• St Ives Parish Church
  • The Corineus String Quartet

Parish Church

Market Place

Saturday 13th. “Festival Folk” with Baldrick’s Plan supported by Tirha Tavas (Dee & Dave Brotherton).
Tickets £5 from St Ives Visitor Information Centre, online at www.crbo.co.uk, by calling 01726 879500 with a credit or debit card. Any remaining tickets at the door on the night.

Sunday 14th. The Festival Mass.
With special music by St Ives Parish Church Choir and musicians. Admission free.

Tuesday 16th. Organ Concert by Michael Hoeg.
The former organist of Llandaff Cathedral puts the parish church organ through its paces in a lunchtime concert. Feel free to bring a pasty! Admission free (retiring collection for church funds).

Thursday 18th. Chamber Music with the Kenwyn String Quartet.
Pamela Rosenfeld, David Burleigh, Elizabeth Gregg and Sally Pearson provide a wonderful evening of classical music within the glorious surroundings of the Parish Church. Tickets £5 from St Ives Visitor Information Centre, online at www.crbo.co.uk, by calling 01726 879500 with a credit or debit card. Any remaining tickets at the door on the night.

Friday 19th. The Organist Entertains! with Neil Shepherd.
Resident Director of Music at St Ives Parish Church – who includes two broadcast performances from the Wurlitzer organ of Blackpool’s Tower Ballroom amongst his performances, provides an entertaining lunchtime of music not usually heard in church. Come along to hear themes from Phantom of The Opera, The Radetsky March, Tiger Rag, Parade of the Tin Soldiers, In The Mood and a mixed programme of music to suit all tastes. Feel free to bring a pasty! FREE (retiring collection for church funds).

Friday 19th. Chamber Music with The Corineus Quartet.
A welcome return visit from this extremely fine quartet. Tickets £5 from St Ives Visitor Information Centre, online at www.crbo.co.uk, by calling 01726 879500 with a credit or debit card. Any remaining tickets at the door on the night.

Sunday 21st. Festival Choral Evensong and “Sermon in Music”.
With Laudate Chamber Choir. Traditional Choral Evensong sung by this extremely fine chamber choir, directed by Neil Shepherd and accompanied by Nigel Wicken. FREE

Sunday 21st. Marazion Apollo Male Voice Choir – The traditional sound of Cornwall.
Tickets £5 from St Ives Visitor Information Centre, online at www.crbo.co.uk, by calling 01726 879500 with a credit or debit card. Any remaining tickets at the door on the night.

Tuesday 23rd. Organ Fireworks! – Organist Simon Dunbavand.
Simon is a fabulous player and amongst his many musical achievements, lists one of the highlights of his career as having played the ceremonial gong at a Hindu watermelon ritual on Moheshkhali Island in Bangladesh. Come along for a mind-blowing lunchtime performance of some superb organ music. Feel free to bring a pasty! FREE (retiring collection for church funds)

Thursday 25th. Concert of Organ and Bombarde.
The bombard, also known as talabard or ar vombard in the Breton language or bombarde in French, is widely used to play traditional Breton music. The bombard is a woodwind instrument, and a member of the oboe family. Combined with the grandeur of a traditional pipe organ, the combination of instruments makes a memorable evening. Tickets £5 from St Ives Visitor Information Centre, online at www.crbo.co.uk, by calling 01726 879500 with a credit or debit card. Any remaining tickets at the door on the night.

Saturday 27th. Last Night of the September Festival Concert with “Local Vocalz” and “The Military Wives”.
The programme will be extremely varied, including classical pieces, folk songs, musical theatre, pop tunes – the list is endless. Local Vocalz are a 60 strong prize-winning choir and the RNAS Culdrose based Military Wives need no introduction to Cornish audiences. During the evening there will be a small commemoration of WW1 events. Tickets £10 (children under 14, £5) available from St Ives Visitor Information Centre, online at www.crbo.co.uk, by calling 01726 879500 with a credit or debit card. Any remaining tickets at the door – it is anticipated that this concert will be a complete sell-out.