The 2014 Festival will be taking place from Thursday 1st May to Bank Holiday Monday 5th May.
Details of the programme still being finalised but the theme for the weekend is
Charles Burney in 18th Century England
influencing future directions of music throughout the whole world...
- in our Highlight Choral Performance of Haydn's Creation with the English Symphony Orchestra and St Chad's Festival Chorus
- of music in the year St Chad's was built, celebrating the life and work of Shrewsbury born Charles Burney (1726-1814) who wrote the first encyclopaedia of music in four volumes, published 1776-1789
- of music today with performances from a wide range of local children and young people
All events take place at St Chad's Church, Shrewsbury SY1 1JX