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Sergio Tiempo at the Mercury

On Saturday 14 May we welcome thrilling virtuoso pianist Sergio Tiempo, who will dazzle us with music by Brahms, Beethoven, Debussy and Prokofiev, …

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Summer Festival dates announced

Our Summer Festival Friday 8 – Sunday 10 July will feature Tom Poster, Elena Urioste, Orlando Jopling and others, in informal concerts in Mistley, Wivenhoe …

Anne-Marie Jacobs

New Festival Artist for 2016

We are delighted to announce Anne-Marie Jacobs as the Roman River Festival Artist for 2016. Ceramist Anne-Marie lives on Mersea Island, and …

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Half Marathon run for Orlando

Congratulations to our Artistic Director who ran the Colchester Half Marathon last month to raise money for Roman River Music’s charitable education programme. …

Elena Urioste and Tim Hugh give the first concert for 117 years in St George's Hall, Colchester.

History of St George’s Hall

After Roman River Music put on the first concert for 117 years in the wonderful, disused 1851 hall behind W&G in Colchester, …

Elena Urioste playing Lark Ascending

2015 Festival thank yous

  Thank you so much to everyone who contributed to an absolutely wonderful festival, full of musical inspiration in beautiful venues. The …