Back to top      

International Festival of Viols

Vittorio Ghielmi
Our annual festival returns with two days of masterclasses, lectures and an evening concert of English consort music.

Performers and researchers including Professor Vittorio Ghielmi, Richard Boothby and Dr Sam Stadlen lend their considerable expertise to this year’s festival. Meanwhile, students from the RCM and Salzburg Mozarteum come together in a charming grand finale.

Events

Response.Write(itemNode27155.SelectSingleNode(

26 November 2018, 10:00am
West Parry Room

Vittorio Ghielmi visits the College to give a masterclass and share his knowledge of rare instrumental performance as part of this year's RCM International Festival of Viols. 

Response.Write(itemNode27155.SelectSingleNode(

26 November 2018, 10:00am
Farinelli Room

RCM Viola da Gamba professor Reiko Ichise gives a morning masterclass to viol players during this year's festival.

Response.Write(itemNode27155.SelectSingleNode(

26 November 2018, 2:00pm
West Parry Room

RCM Viola da Gamba professor Richard Boothby takes an afternoon masterclass as part of this year's festival. 

Response.Write(itemNode27155.SelectSingleNode(

26 November 2018, 2:00pm
Inner Parry Room

The RCM's Visiting Professor of Viola da Gamba shares his knowledge of the viola da gamba in this afternoon masterclass.

Response.Write(itemNode27155.SelectSingleNode(

26 November 2018, 6:15pm
West Parry Room

Join award-winning viola da gamba player Christoph Urbanetz and Italian virtuoso Vittorio Ghielmi as they discuss the French viol school and gamba bow technique. 

Response.Write(itemNode27155.SelectSingleNode(

27 November 2018, 10:00am
West Parry Room

On the second day of this year's festival, we welcome back Vittorio Ghielmi for a second enlightening masterclass.

Response.Write(itemNode27155.SelectSingleNode(

27 November 2018, 10:00am
Inner Parry Room

Reiko Ichise, professor of viola da gamba at the RCM, lends her considerable expertise to this two day festival in a morning masterclass.

Response.Write(itemNode27155.SelectSingleNode(

27 November 2018, 2:00pm
West Parry Room

Explore the history and significance of the viol with three fascinating lectures, each given by an expert in the field of early music.

Response.Write(itemNode27155.SelectSingleNode(

27 November 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

On the final evening of the RCM International Festival of Viols, we bring you a charming programme of consort music by some of the most popular English composers of the 17th century, performed by students from the RCM and Salzburg Mozarteum.