This weekend in Norwich

This weekend we have two exciting concerts to share:
Saturday 2nd September – 7.30pm – Norwich Cathedral
Norwich Baroque and Norwich Cathedral are bringing

Brandenburg Concertos

Don’t miss this chance to enjoy 3 of the Brandenburg Concertos in one concert;
Nos 2,3,4, with a fine group of soloists:

SIMON MUNDAY – trumpet
(La Serenissima, London Brass, Dunedin Consort, English Baroque soloists)

(leader of the Gabrieli Players, guest director around UK and Europe)
(Hanover band, Ex-Cathedra, OAE)

The 6 Brandenburg Concertos take their name from the nobleman to whom they were dedicated, Margrave Christian Ludwig of Brandenburg.

They are full of variety and tuneful, virtuosic writing for the many solo instruments that they feature. Each concerto showcases a different solo combination:

Number 2 features Recorder, Oboe, Violin and a notoriously heroic natural trumpet part, not for the faint hearted, with accompanying strings. Simon Munday has made Brandenburg 2 a trade mark.

Number 3 is for 10 solo string players (3 violins, 3 violas, 3 cellos and double bass) plus harpsichord; watch the themes bounce around between the players, each one of equal importance.

Number 4 features 2 recorders and a dazzling violin line, plus strings.

To entice you still further, our programme will also include:

– Telemann’s concerto for violin and trumpet
– JS Bach’s vibrant and ever popular violin concerto in E major
– Telemann’s hauntingly beautiful concerto in D minor for oboe

Buy tickets here


Chapel Concerts Autumn 2017
The Chapel, 64 Park Lane, Norwich

Sunday 3rd September 2017, 6:30pm

Michael McHale – piano

Beethoven: Sonata Op27/2 Moonlight
Chopin: Waltz Op.64/2, Mazurka Op.67/4, Ballade No.4, Nocturne Op.9/2
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Michael McHale website

MICHAEL McHALE who created quite an impression when he visited Norwich last January as one of Michael Collin’s weekend guests at JIC – his performance of Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time was unforgettable – returns to Norwich on Sunday. His recital includes one of the giant pieces for the keyboard, Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition – not to be missed.
Tickets £15 on the door



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