Spode Music Week 2023 (70th Anniversary) will run between Monday 14th August and Monday 21st August 2023 at Nettlecombe Court, Minehead, Somerset. More information will be uploaded to this page as it's confirmed.

2023 repertoire

Choral works

Course mass

Paukenmesse Franz Joseph Haydn
Directed by Elinor Corp

Other choral work

Act 2 of La Boheme (in English) Giacomo Puccini
Directed by Deborah Miles-Johnson

Daily Mass & Compline

Director of Liturgical Music: Jeremy White
Organist: David Bednall

Other liturgical higlights

Salve regina William Cornysh
Ad Dominum cum tribularer William Byrd

Scratch work

Dixit Dominus G. F. Handel
Directed by Tony Bevan

Junior Choir

Repertoire TBC
Directed by Agnes Bevan

Orchestral works

Spode Philharmonic

Repertoire to include Brahms, Kalinnikov, & Stanford
Directed by John Gibbons

String orchestra

Serenade for strings Antonin Dvorak
Andante grazioso Robert Fuchs
Directed by Charlie Morris

Junior orchestra

Repertoire TBC
Directed by Eleanor Little


Daniel Wright: A Well-trained heart: An introduction to musicianship training and the Kodaly approach

Kate Kennedy: Cellos, Lost and Found

Andrew Blake: Music Anniversaries: What do we Have to Celebrate?

Richard Vendome: Spanish Netherlands liturgical organ music

More TBC


Ric Bolton (Cello), and Ann Sloboda (Piano)

Anastasia Bevan (Soprano) and Simon Over (Piano)

Other course events

Anniversary Hog Roast & Barn Dance
Pub Quiz with David Bevan Jnr & Charlie Morris
Guitar group
Recorder consort
Viol consort
Wind band

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