Brook Street Band CD launch at Oxnead Hall on Monday 4 June 2018


The award-winning Handel specialists The Brook Street Band is launching its new Handel CD “Handel Sonatas for Violin and Basso Continuo” with a concert (and accompanying chat and fizz) on Monday 4 June (7.30pm) at the Great Barn, Oxnead Hall, Norfolk, NR10 5HP. Rachel Harris (baroque violin), Tatty Theo (baroque cello) and Carolyn Gibley (harpsichord) will perform a selection of Handel’s glorious violin sonatas. There’ll be a chance too to vote for your particular favourite sonata to be included! Tickets can be booked online:

or please do email if you’d like any more information.


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Sound Underground in the Undercroft

Tonight Friday 17 May an evening of acoustic sound performances in conjunction with Norwich 20 Group’s Changes exhibition in the Undercroft behind the market under the Memorial Gardens.
Singer/songwriter extraordinaire Milly Hirst, duo Of the Clay, plus guitar from Pete Turrell and also Tom Conway, and spoken word from Charlotte Carter.
Link to Milly Hirst at Glastonbury:
Free entry, with a collection for performers, doors 7.30pm.

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Coming up this Saturday 5 May Mozart Orchestra

Norwich Central Baptist Church, 7.30pm Saturday 5th May 2018

A Celebration of Mozart
The Mozart Orchestra open their 2018 concert season with ‘A Celebration of Mozart’ on Saturday 5th May, 7:30pm at Norwich Central Baptist Church, Duke Street, Norwich.

Featuring Mozart’s beautiful Clarinet Concerto, with guest soloist Rachel Cannon, Symphony No. 25, written when Mozart was just 17 years old, and Serenade No. 10 ‘Gran Partita’.

​Mozart : Symphony No.25
Mozart : Clarinet Concerto
Mozart : Serenade No.10 ‘Grand Partita’
Conductor – Tadeusz Kaznowski, Soloist – Rachel Cannon
Tickets £10 from St George’s Music Shop, Norwich (01603 626414) or online via
For more information – Concert
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At The Chapel, Park Lane, Norwich

The Chapel Park Lane, NR2 3EF
Sunday 29th April at 6.30pm
Tickets £15 on the door (students under 25 free)

Mark Bebbington – piano

Ivor Gurney
Sehnsucht (from manuscript)

The Sea (from manuscript)
Prelude in D flat major

 John Ireland
Sarnia – an island sequence

1) Le Catioroc
2) In a May Morning
3) Song of the Springtides


La Cathedrale engloutie ( The submerged Cathedral)
General Lavine – eccentric
Feux d’artifice (Fireworks)

Nocturne in B flat minor op. 9

Scherzo No 2 No 2 in B flat min Op 31

Sunday 6th May  at 12 noon
Tickets £15 on the door (students under 25 free)

Guarneri Trio
Haydn: Piano Trio, Hob.XV:25 (Gypsy)
Shostakovich: Piano Trio, Op.67
Dvořák: Piano Trio, Op.21

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Keswick Hall Choir with Academy of St Thomas on Saturday 28 April

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Assembly House Musical and other concerts coming up this month

Sometimes all the good things is life come at once and if you are a classical chamber music buff this is it!

The lunchtime Assembly House concert this Thursday 19 April features a rare visit from the Hungarian born KATONA TWINS the finest Guitar duo in the world to-day.

The next BRITTEN SINFONIA lunchtime concert this month is on Friday at St Andrew’s Hall – always a stimulating experience.

Then Friday evening the NAVARRA QUARTET will give an all Schubert concert at The Chapel Park Lane at 7.30pm. but perhaps the highlight will be the grand finale to the N& N Chamber Music Season at the John Innes Centre when the NAVARRA & ELIAS QUARTETS will combine to give a performance of Mendelssohn’s Octet – it doesn’t get better than that – so look forward to seeing you all – details below, Roger Rowe

 Assembly House Classical
£15 on the door £12 online http://www.assembyhouseclassical.eventbrite

Thursday 19 April at 1pm
Katona Twins 

Manuel de Falla; Miller¹s Dance
Piazolla; Tango Suite – andante & allegro
Bernstein; West Side Story – Maria – America – Somewhere – Mambo
Granados; Oriental
Manuel de Falla: El Amor Brujo 

Britten Sinfonia St Andrew’s Hall At Lunch Four 2017-18
Friday 20 April at 1pm

Schumann arr. Tom Coult  Studies in Canonic Form
JS Bach arr. Webern   Ricercar a 6
Ravel  Mother Goose Suite

The Chapel, Park Lane, NR2 3EF
Friday 20th April 2018, 7.30pm
Tickets £15 on the door

Navarra Quartet
Magnus Johnson – violin
Simon van der Giessen – violin
Marije Johnston – viola
Brian O’Kane – cello

Schubert: Quartetsatz, D703
Schubert: Quartet D 810 Death & the Maiden

N&N Chamber Music at John Innes Centre
Saturday 21 April  at 7.30pm
Elias Quartet & Navarra Quartets

Mozart: 5 Variations on ‘Salve tu Domine’, K.398
Beethoven: Quartet in F minor, Op.95 (‘Serioso’)
Smetana: Quartet No.1 in E minor (‘From My Life’)
Mendelssohn: Octet in E flat, Op.20

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UEA Masterclass with Hannah Francis

Join UEA Music Society and UEA Opera Society for a Masterclass with Hannah Francis, previous Principal Soprano at the ENO on Saturday 12th May.

This is a unique opportunity to experience a Masterclass given by an outstanding professional singer.

Hannah was a principal soprano at the English National Opera and has performed in many concerts here and abroad. She received a scholarship to the Royal College of Music to study Harp and Voice at the age of 15 and soon after won the Royal Overseas League Prize for the most promising young musician in Great Britain. She has worked with many distinguished conductors and has won various prestigious prizes throughout her career. She is also the founder of the Tower of London Music festival.

The Masterclass is open to all UEA students, staff and members of the public. We are looking for classical singers in Norwich and the surrounding areas to participate.

If you are interested in taking part, please email for more information and to confirm your place.

You do not need to book if you would like to attend as an audience member.

Tickets: £10 to participate, £5 to observe

For more information: visit:; email:; follow: @UEAConcerts on Twitter.

Poppy Damazer

Music Centre Intern

UEA Music Centre Reception (0.13)

University of East Anglia

Norwich Research Park

Norwich, NR4 7TJ


Tel: 01603 591018 | | @UEAConcerts

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