For the opening concert of this year’s Music-next-the-sea chamber music festival, Artistic Director Adam Johnson presents a programme of works for piano and string trio. The beautiful Alwyn ‘Phantasy’ is matched by the Debussy Piano trio and the beethoven Piano Quartet. Debussy Piano Trio in G Alwyn Phantasy for Piano Quartet Beethoven Piano Quartet in […]
Mathew Wadsworth – Theorbo Highly acclaimed Teorbo and Lute player Mathew Wadsworth returns to Music-next-the-Sea for a lunchtime recital of French and other European composers, set in the magical atmosphere of St. Margaret’s Church. Refreshments will be served afterwards.
Adam Johnson – Piano For the second evening performance, two of the greatest piano quartets in the repertoire share this programme. The much-loved Mozart Piano Quartet will be in the first half and the monumental Fauré Piano Quartet in the second. Fauré Dolly Suite for Piano Duet Op. 56 Mozart Piano Quartet No. 1 in G […]
French Finale For the final of ‘Music-next-the-Sea’ 2019 Flautist Dan Watts shares the stage with Bassonist Liz trigg, Soprano Colette Boushell and Adam johnson at the piano. They present a wonderfully varied programme of French masterpieces for solo, duo, trios and culminating in a newly arranged version of the virtuosic ‘Je veux Vivre’ from ‘Romeo […]
28 - 30 June
Admission to all four concerts in the Festival
LIVE MUSIC During 1988 a group of local lifeboat men and friends formed a shanty singing group to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the private sailing and pulling Sheringham lifeboat the ‘Augusta’. They enjoyed the experience so much that they decided to continue. During those first few years as they expanded they welcomed a variety […]
26 & 27 July
The Tempest or Enchanted land by Henry Purcell. A comedy adapted by John Dryden and William D’Avenant from Shakespeare’s comedy, The Tempest. The Yorke Trust’s thrilling production is conducted by award-winning Christopher McMullen-Laird and directed by Jennifer Hamilton. A period instrumental ensemble accompanies the production, led by the outstanding young violinist Conor Gricmanis. The soloists […]
LIVE MUSICAL RECITAL Amy Roberts with Ollie Till
A fun evening of style, strumming and song from our local – four stringed maestros – with special guests! A fundraising event for local Wells charities and in support of Wells Maltings community activities
Hailed as one of the most charismatic and “adventurous” quartets of the British chamber music scene (The Strad), the Villiers Quartet :- James Dickenson (violin) Tamaki Higashi (violin) Carmen Flores (viola) Nicholas Stringfellow (cello) have developed an international reputation as exceptional interpreters of English composers including Elgar, Delius, Fricker, Bush. Programme: Anton Webern – Langsamer […]
Lisette Oropesa stars as the irresistible title character, the tragic beauty who yearns for the finer things in life, in Laurent Pelly’s revealing production. Michael Fabiano is the besotted Chevalier des Grieux, whose desperate love for Manon proves their undoing.
Hui He stars as the devoted geisha who gives everything for the American naval officer, sung by Andrea Carè. Plácido Domingo adds another role to his remarkable repertoire, singing Sharpless for the first time.
Hailed as one of the most charismatic and “adventurous” quartets of the British chamber music scene (The Strad), the Villiers Quartet :- James Dickenson (violin) Tamaki Higashi (violin) Carmen Flores (viola) Nicholas Stringfellow (cello) have developed an international reputation as exceptional interpreters of English composers including Elgar, Delius, Fricker, Bush. Programme: Hubert Parry – Quartet […]
Live Screening Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Franco Zeffirelli’s celebrated production of Turandot, which stars Christine Goerke in the title role of the icy Chinese princess who has renounced all men.
Bolshoi Ballet Live Via Satellite. Raymonda is betrothed to Jean de Brienne, a gallant knight who pledged to go on a crusade led by the King of Hungary. When her beloved leaves, Abderakhman, a foreign knight, makes a bid for the hand of Raymonda and threatens her fate when she rejects him… Created in the […]
Phelim McDermott returns to the Met with a new staging of Glass’s Akhnaten, originally created by LA Opera, Improbable, and English National Opera, where it premiered, winning the 2017 Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production.