band
John Colet Singers

2013 is the centenary of composer Gustav Holst living in Barnes from 1908 to 1913 and plans are in hand to celebrate with the inaugural Barnes Music Festival, a weeklong series of musical events. Within the theme of Holst and the English tradition events include orchestral pieces, choral works, film and jazz performances, including world premieres of new works, featuring internationally known artists and local groups.

Barnes Concert Band will be performing Holst’s seminal First Suite and other works in a joint concert with the John Colet Singers.

Programme to include:

Holst: First Suite in E flat
Holst: Songs of the West

Tickets are £12 and £10 – visit the Barnes Music Festival website for details and booking.


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