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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 February 2020
Beethoven violin sonatas
James Ehnes violin
Andrew Armstrong piano
Programme 1 Saturday 15 February 7.30pm
Sonata in F, Op.24 (‘Spring’) Sonata in A, Op.30 No.1 Sonata in C minor, Op.30 No.2
Programme 2 Sunday 16 February 3pm
Sonata in G, Op.30 No.3 Sonata in A, Op.47 (‘Kreutzer’) Sonata in G, Op.96
James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong complete the cycle of Beethoven’s violin sonatas which they began last season. Among the famous works in these two concerts are the lyrical ‘Spring’ Sonata Op.24, the dramatic Sonata in C minor Op.30 No.2, and the ‘Kreutzer’ Sonata Op.47.
Saturday 21 November 2019, 7.30pm
Andrè Schuen : Baritone
Daniel Heide : Piano
Mahler Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht;
Ging heut morgen übers Feld; Ich hab’ ein glühend Messer; Die zwei blauen Augen
Schubert An den Mond (D.259); Im Frühling; Der Schiffer (D.536); Abendstern;
Des Fischers Liebesglück; Der Musensohn;
Sei mir gegrüßt; Du bist die Ruh;
Dass sie hier gewesen
Mahler Liebst du um Schönheit; Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder!; Ich atmet‘ einen linden Duft; Um Mitternacht; Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Andrè Schuen, one of today’s outstanding young baritones, took leading roles in all three of the Mozart/ Da Ponte operas under Nikolaus Harnoncourt, and gave highly successful performances of Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin and Schwanengesang at the prestigious Schubertiade in Schwartzenberg. In this programme, Schubert and Mahler meet their common ground in settings of the poet Friedrich Rückert.
Pre-concert talk by Richard Wigmore 6.15pm.
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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
Saturday 10 November 2018, 7.30pm
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
Saturday 17 March 2018, 7.30pm
John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park NR4 7UH
Tolga Atalay Ün : piano
Mozart 5 Variations on Salve tu Domine K.398
Debussy Images Book 1
Berg Sonata, Op.1
Brahms Three Intermezzi, Op.117
Brahms Sonata in C, Op.1
Norfolk Young Musicians Trust
20th Anniversary Benefit Concert
Recognised internationally as one of the finest cellists of his generation, Alexander Baillie will perform a cello recital in aid of the Norwich-based Michael Badminton Norfolk Young Musicians Trust to mark 20 years of the Trust’s support of young string players in Norfolk.
For further details of this recital visit
Saturday 28 October, 1pm
St Peter Mancroft Church : Mancroft Music Series
The FitzAlan Consort
Before and After Trent: Catholic Music in Early Modern Europe
Eleanor White contralto
Samuel Kibble tenor
Daniel Wright bass
Saturday 28 October 2017, 7.30pm
John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park NR4 7UH
Norfolk & Norwich Chamber Music Club presents
Vienna Piano Trio
Haydn Trio in B flat, H.XV/20
Wolfgang Rihm Fremde Szene No.1
Schumann Trio D minor, Op.63
Pre-concert talk with the artists at 6.30pm
Saturday 28 October 7.30pm
Octagon Chapel, Colegate Norwich
Matthew Wadsworth presents Musica Transalpina
Please to say that the newest edition of Music in Norwich is now out on the streets in hard copy and is available to pick up free from the Tourist Information Centre, Theatre Royal, St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich Cathedral, Arts Roundup racks and many other place around Norwich and Norfolk as well as a pdf download from this site
The much heralded young Venetian pianist Gloria Campaner makes one of her rare visits to the UK to give a recital in the chapel next Sunday with a very attractive programme including Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata and Debussy’sClair de Lune. She made her debut with the Venetian Symphony Orchestra at the age of 12 and since then has gone on to win many awards, including the Paderewski International Competition and in 2011 she was named ‘European Ambassador for Culture’ as part of the EU cultural programme.
Gloria Campaner – piano
- Respighi: Notturno
- Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata
- Debussy : Clair de Lune/L’Isle Joyeux
- Wagner/Liszt: Isolden liebestod
John Innes Centre
Saturday 18th February 2017, 7:30pm
Pre-concert discussion with Kemal Yusuf and members of the Carducci Quartet, 6:30pm:
- Haydn: Quartet in D major, Op.20/4
- Kemal Yusuf: OYUN for string quartet – premiere
- Webern: Langsamersatz
- Beethoven: String Quartet in F minor, Op.95