Tag Archives: St. John sub Castro Church

Interview with Beatrice Philips, founder of the first annual Lewes Chamber Music Festival

Lewes-born Beatrice Philips graduated from Kings College London in 2007 with a first class honours degree in Music.  She is the leader of the excellent Kantanti Ensemble and founder of the Lewes Chamber Music Festival. So, why do you feel … Continue reading

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Review – Kantanti Ensemble, by Ruth Kerr

  Sunday February 5th, St John Sub Castro, Lewes A fresh batch of snow and freezing temperatures were not enough to deter the doughty Lewesians from attending the Kantanti Ensemble’s latest concert on Sunday – indeed they arrived in their … Continue reading

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A (Rather Late) February Round-Up

With Christmas and New Year’s safely behind us, and the post Christmas letdown hopefully well on the wane, we can now look forward to a month of terrific music here in Lewes. Starting on Friday 3rd we’re treated to a … Continue reading

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Paddock Singers sing in Christmas to full house

There’s that undefinable something that happens (or doesn’t happen) at some point every year that hits the heart and says to you, “Mmm, feels like Christmas.”  That happened for me and I suspect for many in the St John Sub … Continue reading

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December 2011 Round-Up

The Lewes winter chills can best be warded off with plenty of musical comfort foods––Handel’s Messiah, for instance, being performed by the East Sussex Bach Choir. The orchestra, The Baroque Collective, lead by the very talented Alison Bury, play on … Continue reading

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July’s Classical Round-Up

While large portions of the western world may bemoan the sorry state of the music business, Lewesians can rest easy in the knowledge that musicians of the highest quality are alive and well and performing in their community. July will … Continue reading

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