Festival Director Reinoud Ford’s philosophy is to showcase outstanding musicians and great programming to create musical experiences that engage, excite and inspire our ever-growing audiences. We are thrilled to present our sixth Festival programme. 

This year’s Festival will take place on one day: Saturday 11th November 2017. Our “Day of Music” is sure to offer something extraordinary and memorable for all ages. 

Refreshments will be available to purchase at both concerts. 


Family Concert 11.30 a.m. 

A Family Concert generously sponsored by the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust. Performed by the Thorne Trio. Filled with fantastic music, great games and informative instrument demos, this concert is a must for any young music fan and indeed any older ones too! Join us for what has become one of the Festival’s highlights each year. 

Tchaikovsky – Trepak; Mozart Divertimento No.4 Mov.2; Rossini – Largo al Factotum; Fucik – Der alte Brummbär (The Bear); Verdi – Parigi o cara from La Traviata; Milhaud – movements from Suite; Handel – Duo; De Haan – Divertimento 


Optional themed crafting hour from 10:15 a.m.

Our crafting hour has become a special and popular part of our children’s programme! Come for an hour of creativity and fun and take home your self-made toys and treasures after the concert! 

Venue: Christian Community Church, Hartfield Road, Forest Row

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Afternoon Concert 4.30 p.m. 

A super special afternoon concert with the award-winning Cassius Trio. Featuring world-class musicians Ann Beilby, Reinoud Ford, Martyn Jackson and Sam Armstrong this afternoon will be filled with a gorgeous programme and lots of sparkling notes. Not-to-be-missed! 

Franz Schubert – String Trio in B Flat Major

Ernst Von Dohnanyi – Serenade for String Trio, Op. 10 (Marcia; Romanza; Scherzo; Tema con Variazioni; Rondo) 

Johannes Brahms – Piano Quartet No.1 in G Minor, Op. 25 (Allegro; Intermezzo: Allegro non troppo – Trio:animato; Andante con moto; Rondo alla zingarese: presto) 

Venue: Christian Community Church, Hartfield Road, Forest Row

Time: 4.30pm