The Chapel, Park Lane, NR 2 3EF
Wednesday 26th June at 7.30pm
BEN JOHNSON tenor
TOM PRIMROSE piano
Schubert; Wehmut – Der Zwerg – Nacht und Träume – Der Winetrabend – Die Sterne
Poulenc; Montparnasse – Paganini – Le Bestiaire – Two Aragon settings ( -C & Fetes Galantes)
Roger Quilter; Come Away Death – O Mistress Mine – 7 Elizabethan Lyrics
Sunday 30th June at 6.30pm
Chopin; Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor Op 58
Sunday 28th July at 6.30pm
Chopin; Sonata N 3
Comeau; Dance- Canons
Gonza & Gershwin
Thursday 29th August
Pre Wigmore song recital
Tickets on the door
Saturday 15th June : Mancroft Music : Julian Haggett : St Peter Mancroft : 1pm
Organ recital by the organist at St Peter Mancroft
Saturday 15th June : St Peter Mancroft Church : 7.30pm
Weber Bassoon Concerto
Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat major
Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat ‘Eroica’
Soloist Paul Killby
Conductor Tadeusz Kaznowski
Leader Fiona Hutchins
A performance of the Eroica Symphony is always special, but teamed with the less frequently heard Bassoon concerto by Weber and Schubert’s 5th Symphony, said to have been written during a period of particular infatuation with Mozart’s music, our summer concert offers a treat for the ears.
Saturday 15th June : Norwich Cathedral : 7.30pm
HAYDN : The Creation
Norwich Cathedral Chamber Choir
Norwich Cathedral Players
Katherine Crompton Gabriel
Gareth Treseder Uriel
Edward Grint Raphael
Ashley Grote Conductor
Tickets £10 – £28 (£5 for U18s in side aisles)
Norwich Cathedral Chamber Choir & Players
Saturday 8 June 7pm Noverre Suite, Assembly House
SISTEMA COMPOSERS with Efraín Oscher
£7 Full / £5 Concs / £4 Sistema Parents, Under 16s FREE
Tickets available on the door
Next in the series of concerts for the Sistema Performance Project, this time with the Venezuelan composer and flautist Efrain Oscher and Sistema musical director Juan Gabriel Rojas. The performers are the Teen Sistema orchestra who have been learning for nearly ten years and are now accomplished musicians.
If you have never heard of Sistema then you might want a bit of background.
Sistema started in Norwich ten years ago. You may have heard them in the early days when they had just been given instruments – one of the key features of the programme is that children start to play in the orchestra, and in public, right from the very beginning. This meant that some of the early concerts were quite tough listening! However, now with three orchestras of different levels of age and accomplishment, the smaller teen orchestra has been performing on a regular basis, schooled by Juan Gabriel and they no longer sound like school-children. If you have not attended a Sistema concert recently I think you will be very pleasantly surprised at the quality and range of the music.
Originally called In Harmony, the programme was funded by the Government for three years, basing the programme on the very successful El Sistema project in Venezuela which resulted in the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra led by the charismatic Gustavo Dudamel which many people have heard of as they now tour the world.
When Sistema started in Norwich it was in three primary schools in Mile Cross, Larkman and Catton Grove and the whole school played. Now the programme has spread to other schools in the city, concentrating on areas where most children would not otherwise have the opportunity to play. It is a social impact music programme which aims to enable and inspire children through participation in music. It is no longer funded by the government but depends on a range of sources ranging from school budgets, public funding via the Norfolk Music Hub and Arts Council, trusts and funds such as the Freeman’s Charity, Norfolk & Norwich Chamber Music Club and Chivers Trust and business sponsors such as Art Angels, The Rees Consultancy and Culture Shift. It also depends on donations and volunteer support.
If you can help in any way, as a sponsor, volunteer or have an instrument to donate, or money – all help is welcome for this valuable project which depends on help to keep going, providing free music and instruments to children who would otherwise miss out.
Raynham Hall Open Day Tours
Discover more about the political and social history of the influential Townshend family during an exclusive 17-room tour of Raynham Hall including the Marble Hall, the King’s Bedroom, designed for the visit of King Charles II, and the Belisarius Room.
