We are delighted to be presenting the amazing violinist Nigel Kennedy in concert, as part of our outstanding spring series of concerts at the end of May. Nigel will be performing in the unique and intimate setting of St Mary’s Church, Rye as part of his European tour following on from his outstanding recent concerts at the Birmingham Symphony Hall and the Royal Albert Hall.
We would like to acknowledge the much appreciated support of our event sponsors Future Climate Info
This incredibly special concert will include Nigel performing music from Bach, and his stunning new album ‘My World’. Expect the unexpected and some pleasant surprises with additional repertoire, which will include Nigel’s own unique interpretations of music by Stéphane Grappelli and Jimi Hendrix.
Tickets for this concert will be in high demand so we encourage you to book early!
‘His unique talent, virtuosic artistry and extraordinary ability to communicate with audiences have made him one of the world’s most popular and well-respected performers, and this show will be like nothing you’ve ever seen before.‘ – The Guardian
Ticket Prices £75.00 Front seating - Sold Out, £65.00 General seating, £40.00 Standing - Sold out and VIP Package £135.00
Doors will open at 7:00 pm for a 7:30 pm start. There will be a licensed bar at the concert.
Situated in the heart of old Rye, and providing marvelous views over the surrounding area and coast from its tower, St Mary’s has stood for the best part of 1000 years and is home to the oldest still-functioning pendulum clock in the country . It has some fine stained glass, including a window designed by the pre-Raphaelite Burne-Jones in the north aisle. St Mary’s provides a wonderful setting for our live events throughout the festival and has hosted artists including Antonio Forcione, Sarah Jane Morris, Ian Shaw and Ola Onabule.
Facilities at St Mary’s Church
Please note all performances will have an interval of approximately 20 minutes.
St Mary’s Church