Thaxted Festival 2021 Concert Programme

We are delighted to announce that Thaxted Festival 2021 will take place over two long weekends: Thursday 24 June to Sunday 27, and Thursday 1 July to Sunday 4 July. During this time we will present nine concerts from leading artists.

Scroll down for our first long weekend, and then scroll down further for our second long weekend concerts. Then swipe or click right to see each event, and click through for full details. General booking opens Tuesday 4 May.

Thaxted Festival 2021: First Weekend

The Heath Quartet

Thursday 24 June, 7.30pm

Winner of the 2016 Gramophone Chamber Music Award, the sought-after Heath Quartet opens the 2021 Thaxted Festival.

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Laura van der Heijden - cello &
Jâms Coleman - piano

Friday 25 June, 7.30pm

Captivating cellist Laura van der Heijden is joined by young Welsh prize-winning pianist Jâms Coleman for this stimulating chamber recital.

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Robin Walker –
Lincoln Organ recital

Saturday 26 June, 12.00 noon

In the 200th anniversary year of Thaxted’s Lincoln Organ, Robin Walker returns to celebrate this historic instrument and its musical heritage.

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The Darius Brubeck Quartet

Saturday 26 June, 7.30pm

We are delighted to welcome for the first time one of jazz piano’s outstanding exponents: Darius Brubeck & his ensemble of leading UK jazz players.

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Opus Anglicanum with Jason Rebello

Sunday 27 June, 7.30pm

The polished vocal quintet Opus Anglicanum join with remarkable pianist & improviser Jason Rebello to present Candlemas.

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Thaxted Festival 2021: Second Weekend

Howard Shelley & the
London Mozart Players

Thursday 1 July, 7.30pm

London Mozart Players with distinguished pianist and conductor Howard Shelley directing the piano concerto from the keyboard.

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Zeb Soanes & Selina Cadell
with Covent Garden Sinfonia

Friday 2 July, 7.30pm

Façade by William Walton and Edith Sitwell; Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals in a new text by Roger McGough; new work.

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VOCES8 – Sing Joyfully

Saturday 3 July, 7.30pm

We are delighted to welcome leading British vocal ensemble VOCES8 for the first time to celebrate the joy & beauty of voices in harmony.

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Covent Garden Soloists with Christopher Weston – piano

Sunday 4 July, 7.30pm

Our 2021 Festival comes to a close with the outstanding Covent Garden Soloists, joined by pianist Christopher Weston.

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