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Chiltern Arts Festival events at The Elgiva

Explore Love, Loss and the Passage of time through the Chiltern Arts Festival 2023

The Chiltern Arts Festival strives to bring the highest quality classical music out of London and into the Chilterns.

We are delighted to be hosting three terrific events for them as part of their 2023 season.

Monday 15th May, 5.30pm

Time In Your Hands: Dr James Nye

Dr James Nye, 2022 Master of Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, is an historian of the measurement of time, and uncovers the stories told by clocks and watches, in his research, writing and lecturing, or when guiding in museums.

Monday 15th May, 7pm

The Red Violin – film screening

Directed by François Girard, starring Samuel L Jackson, Carlo Cecchi and Sylvia Chang, and featuring Joshua Bell as soloist on the soundtrack, this 1998 drama traces the intricate journey of a unique, red-hued violin, the creation of a master craftsman in Cremona, Italy, in 1681.

Monday 15th May, 9.45pm

The Red Violin Caprices: Edward Walton

BBC Young Musician of the Year Strings Finalist Edward Walton joins one of today’s most versatile classical pianists, John Lenehan, to present a beautiful late-night recital programme including John Corigliano’s The Red Violin Caprices, derived from the composer’s own soundtrack to François Girard’s film.

Featuring Saint-Saëns, Bach, Corigliano and Wieniawski.

Chiltern Arts Festival
13th – 20th May 2023

Explore Love, Loss and the Passage of time through a season of the highest quality music and literature events in beautiful venues throughout the Chilterns

Cool Gluggings

Bottoms up! The CFS’s Sarah Helm finds that in wine, there is truth – her latest film blog is a corking good read…