Newbury Spring Festival

Sponsored by: Mr and Mrs Peter Davidson and Mr and Mrs David Dinkeldein

with additional support from le Bureau Export


(c) Nikolaj Lund

The Vineyard

A Taste of France

Van Kuijk Quartet

Monday 21st May, The Vineyard Stockcross RG20 8JU
7.30pm seated wine tasting
8.30pm recital (ends approx 9.40pm)
£45.00 to include French wines and cheeses




Nicolas Van Kuijk violin
Sylvain Favre-Bulle violin
Emmanuel François viola
François Robin cello
Debussy String Quartet in G minor, Op.10
Ravel String Quartet in F Major


On this French-themed evening at The Vineyard, taste fine French wines selected by the hotel’s award-winning sommelier Romain Bourger accompanied by delicious French cheeses.


Following the wine-tasting, there will be a concert by former BBC New Generation Artists the Van Kuijk Quartet, from Paris, who will perform the two greatest string quartets in the French repertoire. This is particularly appropriate as 2018 marks the centenary of the death of Claude Debussy.


"Style, energy, and a sense of risk ... these four young Frenchmen made the music smile. " The Guardian


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