Leicester International Music Festival 2023

Music & Performance
21 September 2023 - 23 September 2022

Free Event

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Event Description

The annual showcase of Britain's leading musicians and distinguished composers returns to Leicester

Leicester International Music Festival 2023

"The musical experience of a lifetime"
"The world's finest musicians in a magnificent setting"

Our Artistic Director, Nicholas Daniel has assembled a brilliant team of musicians, including some of Britain's finest young players, for this year’s Festival, with three contrasting concert experiences to enjoy in the magnificent Victorian Gallery at Leicester Museum.

Lunchtime Concert: Thursday 21st September, 1pm
Iyad Sughayer (Piano)

The award-winning Jordanian-Palestinian pianist, Iyad Sughayer, begins his Mozart sonata cycle on his favourite piano in the Victorian Gallery at Leicester Museum.

FREE Music for Everyone: Saturday 23rd September, 1pm

Our brilliant festival musicians will present 'Music for Everyone' on Saturday lunchtime - a promenade concert aimed at families and young people - the first time since the Covid pandemic that we have been able to fill all of the museum's spaces with musical delights!

Evening Concert: Saturday 23rd September, 7.30pm
Mozart & Great British Women

Mozart: Adagio and Rondo for glass harmonica (piano), flute, oboe, violin and cello, K617
Thea Musgrave: Impromptu No 1 for flute and oboe
Eleanor Alberga: ‘Tiger Dream in Forest Green’ for flute, oboe, cello and piano
Mozart: Horn Quintet in Eb K407
Nicola Lefanu: ‘After Farrera’ for violin, horn and cello (second performance)
Mozart: String Quintet in G Minor, K516

Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin)
Katerina Nazerova (violin)
Ting-Ru Lai (viola)
Tetsuumi Nagata (viola)
Ashok Klouda (cello)
Thomas Hancox (flute)
Nicholas Daniel (oboe)
Ben Goldscheider (horn)
Anna Tilbrook (piano)

Tickets available to purchase here or in person from the museum shop:

  • Lunchtime Concert: £15, Under 25s £5, Parent & Child £5

  • Family Concert: Drop-in, free event

  • Evening Concert: £20, Under 25s £5, Parent & Child £5

Festival Programme 2023 here.

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