Returning for its seventh year the acclaimed Ealing Music & Film Festival celebrates Ealing’s cultural heritage with a delightful array of music from classical to Jazz and blues alongside an eclectic film line up.
Free and paid for events will be happening across Ealing at venues including the University of West London, St Barnabas Church, The Brentham Club, St Mary’s Church and The MetFilm School.
The festival launches at lunchtime on 13th February with a free concert at St Mary’s Church, performed by renowned pianist Emilie Capulet and The Household Guards’ Wind Quintet, to include Poulenc’s vibrant Sextet. In the evening there's a free screening of films by the talented students of UWL and MetFilm School.
On 14th February at 7.30pm the London Mozart Players and violinist Tasmin Little will perform Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Roxanna Panufnik’s World Seasons and the music of Vivaldi, Elgar and Tchaikovsky at Weston Hall, University of West London.
On 15th February the Ealing Youth Orchestra, conductor Leon Gee and members of the London Mozart Players are joined at St Barnabas Church by 2018 BBC Young Musician of the Year, Lauren Zhang, to perform Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto; and more.
On the evening of 15th February, 7pm at University of West London, there'll be screening in association with Ealing Classic Cinema Club of the iconic Quadrophenia. The same evening at 8pm, we present in association with Ealing Eclectic Musicspace and Ealing Club CIC, a spectacular Jazz and Soul night with Louise Marshall and The Brethren at The Brentham Club, W5 1NP.
Saturday 16th February brings a keenly anticipated performance of Dvorak’s New World Symphony and Khachaturian’s Masquerade Suite by the West London Sinfonia and conductor Philip Hesketh; they are joined by local actor Christopher Kent as narrator in a hugely enjoyable murder mystery, Nathaniel Stookey’s The Composer is Dead.
The final day of the Festival, Sunday 17th February, brings two short afternoon concerts at the University of West London’s Weston Hall to round off the Festival. From 3-4pm the Love2sing Choir conducted by Elizabeth Lusty will perform a selection of popular songs, followed at 5pm by showcase performances by students from the London College of Music and its Junior College.
University of West London, Weston Hall, St Mary's Road, Ealing W5 5RF
St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, Ealing W5 1QG
The Brentham Club, 38a Meadvale Road, Ealing W5 1NP
St Mary’s Church, St Mary's Road, Ealing W5 5RH