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Our sponsors – The Vineyard, Lamberhurst

The Vineyard, Lamberhurst We are delighted to be sponsoring the Lamberhurst Music Festival again in 2017. The Vineyard is a pub and restaurant, with accomodation that has been in Lamberhurst since the 17th century. Recently refurbished to a very high standard we offer great beer, an extensive traditional English and regional French brasserie style cuisine. The accomodation […]

Our sponsors – Knight Frank

We are delighted to be supporting the Lamberhurst Music Festival again this year. At Knight Frank Tunbridge Wells, we specialise in marketing and selling residential property in Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding villages. From striking new builds to beautiful period homes, or country properties in more rural surroundings. If you are considering a move and […]

What makes a Stradivarius sound so good?

Antonio Stradivari lived in Italy between 1644 and 1737, living to the very respectable age of 93. He made over 1100 instruments in his lifetime, and around 960 of these were violins. Of these 960 violins, it is estimated that between 450 and 512 survive today. These violins, known by the Latinised form of his surname – Stradivarius – […]

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On Mozart’s birthday, 10 interesting facts about the musical genius

Mozart was both on this day, 27th January, in 1756. He composed over 600 works, and is one of the most influential composers of all time. Here are 10 facts you might not know about him. Mozart  was baptized Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart. He dropped the first two names and changed Theophilus (meaning ‘loved by […]

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LMF – a new website

The Lamberhurst Music Festival has a new improved website. Users should find it easier to order tickets, find information about forthcoming concerts, access the frequently asked questions page, plus read articles from the classical music world that might be of interest. If you create a userid, your details (address etc.) will be stored so that you do not have to […]

Tasmin Little At St Mary’s school

Tasmin Little’s visit to St Mary’s School and St Mary’s Church was a wonderful experience for the children and a superb occasion for the evening audience. Arriving at the school at 2.30pm she was shown into the school hall and began to tune up. Even at this early point, I could tell that the children […]

Tasmin Little – 20th January concert review

The concert began with a very short Allegro by Telemann which although seemed to be over almost before it had begun, was a wonderful start to the concert as it teased the audience. Tasmin’s virtuosity could clearly be seen in this short piece, and the sound and tone of her violin in St Mary’s was […]