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Gulbenkian will be updating ticketing systems on Sunday 23 June 7pm-Tuesday 25 June 11am. 

Ticket purchasing online and at the ticket office will be unavailable during this time.  Thank you for your patience and understanding during this transfer.

This year is Mark Deller’s 45th and final year as Festival Director and he has pulled together a fantastic programme once again.

This year is Mark Deller’s 45th and final year as Festival Director and he has pulled together a fantastic programme once again.

Tickets can be booked online by Stour Friends from Thursday 28 March, and open to everyone from Friday 5 April. Please remember that if you book for 6 or more concerts you receive a 10% discount – this is not available online only by phone or in person.

Tickets can also be booked by calling the Gulbenkian Tickets and Information on 01227 769075.

The Sixteen

The world-renowned vocal ensemble makes a welcome return to Stour in their 40th anniversary year, as part of the 2019 Choral Pilgrimage.

21 Jun 2019 , 7:30pm
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Musetta

Something borrowed, something blue. Composers throughout time have borrowed, stolen and reworked musical ideas or melodies from other sources.

21 Jun 2019 , 10:00pm
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Trevor Pinnock & Friends

Trio Sonatas by Purcell & Handel

22 Jun 2019 , 7:30pm
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Siglo De Oro

Siglo de Oro is one of the leading young professional choirs of its generation, known for its innovative programming and musical excellence.

22 Jun 2019 , 10:00pm
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Director’s Farewell Concert

For his last concert with the Stour Festival Orchestra, the retiring Festival Director has chosen an unashamedly self-indulgent programme of works, all of which had a profound effect in shaping his musical life.

23 Jun 2019 , 3:00pm
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Monteverdi’s Orfeo

Monteverdi's Orfeo is by many regarded as not just the greatest early opera, but the finest opera of all time.

28 Jun 2019 , 7:30pm
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Brecon Baroque

Rachel Podger, winner of the Gramophone's 2018 'Artist of the Year' Award, returns to Stour with her dynamic ensemble Brecon Baroque, for a Vivaldi programme that includes concertos for Lute and Harpsichord, as well as his immensely popular 'Four Seasons' concertos.

29 Jun 2019 , 7:30pm
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Stour Clerks

Late Night concerts by this ensemble in previous years have always been memorable occasions, not least because of the glittering array of 'stars' in the assembled company. This year will be no exception.

29 Jun 2019 , 10:00pm
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Choral Concert

A concert by the Festival Choir, drawn from singers from around East Kent, has been a feature of Stour Music since its inception.

30 Jun 2019 , 3:00pm
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Stour Music 2019

Our work with young people

Children and Young People are at the heart of what we do, as audience members, as participants and as thought leaders.

Through our landmark ART31 project we are working with young people and partners in Kent to create new opportunities through the arts for under 25's across the county.

Below are some of our current projects focused on the development of young people.

Our projects with young people