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Edward Gardner will conduct Falstaff on 13 July. Credit: Benjamin Ealovega.


  • Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  • Thea Musgrave Trumpet Concerto (World Premiere)
  • Walton Troilus and Cressida Suite

We regret that Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, has had to withdraw from this event due to illness. We are pleased to announce that she will be replaced by Edward Gardner OBE

The CBSO return to Cheltenham for the second symphonic concert of the weekend. This bespoke all-British programme is based around a World Premiere from the first female composer to be commissioned by the Festival in 1956, Thea Musgrave.

Kindly supported by Diana Woolley