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Music Festival at Chatsworth 30 September for 4 nights

Kirker Holidays’ Music Festival at the Duke of Devonshire’s home,

Chatsworth, will take place on 30 September 2010 for 4 nights. Interesting but relaxed itinerary with private tours of the house and gardens combined with 3 first class chamber concerts performed by

The Navarra String Quartet and the Heath Quartet. Price £830pp including concerts, expert lecturer, 4 nights accommodation with breakfast at the Old Hall Hotel, 4 dinners included.

Call Kirker on 020 7593 2284 for details

Music Festival on Ischia and in the Bay of Naples

18-26 October

Exclusive programme of private concerts at Sir William and Lady Walton’s former home La Mortella on Ischia, and at Sorrento. Musicians include Julius Drake, Sophie Daneman, Priya Mitchell,

James Gilchrist and Simon Rowland-Jones.

Price £1968pp with return scheduled flights, transfers, excursions, concerts, expert lecturer, accommodation with breakfast and dinner most evenings at 4* hotel Parco dei Principe in Sorrento and 4* Hotel San Montano in Ischia.

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Call Kirker on 020 7593 2284 for details

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