Norfolk & Norwich Chamber Music concerts November 2020



Dear Members, supporters and friends,

Norwich Chamber Music is disappointed that because of Covid quarantine  measures, Norwich Chamber Music must cancel the concerts with Jörg Widmann next weekend, and the visit of the Dudock Quartet.  We share your sadness that these concerts cannot occur. 

We are delighted to announce, however, that Pavel Kolesnikov, will now give two recitals in the John Innes Conference Centre on Saturday 7 November 2020. 

Full social distancing procedures will be in place.  His programme embraces many of the works originally planned for us on September 12th, and will include:
 
Liszt.        Transcendental Étude No.8 (“Wilde Jagd”) and La Cloche Sonné S.238
Scriabin.   Op.51 No.4, Danse Languide and Op.51 No.3 Poème Aile
Liszt.        Transcendental Étude No. 6 (“Vision”) and Wiegenlied S. 198
Scriabin    Sonate No.2 Op.19
Liszt          Élegie No.2  S.197
Beethoven Sonata in D minor Op.31 No.2 (“Tempest”)

The 60 minute programme will be played twice, at 3pm and again at 6pm. To meet track and trace regulations for each performance, special ticketing arrangements are needed even for those with existing season tickets. Those without tickets cannot be admitted. Further information from St Georges Music Shop 01603 626414.
 
For everyone’s safety, the seating capacity in the Hall will be limited.  Tickets will be available to all from 12.00 noon on Wednesday October 28th,  The arrangements for Season ticket holder have been sent to them separately. The general price at either concert is £20, reduced to £15 for Members. We regret that under the current social distancing regulations, availability may be limited.
 
You should purchase your ticket in the normal way through our website or directly from Ticket Source https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/norwichchambermusic  or at St George’s Music Shop in Norwich 01603 626414.
 
A limited number of seats will be available for wheelchair users or those unable to use stairs. Write to us at info@norwichchambermusic.org.uk to confirm availability.
 
 What to expect at the concert:Entry only for those who hold tickets in advance2 metre distance to be kept wherever possibleClear signs and helpful stewards Audience members will be required to wear face coverings (unless exempt through Government guidelines).Hand sanitiser for your use on entryNo printed material will be used – no tickets on sale, no programmes or programme notes. Programmes will be sent online in advance.A “one way system” into and out of the Hall and for toilet facilitiesReduced capacity in the concert Hall, with socially distanced seating.You will be directed to a seat, and will not be able to choose itOnce in your seat, do not leave at the end until directed by ushers,Shorter performances (about 1 hour) with no intervalNo refreshments No socializing in John Innes foyerRegular and thorough cleaning of the Hall, foyer and toilets before and after concertsThe cloakroom will be closed 
For our full policy on Covid-19 please refer to our website following this link www.norwichchambermusic.org.uk

Assuming no new regulations affect our plans, we are looking forward to two excellent performances by Pavel Kolesnikov. We hope you feel able to come, and if so, much look forward to seeing you on the November 7th
 
The Chair and  Committee
Norwich Chamber Music

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