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Buxton International Festival and The English Concert announce a new formal relationship

Buxton International Festival and The English Concert are very pleased to announce that going forward The English Concert will officially be an Associate Orchestra at the summer Festival. The new development comes after two years of involvement at Buxton focusing on the Festival’s choice of baroque operas.  “We are delighted to cement our very good… Read more »

European recognition for Buxton International Festival’s work in the community

Buxton International Festival’s success in inspiring young people in the community has won recognition from a jury of influential European arts experts. The Festival has been selected to receive the Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe (EFFE) Label, making it part of a community of Europe-wide organisations noted for their artistic quality and significant impact… Read more »

Street scene is backdrop for classical music

A museum dedicated to a designer who was quite literally streets ahead of his time is the venue for an evening of music and food organised by the Friends of Buxton International Festival. One of the best-known British designers of the 20th Century, David Mellor was responsible for improving the UK’s street scene with his… Read more »

Buxton International Festival makes the Times top 50

Buxton International Festival has been named as one of 2017’s top 50 must-see events around the globe by music critics at The Times. The Festival, from July 7 to 23, now ranks alongside Glastonbury, Barcelona’s Primavera Sound and Edinburgh International Festival, according to the newspaper. “Centred on Frank Matcham’s jewel-like Opera House, the Festival honours… Read more »