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Music: ‘Summer Sunday’ featuring Nova Foresta Classical Players with Ruth Mills Soprano

Sunday 25 August 2019
7.00pm - 9.30pm

Introducing ‘The Nova Foresta Classical Players’ to the Weald & Downland Living Museum for a relaxed evening under the stars with music by the Museum’s millpond.

The Nova Foresta Classical Players was founded in 2017 by Cellist/Conductor Philip Daish-Handy and Pianist Martin Penrose. The Orchestra specialise in music from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic Eras.

2019 sees ‘Nova’ fast gaining recognition as a musical ‘tour de force’ and are performing concerts and recitals to sell out audiences across the country.

“It is as if these players have found a delicious secret discovery in music and all they want, is to share it with us.”

The programme for this evenings Summer Sunday will include:

  • Handel Water Music
  • Vivaldi Summer from the Four Seasons
  • Massent Meditation from Thais
  • Barber Adagio for Strings
  • Elgar Serenade for Strings
  • Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
  • Gershwin ‘Summertime’
  • Carmen ‘Habanera’
  • National Anthem – God Save the Queen


Adult – £30.00

Child (up to 15 years) – £10.00

Tickets must be pre-booked

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Doors open at 6.15pm for a 7:00pm start. 
Please ensure you bring your proof of ticket purchase with you, either a printed copy or on your smartphone or tablet.  Your ticket will be void and admission refused without proof of purchase.
Details are correct at the time of publication, but the Museum reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the programme.
Due to the nature of this event and for the comfort of everyone in the audience, please note that dogs are not permitted at the performance (except assistance dogs).

The event will take place inside the Downland Gridshell building and there will be a bar selling drinks and snacks throughout the show.