Flautist Sarah Bennington and harpist Fontane Liang will give a recital in south Somerset on Thursday June 5th as part of the 8th Hinton St. George Festival.  They will play pieces by a range of composers including Bach and Mozart in the beautiful village Church of St. George with its fine acoustics.

Sarah Bennington plays regularly with such orchestras as the London Philharmonic, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the City of Birmingham Orchestra and the Orchestra of Scottish Opera.  Sarah also held the position of principal flute in the Orquestra do Norte in Portugal.

DUO close-up

Fontane Liang has played with the London Sinfonietta and at the Royal Opera House, has
toured  Japan with the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra and performed with Germany’s MusikFabrik.  Fontane  is currently principal harpist with the Octandre Ensemble.

Said Festival Chairman Les Farris…

“In addition to an impressive number of awards and accolades, Sarah and Fontane have between them an impressive amount of experience of playing at the highest level.   We are indeed fortunate to be able to hear them perform together locally on June 5th.  It promises to be an evening full of musical delights.

“Seating in the church is limited so it is advisable to book early by calling the Festival box office on 07500 532 543, email [email protected] or visit the website at