Monday 10 July

Monday 10 July

 

Lunchtime Recital Series

Monday 10 July, 1.00pm

St Lawrence’s Church

Tickets: £7 (£5 students)

 

Matthew Lloyd Wilson violin

Brian Lloyd Wilson violin

Brian Lloyd Wilson
Mozart Duo in Bb major for Violin and Viola KV 424
Baltzar Prelude and Division on a Ground ‘John come kiss me now’
Leclair Sonata in F for two violins Op. 3 No. 4
Ysaÿe Premier Sonata à Deux Violons (1st movement)

Winner of the 2016 Winchester Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist competition, Matthew Lloyd-Wilson, playing today with his father, brings a programme of virtuosic violin duos from across the ages.  Matthew leads both the Hampshire and Surrey County Youth Orchestras and has won many awards, including the Bournemouth Young Musician of the Year 2015, Woking Festival’s Concerto Competition 2015 and 2016 and the Junior Music at Beaulieu Award.

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Supported by The Friends of Music in Winchester

The piano for the lunchtime series is kindly loaned by
Triangle Pianos Ltd. of Southampton

“My Dear Cassandra...”

A walk with Jane Austen

Starts at Tourist Information Centre

Monday 10 to Thursday 13 July

3.00pm (approx 90 minutes)

Tickets: £10 from Cathedral box office

Winchester Tourist Guides present a walk through Regency Winchester to mark the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death in 1817, with quotes from her books, poems and letters read by ‘Georgian’ players along the way. Enjoy her wit and wisdom on a guided tour of a city that she knew and loved.

“Our lodgings are very comfortable. We have a neat looking drawing room overlooking Dr Gabel’s garden.” (No 8, College St, Winchester)

The walk starts outside the Tourist Information Centre. Tickets should be booked in advance through The Cathedral Box Office.

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Michael Wood

The Story of China

Monday 10 July, 6.00pm

Guildhall

Tickets: £14

Illustrated with dazzling clips from his recent series, acclaimed historian and film maker Michael Wood takes us on a great historical adventure, exploring the stories, people and landscapes that have helped create China’s distinctive character and genius over four thousand years. Journeying along the Silk Route, down the Grand Canal and across the plain of the Yellow River, where Chinese civilisation began, Michael will discuss some of the great themes in Chinese history which continue to mould China’s vision of the world today.

Michael Wood is the author of many bestselling books and well over one hundred documentary films. He recently received the British Academy President’s Medal for services to history and outreach. 

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