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We present six concerts a year and aim to create a regional centre of musical excellence in Powderham Castle.

It has been decided that, due to the continuing situation with COVID-19,  we must CANCEL our concerts on FRIDAY APRIL 24th & FRIDAY JUNE 5th.

We hope that you all remain safe and well during these unprecedented times and hope to be able to welcome you to the James Wyatt Music Room again in the near future.

24th April 2020

This concert is CANCELLED. Wells Cathedral School Brass Ensemble

'New Generation Artist Series'.
This is a unique chance to hear these remarkable and highly gifted young musicians, before they embark on their professional music careers.

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‘Music in the Castle’

Registered Charity no: 1187306

During the final year in Higher Education, all UK Conservatoires, Universities and Specialist Music Schools are keen to identify quality concert locations for their best graduate instrumentalists and opera students.

For at least three concerts each year, Powderham Castle’s very impressive James Wyatt Music Room is now being used as a Concert Hall launchpad for the very best instrumental and opera students – performers of a standard associated with BBC TV’s Young Musician series or BBC3’s ‘New Generation Artists’ programmes.

All UK Conservatoires & Specialist Music Schools have warmly embraced this initiative. By encouraging gifted young instrumentalists from across the UK and abroad, these special concerts will play an important part in ensuring the future of classical music.

Future Concerts

This concert is CANCELLED. Fitzwilliam String Quartet

5th June 2020

One of the longest established string quartets in the world.

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Matthew Farthing - “Western Music for Strings on Marimba"

18th September 2020

The first time Music in the Castle has featured a percussionist. Matthew performs regularly with the London Symphony Orchestra & The John Wilson Orchestra.

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