Dorset Museum Music Society

Wessex Ensemble

28 June 2023, 7:30pm

Principal Players from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Mark Derudder (Violin), Carol Paige (Violin), Tom Beer (Viola), Miguel Rodriguez (Viola), Jesper Svedberg (Cello). A masterpiece of the classical quintet repertoire alongside two less well-known but fine works, each demonstrating the enriching influence of folk music; Vaughan Williams writing at the height of his involvement with English folksong and Dvorak intrigued by the native Indian music he encountered in the USA.

PROGRAMME

    • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Phantasy Quintet
    • MOZART: Quintet in C (K.515)
    • DVORAK: Quintet in Eb Opus 97

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The Dorset Museum Music Society are fortunate in being able to make use of the Victorian Hall of the Dorset Museum, a unique environment that continues to draw enthusiastic praise from our visiting artists

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Kindly supported by Making Music’s Philip and Dorothy Green Artist’s Scheme

 

Temporary Display

3 February - 30 May 2024

John Brown in Dorchester: Rebuilding a Life after slavery

Discover the little-known story of John Brown, in this new showcase display outside the Collections Discovery Centre.

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Family Activity

30 May 2024, 10:00am - 12:00noon

May Customs and Ooser Mask Making

Our themed event will delve into the customs and traditions surrounding the merry month of May, learn about the famous horned Ooser mask displayed in the museum, and have a go at making one.

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Storytelling

6 June 2024, 10:00am- 10:30am

Storytime at the Museum

Come and join us for fun-filled Storytime where you can listen to some amazing tales in our Community Space at the Museum.

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Tours

8 June 2024, 10:00am - 12:00noon

Roman Town House Tour

Join our trained guides through the history of the Roman Town House site and and the precious artifacts recovered and now on display at Dorset Museum & Art Gallery.

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Tours

19 June 2024, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Store Tour

Join our Collections Team for an opportunity to explore behind the scenes in the Museum’s Collections Discovery Centre.

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Storytelling

20 June 2024, 10:00am- 10:30am

Storytime at the Museum

Come and join us for fun-filled Storytime where you can listen to some amazing tales in our Community Space at the Museum.

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Lecture

20 June 2024, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

‘Rewilding’ later prehistory: Archaeological wildlife and its role in contemporary nature recovery | Anwen Cooper

Climate change and biodiversity loss are, understandably, of growing interest to a wide cross-section of people. David Attenborough’s recent ‘Wild Isles’ series both awakened us to the magical wildlife of the British Isles and warned us of its extreme fragility.

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Tours

22 June 2024, 10:00am - 12:00noon

Roman Town House Tour

Join our trained guides through the history of the Roman Town House site and and the precious artifacts recovered and now on display at Dorset Museum & Art Gallery.

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Dorset Museum Music Society

26 June 2024, 7:30pm

The Harmonious Society of Tickle-Fiddle Gentlemen

A range of Baroque music brought vividly to life by a leading authentic early music group.

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