Renowned and hugely talented classical guitarist James Boyd comes to Wells Maltings by popular demand. In 1937, East Coast journalist and artist Archie White commissioned the yacht Concord from Harry King’s boatyard at Pinmill in Suffolk. His lovingly kept record of Concord’s early years provides a window onto a lost world touched by the shadow […]
In a vivid re-creation of the early quartet and trio of the King Of Swing, award-winning clarinettist Peter Long brings with him three of the finest exponents of the period style on their instruments on the scene today. Expect all the hits from the early days of Benny’s career, such as Avalon, Airmail Special, Stompin’ […]
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 […]
Winterreise Op. 89, D911 Franz Schubert BARITONE Cornelius Lewenberg PIANO Adam Johnson Franz Schubert’s exceptional winter song cycle of unrequited love, despair and solitude, has moved audiences since its first performance in March 1828. Ahead of their Vienna debut in November, Cornelius and Adam present Schubert’s masterpiece here at Wells Maltings. The song cycle will […]
Father and son, Simon and Tom Gardner, team up to play the music of the brothers Pete and Conte Candoli. The credentials of Pete the lead trumpeter and Conte the Jazz master, go without saying. Simon has been around for a bit longer than Tom and has played with Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones, The Who, […]
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.
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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 […]
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.
The gardner Sextet play the Brothers Candoli
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 […]
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.
Piano Recital With a repertoire of over 100 concertos performed or recorded Martin works regularly with many of the UK’s leading orchestras, having especially close links with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Hallé, Manchester Camerata, Northern Chamber Orchestra and with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, where he […]
Martyn Joseph is a performer like no other: Shades of Springsteen, John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews there may be – but he stands in his own right, built on a reputation for giving what thousands have described as the best live music experience of their lives delivering his “songs of lyrical intelligence” according […]
Live from the Met Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts William Kentridge’s new production of Alban Berg’s expressionistic masterpiece Wozzeck, regarded for its intense emotional power and brilliant score as one of the most significant operas of the 20th century.
Live The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess returns to the Met for the first time since 1990, in a new co-production with English National Opera and Dutch National Opera, hailed as a triumph at its premiere in London earlier this year.
Live from the Met For the first time at the Met, Sir Bryn Terfel sings the role of the mysterious Dutchman, condemned to roam the seas for eternity, with Anja Kampe as the devoted Senta, whose love can set him free.
Live from the Met Sir David McVicar’s bold staging of Puccini’s operatic thriller returns with star soprano Anna Netrebko as the passionate title diva, opposite Brian Jagde as her lover, the idealistic painter Mario Cavaradossi
Christmas concert by the Fakenham Town Band. Details to be announced. Not to be Missed
Live from the Met Donizetti’s drama, focused on the political and personal rivalry between two queens, returns to the Met with Diana Damrau as the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, and Jamie Barton as her rival, Queen Elizabeth I.