Norfolk County Music Festival 27 February to 10 March 2017


Norfolk County Music Festival supports amateur musicians and singers on their musical journey, whether that’s solo or in a duet, band or orchestra. From classical piano and strings through to African drumming, jazz, percussion, school choirs, guitars and ukulele orchestras – this annual Festival offers some of the most diverse entertainment in the region.

The Festival runs from 27 February to 10 March 2017, throughout Norwich, attracting over 4000 performers, giving both adults and young people the chance to perform, learn and share their love of music.

The programme of concerts takes place in a  variety of  venues and you can find the listings on the Festival website. Tickets to each show cost £2.50 per adult and free for under 18’s. There’s no need to book, just turn up.

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Norfolk & Norwich Chamber Music concerts this weekend 11/12 March

Cedric Tiberghien, the stunning French pianist is in Norwich this weekend for two concerts.

On Saturday 11th March at 7.30pm he gives a solo recital of Chopin & Debussy and on Sunday  12th March at 3pm he is joined by wind soloists from the CBSO to give performances of the Mozart & Beethoven Wind Quintets – music making of the highest international standards and not to be missed. The weekend also includes free pre-concert discussion with Cedric Tiberghien and a talk by Misha Donat.

Aalso don’t forget the chapel recital by Kwesi Edman who is in Norwich for the Norfolk County Music Festival – details below – quite a weekend so hope to see you at some of them, Roger

John Innes Centre
Saturday 11th March 2017, 7:30pm
Pre-concert discussion with Cédric Tiberghien,6:30pm

Cédric Tiberghien – piano recital

  • Debussy Twelve Etudes
  • Chopin: Twenty-four Preludes

John Innes Centre
Sunday 12th March 2017, 3:00pm
Pre-concert talk by Misha Donat, 1:45pm

Cédric Tiberghien & CBSO soloists

Emmet Byrne – oboe
Oliver Janes – clarinet
Michael Kidd – horn
Margaret Cookhorn – bassoon

  • Ibert: 5 Pieces for oboe, clarinet, bassoon
  • Mozart: Piano & Wind Quintet   K452
  • Beethoven: Horn Sonata, Op.17
  • Beethoven: Duo for clarinet & bassoon, WoO 27
  • Beethoven: Piano & Wind Quintet   Op.16


The Chapel, Park Lane
Friday 10th March 2017, 7:30pm

Kwesi Edman – cello

  • Programme:
  • Bach: Cello Suite No.1
  • Brahms: Variazione on a theme by Schumann, Op.9
  • Chopin: Cello Sonata

Kwesi Edman website