Summer weekend

Raphaela Papadakis

Ooh la la! Join some of the UK’s best-loved performers in Coggeshall this month for a weekend of French music and culture. All four concerts are being broadcast by BBC Radio 3 and presented by Penny Gore – Book your place now! hover over events on the black menu bar above, or click on the dates below to go to each concert, then scroll down to the bottom of the page to select your tickets and book online. Once you have identified the price(s) you want, you will be able to set the number of tickets at the checkout. (A few top-priced returns are now available; plenty of tickets still available at other prices).





Tom Poster

Who’s playing?

Tom Poster piano
Elena Urioste violin
The Navarra Quartet
Raphaela Papadakis
Karim Sulayman tenor


What are the concerts?

Friday 14 July, 8pm
Debussy Violin Sonata
Saint-Saëns Violons dans le soir
Messiaen La mort du nombre
Fauré Piano Quintet No 1 in D minor

Saturday 15 July, 11am
Fauré Violin Sonata No 1 in A major
Ravel String Quartet in F major

Elena Urioste


Saturday 15 July, 6pm
Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte
Chausson Chanson perpétuelle
Fauré La bonne chanson
Ravel Piano Trio

Sunday 16 July, 6pm
Poulenc Songs (selection)
Chausson Concert in D major

Karim Sulayman
Karim Sulayman, making a rare appearance in the UK and his Roman River Music début

Please note that as all 4 concerts are recorded by broadcast by BBC Radio 3, latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break in the performance.

Parking is available at the Public car park off Stoneham Street (CO6 1UX) and (for the evening concerts only) at Honeywood Community Science School, Westfield Drive, CO6 1PZ. Unfortunately, we have been unable to find additional parking for Saturday morning, so please allow extra time and park with consideration for residents.


Huge thanks to the Garrick Charitable Trust for their support. We are seeking generous and enlightened individuals to make this mini-festival a huge success by sponsoring a concert each. Please get in touch with our Chairman Harry Anderson via the contact page if you would like to help.

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