Lichfield Festival kicks off this week with performance at Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral will be used for live music Lichfield Cathedral will be used for live music

Lichfield Festival kicks off this Thursday (4 July) and will run for 11 days until 14 July. 

Music fans will descend on Lichfield over the next two weeks to enjoy an eclectic mix of world music, classical, folk, jazz, and cabaret. 

The opening night takes place at Lichfield Cathedral and will see violinist Rachel Podger and her Brecon Baroque ensemble play Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. 

Other headline acts include the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, The Longest Johns, Seth Lakeman, sitar player Jasdeep Singh Degun,  Ballet Cymru, the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Maya Youssef, the Brodsky Quartet, and pianist James Pearson. 

Besides Lichfield Cathedral, performances will also take place at St Michael’s Church, SS Peter & Paul, the Hub at St Mary’s, Wade Street Church, Lichfield Cathedral School, and the Guildhall. 

A spokesperson for the festival stated: “There are Festival Fireworks in Beacon Park and a magical candlelit concert by pianist Danny Driver in Lichfield Cathedral to close the festival.”

The full lineup as well as ticket information can be found on the Lichfield Festival website.

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