Music

  • The Classic FM Concert with John Suchet: John Rutter - A 75th Birthday Celebration Image
    The Classic FM Concert with John Suchet: John Rutter - A 75th Birthday Celebration
    8.00pm Thursday, 24th September 2020
    John Suchet presents a very special evening in honour of the English composer John Rutter, celebrating his 75th birthday. The stalwart of choirs and Christmas concerts is one of the best-recognised living choral composers, and was described by conductor David Willcocks as 'the most gifted composer of his generation'.
  • The Music Scholars of Eton College  Image
    The Music Scholars of Eton College
    7.00pm Friday, 25th September 2020
    This concert features the extraordinary talent of the Eton College music department including two boys who reached the category finals of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition 2020.
  • Recital by Nathan Meltzer, winner of Windsor Festival International String Competition 2017 Image
    Recital by Nathan Meltzer, winner of Windsor Festival International String Competition 2017
    7.00pm Saturday, 26th September 2020
    Nathan Meltzer, winner of our 2017 Windsor Festival International String Competition at the age of 16, is now fast establishing himself as a rising star across the world. Before the pandemic he was due to appear at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at this year's Autumn Festival as soloist in Rutter's Visions. We are delighted instead to give you this unique chance to hear Nathan perform from his home in the United States.
  • Orpheus Sinfonia: A Celebration of Windsor Image
    Orpheus Sinfonia: A Celebration of Windsor
    7.00pm Wednesday, 30th September 2020
    In a bespoke, socially-distanced performance curated especially for this Virtual Festival, Windsor Festival friends Orpheus Sinfonia lead us in a Celebration of Windsor through music.
  • Recital by Jonathan Swensen, winner of Windsor Festival International String Competition 2019 Image
    Recital by Jonathan Swensen, winner of Windsor Festival International String Competition 2019
    7.00pm Friday, 2nd October 2020
    An extraordinary young talent, cellist Jonathan Swensen won our 2019 Windsor Festival International String Competition. From a beautiful church in his hometown of Copenhagen, Denmark this performance by Jonathan was recorded in front of a socially-distanced audience during the height of the pandemic, when restrictions had been eased there to allow an audience of 10.
  • Berkshire Young Singer of the Year 2020 Final Image
    Berkshire Young Singer of the Year 2020 Final
    6.15pm Saturday, 3rd October 2020
    Run in partnership between Berkshire Maestros and Windsor Festival, this competition was open to young singers from across Berkshire. See the very best showcase their talents in the final, alongside others of a similar age, and and see Berkshire Young Singer of the Year 2020 winner, Serena Cambridge, receiving the trophy.