Welcome to the South Downs Summer Music Festival

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A celebration of music and community, South Downs Summer Music continues to grow each year. This well established and popular classical music festival draws some of the finest international artists to perform in the very special village of Alfriston in the heart of the South Downs National Park.

A Steinway festival - SDSM is sponsored by family-run local business Folkington's Juices.

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Online concert NOW AVAILABLE

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2020 SDSM Festival Online Concert

20.00 November 8th

We were so thrilled to be able to host a performance at St Andrew's Church in Alfriston, after the necessary cancellation of the 2020 SDSM Festival. Thank you to everyone who helped support this live concert. 

Our concert is free to view online but your donations are essential - please give generously.

Every gift matters.

The concert will be shown at 20.00 Sunday November 8th

Programme: Mendelssohn Quartet opus 12 in E flat major | Brahms Sextet no. 2 in G major

Musicians: Benyounes Quartet - Zara Benyounes | Emily Holland | Sara Roberts | Jessie Ann Richardson | 

Rebecca Jones | Reinoud Ford


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South Downs Summer Music International Festival Registered in England. Charity no. 1151916
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MK17 9AL


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