Norwich Chamber Music newsletter spring 2021

Norwich Chamber Music is delighted to offer you three events over the next few weeks, and invites you to book for them.

1.   Zoom talk by Misha Donat on Schumann, Friday April 30th, 6.30 pm 

This talk continues the series that Misha began during the winter months on the subjects of “Beethoven” and “Schubert”. Richard Wigmore has also spoken on “Haydn in London”. 
Tickets are priced at £5.00, but free of charge to Season ticket holders and Members. You may book now through NCM TicketSource  – or call us on 01603 505974 to reserve a place. On April 28th, sign in details will be sent to all who have registered. .
 2.   NCM 70th Anniversary Zoom party on Friday May 7th, 7.00 pm
The original Music Club held its inaugural meeting on April 28th 1951 under the Presidency of Benjamin Britten. This evening’s anniversary Zoom will consider our history and look to the future. It will be hosted by Christine Webber, and feature:

Gillian Cannell, daughter of Miriam Cannell, concert organiser for 40 years,
Stephen Orton, son in law of Kurt Schwarz, many years Treasurer,
Roger Rowe, our current President, and concert organiser in recent decades,
Misha Donat, current Artistic Director

Fill your glasses and enjoy the celebration!
This event is free of charge, but please book a ticket through NCM TicketSource  – or call us on 01603 505974 to reserve a place. On May 5th, sign in details will be sent to all who have registered.

3.   The Elias Quartet, John Innes Centre, Saturday May 29th at 3.00 pm and 6.00 pm
         Booking is through the Norwich and Norfolk Festival Office or website
Purcell, Henry: Fantasia in D minor z.739
Purcell, Henry: Fantasia in A minor z.740
Haydn, Joseph: String Quartet in G major op. 33 no. 5
Schumann, Robert: String Quartet in A op.41 no.3
This pair of concerts is promoted by NCM as its contribution to the 2021 Norfolk and Norwich Festival. All tickets are being offered through the Festival Box Office on a “Pay what you want” basis.
Priority booking is now available for Season ticket holders. General booking begins on April 15th. You can book through the   Festival Website or the Festival Box Office  01603 531800 (opening hours Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm; Sat 11am-4pm). You can also book in person at the pop up box office in Chantry Place Shopping Centre, NR1 3SH (Next to Hotel Chocolat) (opening hours Tue; Thu; Sat 11am-4pm) from Thursday 15 April.

We hope we shall see you at some of these events, if not all of them

With our best wishes,

The NCM Committee.

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