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The Kirker Music Festival at the Tresanton, St. Mawes

3 nights Price from £1,268 per person
Departs: 09 Mar 2020
Departs: 09 Mar 2020

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Performances in 2020 will be given by the Piatti String Quartet and will include works by Brahms, Purcell, Mendelssohn, and Beethoven. In addition to the wonderful music on offer we will also enjoy a visit to the private garden at Lamorran, inspired by Lady Walton’s garden on the island of Ischia.


The 5 star Hotel Tresanton enjoys a wonderful position overlooking The 5 star Hotel Tresanton enjoys a wonderful position overlooking the sea. Olga Polizzi and her brother Sir Rocco Forte have won accolades around the world for their work as renowned hoteliers. The hotel has 29 bedrooms, a terrace and a cosy bar. The menus forthe three candlelit dinners will be carefully selected by the hotel’s chef to ensure guests enjoy the best locally sourced ingredients. Please note that there is no lift at this hotel.


Optional Excursion

Lanhydrock House (11 March, 9.30am – 2.30pm) £60 per person. Rebuilt after a fire in 1881, Lanhydrock is a perfect example of a late Victorian country house and estate. Our visit includes a private tour and a light lunch with time to enjoy the gardens.


Extra pre-tour night available for £115 per person (single occupancy £215). Supplement for suites available on request.

What's included

...when you travel with Kirker

  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast
  • Three dinners
  • Three concerts
  • A visit to Lamorran Gardens in St. Mawes
  • Services of the Kirker Tour Leader

Departure Dates and Prices

09 Mar 2020

Status Limited

Price from£1268

Single Supp.£280

Call 020 7593 2284
Jane Mcnamara

Jane McNamara

Tour leader

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Piatti Quartet

The Piatti Quartet


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Simon Roland-Jones

Simon Rowland-Jones

Viola, Composer & Kirker Music Director

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Barry Cheeseman

Barry Cheeseman

Cultural Tours Senior Executive


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Music Programme

Concerts take place in the Old Methodist Hall which has excellent acoustics for chamber music. Simon Rowland-Jones will give two musically illustrated talks with the quartet.

9 March:
Purcell: Chacony in G minor arranged by Benjamin Britten
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in F minor Op.80
Beethoven: String Quartet in C Op 59 No.2 ‘Razumovsky’

10 March:
Beethoven: String Quartet in F Op.18 No.1
Shostakovich: String Quartet No.8 in C minor Op.110
Brahms: String Quintet in G Op.111
Simon Rowland-Jones, viola, performs with the Piattis

1 March:
Brahms: String Quartet in B flat Op.76
Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor Op.131

Recent Testimonials

The Kirker Spring Music Festival, Tresanton

By Mrs C, Plymouth, 07 February 2019

I enjoyed the holiday experience very much. The Quartet were delightful both musically & socially and the tour leaders were quietly authoritative, helpful & knowledgeable. I shall certainly hope to travel with Kirker again. 

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