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Michael White's Classical News
 

Michael White, Camden New Journal

Thursday 29th

June 2023

"Seriously thoughtful programmes."

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High Barnet Chamber Music Festival

Robert Hugill, Planet Hugill

Tuesday 16th

May 2023

"High Barnet Chamber Music Festival returns for its third edition this Summer."

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Young musicians to star in final concert of 2023 High Barnet Chamber Music Festival

Nick Jones, The Barnet Society

Saturday 13th

May 2023

"After two successful years, the festival is delighted to bring first-class performers to Barnet once again."

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Chamber music but not as we know it

Bernard Hughes, The Arts Desk

Saturday 16th

July 2022

"Hats off to Ballance and Mad Song for an enterprising festival, characterised by this ambitious and intriguing concert which I was very glad to hear."

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School jazz band highlights range of High Barnet's music festival

Nick Jones, Barnet Society

Friday 14th

July 2022

"A concert by pupils at Queen Elizabeth's Boys School was another first for the High Barnet Chamber Music Festival which is now in its second year.."

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Extended programme of five diverse and adventurous concerts

Nick Jones, Barnet Society

Friday 24th

June 2022

"The Serenade was an ideal piece for a chamber music festival and the setting of the parish church was very supportive acoustically and a great setting for the 16-strong New London Orchestra."

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High Barnet Chamber Music Festival Returns

Florence Lockheart, Classical Music Magazine

Friday 24th

June 2022

"Following last year's success, this season's expanded programme runs from July 2 to 17."

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Treat in Store for Barnet Music Lovers

Nick Jones, Barnet Society

Thursday 26th

May 2022

"After a sell-out for last year’s inaugural festival, an expanded programme in July will offer recitals by 'some of the UK’s brightest young stars'"

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High Barnet Chamber Music Festival

Robert Hugill, Planet Hugill – A World of Classical Music

Monday 23rd

May 2022

"After last year's inaugural festival, High Barnet Chamber Music Festival returns in July 2022 for its second edition"

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Sell-out concerts kick start High Barnet's much-awaited post-pandemic artistic revival

Nick Jones, 

Barnet Society

Saturday 24th July 2021

"After the success of the inaugural season of concerts arranged by the High Barnet Chamber Music Festival plans are already being drawn up for a repeat event next year."

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Intriguing arrangements and fine musicianship from Anita Monserrat and the members of Mad Song

Mark Berry, Seen and Heard International

Friday 23rd July 2021

"There was little question, whether from Monserrat or Mad Song, that this was the real thing: exultant, and perhaps somewhere with a glimmer of that hope we have learned to call by its mediaeval name, 'respair'."

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New Initiatives

The Camden New Journal

Friday 9th July 2021

"His programming is serious, with the odd challenge of Schoenberg and Szymanowski alongside more mainstream Schubert and Bach."

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Live music for the summer

The Archer

Thursday 1st July 2021

"A new chamber music festival has been launched in High Barnet to celebrate the start of summer and the gradual lifting of Covid restrictions."

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Award-Winning Trio at High Barnet Festival

Through the Noise

Monday 17th May 2021

"We know that the first festival will be a great success. We don’t need to add any more; they’re incredible musicians."

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Testing acoustics for chamber music festival at parish church

Nick Jones, Barnet Society

Tuesday 11th

May 2021

"The three evening concerts will start a summer season of events to celebrate the end of lockdown restrictions on social gatherings."

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High Barnet chamber music festival awarded Arts Council grant

Bella Saltiel, Barnet Post

Thursday 6th

May 2021

"We are extremely excited to be making a return to live performance after this strange year of digital concerts and look forward to bringing our music to the heart of the local community in Barnet."

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A new festival aims to provide much needed cultural nourishment in High Barnet

Robert Hugill, Planet Hugill – A World of Classical Music

Tuesday 4th

May 2021

"Featuring talented early-career musicians in programmes which provide a lively mix of well-known and lesser known works."

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Church concerts to herald revival of cultural events

Nick Jones, Barnet Society Newsletter

Thursday 18th

February 2021

"Music lovers are in for a post-pandemic treat: plans are well advanced for a series of concerts at

Barnet parish church aimed to coincide with the possible easing of lockdown."

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