2016 Roman River Music festival brochure

2016 Festivals

Find out what’s on by visiting the 2016 Events page. You can also download a pdf of the main festival brochure here:

Wivenhoe, opposite the mouth of the Roman River.

Summer Festival 8-10 July 2016

Tom Poster, Elena Urioste, Orlando Jopling and others play informal concerts in Mistley, Wivenhoe and East Mersea, making the most of light …

Nicola Benedetti

Main Festival 16 Sept – 2 Oct

Three weekends packed with energising folk-inspired music and drama. The first weekend brings top quality classical music to idyllic country churches, the second …

Picture of pots

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 …

Sergio Tiempo ii lighter

Sergio Tiempo

Virtuoso young pianist Sergio Tiempo dazzled us with music by Brahms, Beethoven, Debussy and Prokofiev, together with fascinating lesser-known Latin-American works by Moleiro, …

Orlando Jopling Aug 2015 closeup

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. …