The 2012 Bath International Music Festival
Bath International Music Festival offers visitors the chance to experience one of the major festival highlights of the year, showcasing a wide selection of musical talent
Bath, Somerset (PRUnderground) May 10th, 2012
The city of Bath is highly regarded and well known for being a centre for the arts in the region. This month, anyone visiting the South West’s premier spa city and staying in one of the hotels in Bath during the end of May and early June will see that there is a very special annual music event taking place – the Bath International Music Festival.
The Bath International Music Festival offers both residents and visitors the chance to experience one of the major festival highlights of the year. Stretching from 30 May – 10 June, it will be showcasing a selection of musical talent from near and far at a whole host of venues around the spa city. Originally inaugurated back in 1948, the International Music Festival in Bath has grown into an event of both national and international significance and has earned itself a fine reputation.
Throughout the festival period, anyone visiting will be treated to a wide and varied mix of music from a range of genres, including classical, contemporary, world, electronica, international jazz and folk, with many of the events staged being free-to-the-public.
The artist line-up for 2012 will feature Elisabeth Leonskaja, The Escher String Quartet, Adriano Adewale, Valeriy Sokolov & Evgeniy Isotov, Benjamin Grosvenor, the Bath Philharmonia, Courtney Pine, the Tord Gustavsen Ensemble, Ashok Klouda, the Brighton Early Music Festival Renaissance Players, John Myerscough, Reinis Zarinš, Ruth Jenkin and Bart Lafollette, plus many more.
This fantastic festival kicks off with an opening night gala opera, the UK premiere of Vivaldi’s magical and rarely performed ‘L’Olimpiade’. This beautiful show will have a range of international opera singers performing in it, who will be accompanied by a19-strong Baroque ensemble and the award-winning company ‘La Serenissima’, the world’s foremost Vivaldi experts.
So, be sure to book your accommodation soon in one of the luxury Bath hotels like Bailbrook Lodge for a relaxing stay in the city during the festival period. Make the most of your opportunity to enjoy a great musical event and experience the diverse arts and culture of this historical location.
For more information about this fabulous festival of music, call the Bath Box Office on: 01225 463362.
About Bailbrook Lodge
Bailbrook Lodge offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in a beautiful, period Georgian, Grade II listed country house Bath hotel, which is set within its own grounds and lovely well kept gardens. Bailbrook Lodge is located in the historic Roman Spa city of Bath, England’s only UNESCO World Heritage City.
This delightful luxury B&B is an ideal choice if you are looking to enjoy one of the many Bath Spa breaks which are on offer throughout the year.
Bailbrook Lodge is ideal Bath accommodation if you’re seeking a bed and breakfast which is located in a quiet, peaceful atmosphere whilst being perfectly located to reach Baths’ historical city centre, which is only 1½ miles or 5 minute drive away, putting you in easy reach of Bath’s most famous sights and attractions: The Roman Bath’s, Grand Pump Room, Royal Crescent, Bath Abbey, The Circus, Theatre Royal, and the Thermae Bath Spa.