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Lamberhurst Music Festival Update September 2021

Updated September 2021. The committee of the LMF have decided that the safety of our audience, and the feeling of safety, is paramount, and the following restrictions will be in place for concerts in the church for 2021: All concerts in the church will be restricted to a maximum audience of 100 All concerts in […]

Feedback from Kanneh-Masons concert

I had a lovely email from a member of the audience from the September 4th Kanneh-Masons concert. The email said: “Just a line to thank you for facilitating the utterly spellbinding evening with the Kanneh Mason family last night. We were entranced by the music, as well as the personal nature of the occasion, with […]

Links to Kanneh-Masons CDs and books

During last night’s wonderful concert, I mentioned that the family had been unable to bring any merchandise with them, and that I would post links on our website. Sheku currently has two CDs available, ‘Inspiration’, which can be found here and ‘Elgar’ which can be found here. Isata also has two CDs available, ‘Romance’, a disk […]

Kanneh-Masons awarded Best Classical Artists 2021

Our artists for the September 2021 concert, the Kanneh-Mason family, have been awarded Best Classical Artists for 2021 by Global. We are not overly surprised as they were an inspiration to the nation during the first lockdown, performing regularly from their hallway, garden, or street! They almost made the superb Carnival of the Animals album […]

LMF – Coronavirus

I thought I would share with you updates of  what is happening to the 2020 season, and also some links and information regarding our artists, past and present. Currently, we are all under quarantune/lockdown and no concerts will be taking place. We will cancel as soon as it is no longer possible to stage them, […]

Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason Concert Review

Friday 15th November 2019 saw a  fantastic performance by two of the superstars of the classical world, Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason. The programme they created was varied and, in places, quite challenging. In particular, the ‘Grave’ by Witord Lutoslawski, was modern, and in places discordant, but was really brought to life by two young brilliant […]

Familiar faces

We’ve been lucky over the years at Lamberhurst Music Festival to have some really good artists come to us. A forthcoming release sees 3 of our previous artists combine on 1 disc! On the 30th August 2019 Lisa Friend, Craig Ogden, and the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet will be releasing a CD they recorded late last […]

Isata Kanneh-Mason - credit Robin Clewley

Isata Kanneh-Mason album tops the Classical Chart

Photo credit Robin Clewley When we were booked Sheku Kanneh-Mason (back in 2018), his management team suggested that we would need a pianist to accompany him, and recommended his sister Isata. Little did we know at that time how Isata’s career was going to take off. Iasata, 23, is currently atop the classical charts with […]

DEBUT Opera at Bayham

DEBUT Opera – Conquests of Love – 3rd August 2019 DEBUT came to Bayham Old Abbey and performed their wonderful new opera ‘Conquests of Love’ to huge acclaim. Here are a number of photos of the evening.