Sacconi Chamber Music Festival 2019: Haydn, Mozart, Woolrich, Bartok

Sat 18 May

The Sacconi Quartet present their 12th annual Chamber Music Festival!

Haydn’s ‘Bird’ Quartet opens tonight’s concert, performed by the award-winning Salome Quartet from the Royal College of Music. After a break of two years, our very own RCM String Ensemble returns to perform three greats of the string orchestra repertoire including John Woolrich’s haunting Ulysses Awakes for Viola and Strings. Expect to hear strings like you’ve never heard them before!

Sacconi Quartet:
Ben Hancox (violin), Hannah Dawson (violin), Robin Ashwell (viola), Cara Berridge (cello)

Salome Quartet:
Haim Choi (Violin), Inês Delgado (Violin), Kasia Zimińska (viola), Shizuku Tatsuno (cello)

Royal College of Music String Ensemble

Haydn - String Quartet in C major, Op. 33, No. 3 ‘The Bird’
Mozart - Divertimento in D major, K. 136
Woolrich - ‘Ulysses Awakes’ for viola and strings
Bartok - Divertimento for string orchestra

Saturday 18 May, 7.00pm
St Mary & St Eansywthe’s Church, Folkestone, CT20 1SW
Tickets £25 / Rover Ticket £90 (£85 if you book before 29th March 2019)

The Rover ticket gives access to all 5 concerts at the Sacconi Festival and can ONLY be bought over the phone. Book your Rover now and take advantage of our Early Bird offer of £85 instead of £90 if you buy before 29th March. 8-25 year olds go FREE with the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust (ask for CAVATINA tickets, proof of age may be required). More details about the Festival can be found at

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