The tours, led by Lord and Lady Townshend, are peppered with their personal anecdotes and the stories about this glorious stately home and its residents.
The 90 minute tours are held from 10am-3.30pm Tuesday 18 June, Thursday 25 July
The next Raynham Recital will be in September – details below
The September Weekend – September 7th & 8th 2019
Saturday 7th at 6.30pm: Rachel Podger has played both baroque and classical violin at Raynham and is returning with her regular harpsichord accompanist Marcin Światkiewicz, a newcomer to Raynham. Their programme includes music of the late C16th to very early C18th: Fontana, Leonarda, Corelli, JS Bach, Veracini & Frescobaldi.
Sunday 8th at 3.30pm: this afternoon concert of Renaissance and Baroque music is presented by a sparky trio of musicians playing solo and in duet and trio combinations. Tabea Debus – recorder & cello, Louise Ayrton – violin & Pawel Siwczak – harpsichord.
To book http://www.raynhamrecitals.co.uk or ring 01328 862133
Raynham Hall, East Raynham, Fakenham Norfolk NR21 7E
Raynham Hall near Fakenham, Norfolk has been the seat of the Townshend family for over 400 years. Raynham Recitals is a programme of chamber music held in what used to be the great hall of this Jacobean house designed and built by Sir Roger Townshend with his Master Mason William Edge. Later paved in marble by William Kent and embellished in C18th style, the Marble Hall epitomises the dual spirit of Raynham Hall. Lofty, elegant and flooded with light, it also has a clear but gentle resonance which is perfect for the intimate chamber music presented at the Raynham Recitals.
Musical Advisor: Michael Chance CBE
Norfolk & Norwich Chamber Music Club presents…
Sunday 7 April 2019, 3pm
James Ehnes, violin
Andrew Armstrong, piano
Violin Sonata in D, Op.12 No.1
Violin Sonata in A, Op.12 No.2
Violin Sonata in A minor, Op.23
Violin Sonata in E flat, Op.12 No.3
(The cycle will be completed next season, 2019-2020)
James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong begin their journey through the Beethoven violin sonatas with the first four works of the series. The triptych, Op.12, shows the young composer’s style at its most wilfully subversive, from the energy of the opening work and the elegant wit of the middle sonata to the dazzling virtuosity of the last in the series. More mysterious and subdued is the highly compressed A minor Sonata Op.23.
Pre-concert talk by Misha Donat 1.45pm
Tatty Theo & Carolyn Gibley celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first concert together with a programme of Handel & Geminiani with some additional Burns Night surprises – do come along.
Full details of the chapel series for 2019 can be viewed onwww.norwichchapelconcerts.org.uk R
The Chapel, 64 Park Lane, NR2 3EF
Tickets £15 on the door – under 25 free
Friday January 25 at 7.30pm
Brook Street Band Anniversary Tatty Theo – baroque cello
Carolyn Gibley – harpsichord
Handel; Cello Sonata in G major & Sarabande from Suite in G minor
Cervetto; Cello Sonata in A minor Op 2/5
Geminiani; Prelude from Pieces de Clavecin
Handel; Cello sonata in D minor & Lascia ch’io pianga
Geminiani; Cello Sonata in C major Op 5/3
Thursday 10th of January 1pm Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich
Milhaud; La cheminée du roi René, Op. 205
Debussy; Petit Suite
Reicha; Wind Quintet No 2 Op.88
Booking link – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/moriarty-wind-quintet-tickets-52944330919More info – https://www.moriartywinds.com/about
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.
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
Adult: £10 – £32
Under 26: £6
Saturday 27 October 2018 7.30pm
Princes Street United Reformed Church, Princes Street, Norwich
Mudge’s England : Celebrating Mudge’s 300th birthday!
The Reverend Richard Mudge has become one of our favourite baroque composers. Quintessentially English his music mixes elegance and poise with a unique quirkiness, full of delightful harmonies, good tunes and gentle humour.
This concert will also feature a cello concerto by Mudge’s contemporary, Durham based John Garth, played by popular local cellist, Kate Bennett-Wadsworth.
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