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Classical Concert and Cream Tea: Sarah Small (Viola da Gamba) & Johan Löfving (Theorbo)

5th May, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Join us for the perfect Sunday afternoon out… 

We look forward to continuing our Launde Abbey Concert Series throughout 2024, bringing you intimate classical performances from the finest musicians. Join us for an hour of enchanting classical music in our medieval chapel followed by the famous Launde Abbey Cream Tea.

Sarah Small (Viola da Gamba)

Sarah Small is a viola da gamba player and founder of the ensemble, Hex. She holds a Masters with Distinction from the Royal College of Music, where she studied with Reiko Ichise. Sarah has been fortunate to perform and record with various ensembles across the UK and Europe including multi-award-winning ensemble Fretwork, Charivari Agréable, and the Gesualdo Six. As well as making appearances on radio stations such as BBC Radio 3 and Radio France, Sarah has performed in world-class venues such as The Globe Theatre, St Mark’s Basilica, and Buckingham Palace.

Johan Löfving (Theorbo)

Since being a prize winner in the prestigious London International Guitar Competition, Swedish Johan Löfving has established himself as one of the most exciting musicians of a new generation. As a guitarist and theorbo player, his performances have taken him to some of the world’s finest concert halls such as Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, The Sage Gateshead, Wiener Saal Salzburg and Konzertsaal der Wiener Sängerknaben in Vienna. Additionally, he has appeared in major festivals including Lammermuir, King’s Lynn, Stratford-on-Avon, Brighton Early Music Festival, Bath Guitar Festival, Saxå Chamber Music Festival, Styriarte Festival Graz and Carinthischer Sommer in Villach, Austria. 

Launde Classical Concerts offer the chance to hear an hour-long live concert in the company of some of the country’s leading performers, followed by a gorgeous Launde cream tea.

A Launde Abbey Fundraising Event.

Tickets £21 (or £16 for concert only). Call 01572 717254 or email info@launde.org.uk.


5th May
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Launde Abbey
East Norton Leicestershire LE7 9XB United Kingdom + Google Map
01572 717254