Deal Festival Events at Linden Hall Studio

Deal Festival of Music and the Arts presents an evening with the Festival’s President Alison Balsom, to celebrate their 35th Anniversary Appeal. Ms Balsom performed extracts from her forthcoming concert at the Albert Hall, London. The programme features the magnificent organ of St. Clements Church, Sandwich, played by Nicholas O’Neill, and the premier of Gabriel Prokofiev’s Broken Screens, accompanied by the composer. Backdrop paintings by local painter Joseph Sevier. © Tony Nandi 2017
Deal Festival’s President Alison Balsom © Tony Nandi 2017
 
We are thrilled to once again be supporting Deal Festival: bringing music and arts lovers from far and wide to Deal to enjoy concerts and other events from world-class artists.  
 
30 June 6.30pm: Pre Concert Talk
Linden Hall Studio are hosting a free 30 minute talk, by Frances Fyfield and Paul Edlin on Haydn’s concerto and the history of the trumpet.
Admission is free but only to ticket holders for the Alison Balsom Concert at St George’s Church which opens Deal Festival.
 
1 July – Not Only the Beat Hotel: An Exhibition of Photographs by Harold ChapmanHarold Chapman’s exhibition at Linden Hall Studio is open from Sunday 4 June to Sunday 2 July but on 1 July Linden Hall Studio will be hosting a celebration for Harold Chapman’s 90th birthday.
Join us at 6.30pm to celebrate and view his work, which includes images from his celebrated Beat Hotel series.
Tickets are £5 including a glass of wine and available from the gallery.
 
6 July, 6.30pm: Pre Concert Talk
Paul Edlin and John Harper explain how the art of orchestration can make music sound so different.
Admission is free to concert ticket holders only of the Scott Brothers Duo – Youth Magic Kingdom at St Georges Church. 
 
14 July, 1pm: Talk on Edward Ardizzone
Alan Powers writes about twentieth century art, architecture and design and teaches at the London School of Architecture, New York University and the University of Kent. He grew up with many of Edward Ardizzone’s books and in 2016 published Edward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator (Lund Humphries) and co-curated the exhibition, Ardizzone, a retrospective at the House of Illustration, London. 
Admission is open to everyone with a retiring collection in aid of Deal Festival Education Programme. 
 
16 July, 6.00pm: Pre Concert Talk
John Harper guides us through the piano concertos of Beethoven, referencing events to Beethoven’s life.
Admission free to concert ticket holders only of Freddy Kempf with Wiener Kammersymphonie.