Sistema in Norwich concert Friday 5 July at Epic

Friday 5 July 7.30pm
Epic Studios, 114 Magdalen Street, Norwich NR3 1JD. ​

This concert is part of the new Young Norfolk Arts Festival 28 Jube-7th July – other events listed on a website here

A world first! At 7.30pm on Friday 5 July in Norwich, two Sistema orchestras will perform simultaneously through a live web stream.  Using state-of-the-art facilities at Epic Studios, the Sistema Norwich Martineau Orchestra will perform alongside children from Liverpool (over an internet link) and Lambeth. The programme includes pieces to commemorate Benjamin Britten’s centenary year. The Martineau Orchestra will be joined by a Quartet from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. ​This is a concert not to miss!​

Tickets are free but you have to book to reserve a seat. Book via this link which will take you to an Eventbrite booking page. If you book a seat and then can’t come, please release the booking or let us know so that someone else can come.

Sistema in Norwich is an independent programme inspired by the Venezuelan El Sistema approach, changing lives through music. Sistema in Norwich is a social change music education programme managed by Norwich & Norfolk Community Arts

The Chapel, 64 Park Lane, Norwich Friday 31 May 7.30pm Fundraising recital

Friday 31 May 7.30pm
Southrepps Festival fund-raising recital
Tickets on the door £12.00 including glass of wine

Ben Johnson – tenor
Tom Primrose – piano

This is a special concert with the distinguished and much acclaimed young tenor, Ben Johnson with Tom Primrose, who will be giving a recital as a fund-raising event for the Southrepps Festival which runs 1st to 4th August

•   Myths and Legends:
•   Schubert: An die Leier
•   Vaughan Williams: Orpheus with his lute
•   Poulenc: Le Bestiare (from Cortege de Orphee)
•   Wolf: Anakreons Grab
•   William Denis Browne: To Gratiana, dancing and singing
•   From the World of Opera: Part 1
•   Donizetti: Angelo casto e bel (Il Duca D’Alba)
•   Berlioz: Ah! Je vais les mais (Beatrice and Benedict)
•   Frank Bridge: Adoration
•   Puccini: Avete torto (Gianni Schicci)


•   Sonnets
•   Britten: Sonetto XVI (Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo)
•   Britten: Oh might those sighs and tears (Holy Sonnets of John Donne)
•   Schubert: Sonnett I (Petrarch)
•   Parry: No Longer Mourn for me when I am Dead (Shakespeare)
•   Liszt: Io vidi in terra (Petrarch)
•   From the World of Opera: Part 2
•   Britten: Rome is now Ruled (Rape of Lucretia)
•   Mozart: Dalla sua pace (Don Giovanni)
•   Goddard: Oh ne t’éveille pas encor (Berceuse from Jocelyn)
•   Verdi: Ella mi fu rapita… Parmi veder le lagrime (Rigoletto)