talkestrawords Crowd
"Characterful, incandescent performances with disarmingly
Michael Finnissy
"Talkestra’s ‘family concert’ lived up
Patrick Harrex, Co-founder of Soundwaves
"This was a concert straight
Littelhampton Gazette
"The playing of the ensemble
Frances Guy, Curator of ‘Eye-Music:
"Talkestra’s enlightening presentations are entertaining,
Chris Gander, Artistic Director, Adur

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Talkestra concerts are different.

They don’t just play the music - they talk about it.

And they don’t just talk about it - they take it apart to show you how it works and put it back together to show you how it sounds.

Smilinggroup20mbTalkestra concerts combine a uniquely friendly and unstuffy atmosphere with top quality performances.

With a repertoire extending from Vivaldi to the 21st century, Talkestra concerts are equally suitable for the seasoned music fan who’s looking new insights into their favourite works or for the reluctant concert-goer who wants to get into something new.