… but on this occasion nothing borrowed and certainly nothing blue. Following their introducing the Festival last year to the music of Schubert’s best pal, Franz Lachner, The Cambini Ensemble this year presents his Octet for wind instruments, preceded by the world premiere of Quintet No 3, written for them by local composer, Michael Lewis.
Retiring Collection for St Andrew’s Church and DMA
KABANTU SCHOOLS CONCERT
1.00pm St George’s Church, Deal
Join Kabantu, an award winning quintet from Manchester, who will take you on a whistle stop tour around the globe. Pack your bags as we explore the sounds of America, Africa, Brazil and many more. Get stuck in with drum battles, conducting, group singing and we’ll tell you all about our instruments along the way!
Public Admission at the door subject to availability
Family Ticket (1 Adult,1 Child) £5.00
KABANTU IN CONCERT
7.45pm The Astor Community Theatre, Deal
A quintet from Manchester that unravels new marriages of music from around the globe to celebrate the space where different cultures meet.
Vocal harmonies from South African coalesce with everything from Celtic reels and Brazilian samba to Balkan folk music and beyond. Kabantu uses its music to bridge countries and cultures, creating an exuberant and joyful sound. The ensemble has performed at the BBC Proms, on BBC3’s In Tune and at venues across the UK, including The Sage Gateshead, and Bridgewater Hall.
Winners of the Royal Over-Seas League Ensemble Award 2017
Ticket Price £18.00
Tickets available from The Astor Community Theatre, Deal on 01304 370220 or online www.astor.org