June update from Norwich Chamber Music

We are delighted to announce that Steven Isserlis will join our Artistic Director Misha Donat in a Zoom pre-concert talk at 6.30 pm on Friday June 18th in advance of his concerts at the John Innes Conference Centre on Saturday June 19th. As usual, register at NCM TicketSource.

For Covid related reasons, Connie Shih will be unable to accompany Steven at his recitals on June 19th, but we are  delighted that Sam Haywood has agreed at short notice to come to Norwich in her stead.

The Norwich Chamber Music summer series now includes: 

Steven Isserlis (cello) and Sam Haywood (piano), Saturday 19 June at 3.00pm and 6.00pm 

Bruch. Kol Nidrei
Strauss. Sonata in F Op.6 (original version)
Dvořák, arr. Isserlis. Four Romantic Pieces
Le Beau. Sonata in D Op.17 

At 6.30pm on Friday 18 June, Steven Isserlis will join with Misha Donat to give a pre-concert talk online. Registration is at NCM TicketSource. Tickets are £5.00, with no charge to NCM Season ticket holders and Members. 

Paul Lewis (piano), Saturday 26 June at 3.00pm and 6.00pm 

Mozart. Sonata in A K.331 (‘Turkish Rondo’)
Scriabin. Five Preludes Op.74
Mussorgsky. Pictures at an Exhibition

At 6.00pm on Friday 25 June, Richard Wigmore will give a pre-concert talk online. Registration is at NCM TicketSource. Tickets are £5.00, with no charge to NCM Season ticket holders and Members. 

Lawrence Power (viola) andHuw Watkins (piano), Saturday 3 July at 3.00pm and 6.00pm

Couperin. Prelude from Première Suite in E minor (Pièces de violes 1728)
Adès. Three Berceuses from ‘The Exterminating Angel’
Brahms. Sonata in F minor Op.120 No.1
Clarke. Sonata (1921)

Pavel Kolesnikov (piano), Saturday 17 July at 3.00pm and 6.00pm

Chopin. Mazurka in C sharp minor Op. 63 No. 3;
Chopin. Waltz in A flat Op. 42
Chopin. Mazurka in A minor Op. 17 No.4
Chopin. Nocturne in C sharp minor Op. 27 No. 1
Chopin. Ballade No 3 in A flat Op. 47
Mozart. Sonata in A minor K.310
Chopin. Nocturne in E Op. 62 No.2
Chopin. Polonaise-Fantasy in A flat Op.61

For all of these concerts, the ticket price is £20, (complimentary to 2020-2021 Season Ticket holders, £15 to for 2020-2021 Members). Please note that everyone, including Season ticket holders, must have a booking before attending. There will be no sales on the door.  

Tickets can  be booked at NCM TicketSource. If you prefer to book by telephone, you can call the TicketSource box office on 0333 666 3366 (there is a fee of £1.80, and it is open weekdays 9.00am to 5.00 pm). As usual, please let us know if you require special seating arrangements.

For all of these concerts, we’re operating under the prevailing restrictions (with social distancing, masks, and no interval). The seating arrangements which meet these requirements are complex, so we ask you to accept and remain in the seats that the stewards offer you.  We shall endeavour to offer seats in the lower body of the auditorium first.

As ever, please share this newsletter with anyone you know who might be interested, and encourage them to both put themselves on our mailing list (via the NCM website) and come to one – or more –  of our concerts.  

With our best wishes,

Norwich Chamber Music

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