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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