Takács Quartet at John Innes Centre Saturday 10 November 2018

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Saturday 10 November 2018, 7.30pm
Takács Quartet

Haydn Quartet in D, Op.20 No.4
Bartók Quartet No.1
Brahms Quartet in A minor Op.51 No.2

Bartók’s First Quartet was described by his compatriot Kodály as ‘a gradual return to life, more evocative with its modest four instruments than Berlioz with his huge orchestra’. Framing the Bartók is the wit and elegance of Haydn, and the eloquent passion of Brahms.

Pre-concert talk with Misha Donat and the artists 6.30pm

Programmed by Norfolk & Norwich Chamber Music
www.norwichchambermusic.co.uk

 

Armistice concerts this weekend 10/11 November 2018

 

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Norwich Cathedral
Saturday 10 November 2018, 7.30pm, Doors 6.45pm. 

We Will Remember Them
A concert marking the centenary of the end of the Great War

Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem
Parry Songs of Farewell
Purcell/Sandstrom Hear my prayer

Norwich Cathedral Chamber Choir
Västerås Cathedral Motet Choir
Norwich Cathedral Players

Katy Crompton Soprano
Matthew Durkan Baritone

Ashley Grote, Johan Hammarström Conductors

Norwich Cathedral Chamber Choir are joined by the Motet Choir from Västerås Cathedral, Sweden, and by internationally acclaimed soloists Katy Crompton and Matthew Durkan, for a special concert commemorating the centenary of the end of the Great War.

Tickets: £14 – £26.
www.cathedral.org.uk


Pops Orchestra

Sunday 11 November 2018, 3pm
Norwich Pops Orchestra
Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich

Lest We Forget –
Music for 100 Years of Remembrance

All tickets £10
More details  www.norwichpopsorchestra.co.uk

Britten Sinfonia: The Last Letter at St Andrew’s Hall, Thursday 8 November 2018, 7.30pm

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Britten Sinfonia with

Jonathan McGovern – baritone
Thomas Gould – violin/director

To commemorate the end of the Great War, Britten Sinfonia premiere a new arrangement of Nico Muhly’s poignant The Last Letter as part of a compelling and dramatic evening of music and words.

Programme:

Gurney : The Western Playland
Kelly : Elegy
Ravel : Le tombeau de Couperin
Stephan : Nachspiel
Nico Muhly : The Last Letter (world premiere of orchestral version)
Barber :Adagio for strings
Poetry and letters by Mary Borden, Vera Brittain, Ivor Gurney and Wilfred Owen.

Devised by Dr Kate Kennedy, with a pre-concert talk from Dr Kennedy at 6.30pm, discussing the programme of the concert (free to ticket holders).

Tickets from Theatre Royal Box Office

Prices

Adult: £10 – £32
Student: £6
Jobseeker: £6
Under 26: £6