Classical Zone

We wanted to provide a wider range of music for this year’s festival and are delighted that Nick Bailey, former Classic FM presenter, agreed to organise a classical programme. All the concerts will take place in the Riverside Church. Entrance will be free to ticket holders, with a small entrance charge for non-ticket holders.


Craig Ogden – guitar


Anne Denholm – one of Britain’s leading young harpists and currently Official Harpist to the Prince of Wales ( played at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle)


Lana Trotovsek – violin, playing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto and the Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams on Sunday afternoon.


Boris Bizjak – (former winner of the Slovenian National Chamber Music Competition three years running) Performing flute and piano recital including Carnival of Venice and Carmen Fantasy; and Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto


John Wilson – piano. (Northern School of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music)


Jonathan Delbridge – Purcel’s Rondeau arranged for the organ (former director of Keltique choir).


Lanreath Community Band and String Ensemble – An eclectic mix of classical, film and tango, from Pirates of the Caribbean to Pachelbel’s Canon.