The 40th annual Amersham Festival of Music is set to commence on April 5.

Audiences will also be treated to the timeless compositions of Mozart at the Royal Academy of Music in London, showcasing the brilliance of one of classical music's greatest masters.

The Amersham Festival also supports young people with their musical studies offers an annual bursary scheme and regularly includes a ‘Young Artist Recital’ in the festival programme.

They have supported well over 100 young musicians and across the past five years, they have distributed over £20,000.

Artistic Director, Amersham Festival of Music, Iain Ledingham said: "We are thrilled to mark the 40th anniversary of the Amersham Festival of Music with such an exceptional line-up of performances.

"For four decades, our festival has been a celebration of musical excellence, and this year's programme is a testament to the enduring power of music to inspire and uplift audiences.

“We open the Festival with a Gala Concert by our Amersham Festival Chamber Orchestra in the lovely setting of the Duke's Hall at the Royal Academy of Music, on Marylebone Road, a superb venue.

“Our orchestra, made up of outstanding professional players from London orchestras, has been a unique attraction and success over the last 40 years and we hope you will join us to hear them in a festive programme of masterpieces by Mozart and Rossini in April.’’