Cantilena Festival on Islay 2019 Programme
The 2019 Cantilena Festival on Islay is from Sunday 7th July to Friday 12th July 2019.
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Please note that this an outline of the Festival and some details may be subject to change. Concerts start at 7.30pm.
Cantilena Programme 2019
|Sunday 7th July||Columba Centre|
|Mozart||Piano Trio in Bb K502|
|Schumann||Piano Quartet in E flat|
|Shostakovich||Piano Quintet in G minor Op.57|
|Monday 8th July||Laphroaig|
|Young Professional Musicians Showcase and works from the full ensemble|
|Tuesday 9th July||Lagavulin|
|Corelli||Concerti Grosso Op.3 no. 8 (Christmas Concerto)|
|Vivaldi||Concerto for 2 Cellos in G minor|
|Rossini||String Sonata no. 1 in G|
|Erskine||Quartet in A|
|Mendelssohn||String Symphony no. 9|
|Wednesday 10th July||Columba Centre|
|Debussy||Preludes Book 2 (Daniel Silcock - Piano)|
|Brahms||Viola Sonata in F minor Op 120/1|
|Beethoven||Piano Trio in E flat Op 1/1|
|Thursday 11th July||Ardbeg|
|J C Bach||Quartet in C|
|Telemann||Concerto for Two Violas|
|Bach/Vivaldi||Concerto for Trumpet in D|
|CPE Bach||Sinfonia in A|
|Handel||Suite for Trumpet and Strings|
|Bach||Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G|
|Friday 12th July||Bruichladdich Village Hall|
|Vivaldi||Concerto for Four Violins in B minor|
|Vivaldi||Concerto for Two Trumpets in C|
|Bartok||Romanian Folk Dances|
|Classical Ceilidh (featuring our 2 trumpet soloists)|
*Please note that this is an outline of the Festival and some details may be subject to change
Additional Events in 2019
Thursday July 4, a short lunchtime free concert at Ardnahoe Distillery.
Thursday 4 July, 8pm Rhinns Hall Portnahaven: an evening of light classical music. Tickets £7 at the door
Our dear friend Martine Nouet has arranged a Whisky Tasting at Islay House Hotel on Wednesday 10 July 3.30pm -5pm. This is a very popular event, where Martine, a well-known food and whisky writer, marries our classical music to samples of special Islay malt whiskies. Tickets are £20 and can be reserved by emailing .