Music in Norwich this week 4-8 November

Saturday 4 November 2017, 7.30pm
St Andrew’s Hall,
St Andrew’s Plain, Norwich

Norwich Philharmonic Orchestra
Norwich Philharmonic Chorus

Deborah Miles-Johnson mezzo soprano
Matthew Andrews, David Dunnett conductors

Sibelius Symphony No. 1 in E minor
Holst The Cloud Messenger

 

Wednesday 8 November 2017, 7.30pm
St Andrew’s Hall, St Andrew’s Plain, Norwich

Britten Sinfonia

Sir-Mark-Elder-2-Groves-Artists

Elder conducts Brahms

Finzi The Fall of the Leaf
Mahler arr. Britten What the Wild Flowers tell me
Mahler Rückert-Lieder
Brahms Symphony No. 1

Sir Mark Elder conductor
Elisabeth Kulman mezzo-soprano

Brahms’s First Symphony was first performed with considerably smaller musical forces than we are used to hearing today. Sir Mark Elder conducts Britten Sinfonia in a performance that returns to the spirit of those early concerts and allows the details of Brahms’s extraordinary lyrical masterpiece to shine through.

Pre-concert talk, 6.30pm
Sir Mark Elder discusses tonight’s programme
(free to ticket holders)
Tickets: £8-£34 (£6 students, under 26 and job seekers).

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About musicinnorwich

Music in Norwich is a website which offers a roundup concerts in and around Norwich. All of the music groups and venues have their own websites but this site gathers together most of the orchestral and chamber music concerts, organ recitals and choir performances. It is a maintained on a volunteer basis by Culture Shift Norwich as part of the Music in Norwich Forum, a collective of music organisations in Norwich
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