Magic Flute closes the festival
The Bath International Music Festival continues today with four more days packed with music starting with Emma Kirkby at the Assembly Rooms tonight singing the songs of John Dowland, Thomas Campion and John Coperario.
With her will be lute player Anthony Rooley.
At lunchtime today there is a birthday celebration for British composer Hugh Wood who is celebrating his 80th birthday with some of his works plus pieces by Brahms and Schubert at the Guildhall at 12.30pm.
On Friday you can hear the Fournier Piano Trio at the Guildhall at 1pm.
One of the big events of this year's festival is Mozart's Magic Flute at Komedia designed as a celebration of Joanna MacGregor's years as festival director and a goodbye to her at the end of this event. There is another performance of the opera on Sunday. Tickets are £25.
On Saturday the Belcea Quartet is at the Assembly Rooms with an all Beethoven programme at 7.30pm. At 9.30pm at the Guildhall there is a 20th anniversary concert celebrating the Dark Magic of Angela Carter.