Florence Cooke performs all over the world with ensembles including Aurora, Arcangelo, European Camerata, Chroma Ensemble, Ensemble Cymru and Spira Mirabilis. Appearances at international chamber music festivals include Sommerklaenge Festival Zürich, Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele in Germany, Wye Valley Festival, IMS Prussia Cove, Haaglanden International Festival in Holland, Kerry International Festival in Ireland, and Banff Summer Festival in Canada, and she also founded and directed a chamber music festival in France for three years. She won many prizes and awards, and was a student of Krzysztof Smietana and David Takeno, at Cambridge University where she held an academic scholarship and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she held the Leverhulme Fellowship. She is a guest teacher of violin and chamber music at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Junior Guildhall in London. A review in the Observer described her playing as ‘taut, precise and atmospheric.. appeared flawless’.
Laetitia Fédérici studied in France with Muza Rubackyte and at the Conservatoire of Cergy-Pontoise. After obtaining the Postgraduate Diploma at Trinity College of Music, she received the Master’s degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and in 2002 the first prize at the Gerald Moore Award. Laetitia enjoys a varied career as an accompanist and recorded a CD with violinist Survier Flores in 2016. Recent projects R. Schumann’s song cycle “Dichterliebe” a chamber music project on J. Brahms combining poetry and music in Britany and a tour in China with the Trinity Boys Choir.
Florence and Laetitia will perform a programme including Beethoven, Poulenc, Clara Schumann and Ravel.
Event Type: Community Event, Concert
Parish: Chipstable and Waterrow
Name: Simon Routh
Phone: 01398 361612
Web Address: www.wellhayes.uk/concerts-2021
Booking and tickets
To get tickets please contact Simon Routh through his website, phone or by email
- 01398 361612
Visit the Festival from 11th-19th September 2021
The 2019 Festival has now passed, and what a blast we all had!
The Festival will return in September 2021.
The Street Market and Carnival will return in September 2021.
Directions: At Venn Cross take turn signposted Clayhanger, then right after 200 yards. Wellhayes Vineyard is on left after a mile.
Date: Sunday 19th September
Time: 16:00 – 18:00
Doors open at 3.00 pm
Disabled Access: Disabled with assistance. There is step-free access available
Toilets: Toilets with disabled access
Dogs: Guide Dogs only
Refreshments: Licensed bar available
Parking: All weather car park on site.