Artistic Director: (Winter Festival) Stephen Johns

Announcement Date: 1 June 2000

Artistic Director (Winter Festival): Stephen Johns

Inspired by Philip Flood and Jonathan Dove, the Music Animateur Apprenticeship Scheme (now Trainee Music Leaders) launches, giving early career musicians the opportunity to gain experience working in community settings.

A range of music and artists from across the globe is presented across both Festivals including 12th century Syrian chants, JS Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Kevin Volans’ string quartets, The Mishra brothers from India and a premiere of Gabriel Erkoreka’s Jukal