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Autumn concerts in Norwich announced

Britten Sinfonia is pleased to announce three characteristically varied programmes of music taking place in venues in Norwich this autumn.



Britten Sinfonia © Benjamin Ealovega

Wednesday 6 October, St Andrew’s Hall

A virtuosic return to Norwich with a performance of Mozart’s ground-breaking Serenade for 13 Wind Instruments by some of Britten Sinfonia’s most accomplished soloists who will bring alive one of the composer’s most ambitious works.

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Alison Balsom © Hugh Carswell

Sunday 14 November, Theatre Royal

Superstar trumpeter Alison Balsom guests with Britten Sinfonia in a concert that harnesses the lasting power of the Jazz Age at Norwich Theatre Royal.

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The Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge © Nick Rutter

Thursday 16 December, St Andrew’s Hall

Handel’s glorious Messiah is a staple of the festive season and Britten Sinfonia’s performance with the Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge conducted by David Watkin and a fantastic line up of soloists including Harriet Eyley, Jess Dandy and Stuart Jackson promises to be the perfect start to the Christmas holidays.

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Priority booking for supporters of Britten Sinfonia will open on Monday 6 September. You can join us now to get access.

Priority booking for Friends of Norwich Theatre Royal will open on Tuesday 7 September.

General booking will open on Thursday 9 September.

Tickets can be booked online, in person at Norwich Theatre Royal or by phone on 01603 630000. 

In line with latest government advice, these concerts will not be socially distanced, in the anticipation that the majority of the audience members will be double vaccinated by the autumn. To keep everyone safe, Britten Sinfonia warmly encourages audiences to wear masks during the performance, check in using the NHS Track and Trace app, and to take a lateral flow test before coming to any event. Refunds will be offered to audience members if they test positive for coronavirus before the concert. Britten Sinfonia will continue to closely monitor government restrictions and will communicate any changes to ticket bookers in due course. Please check the latest government guidelines on for more information.


Britten Sinfonia’s Resident Orchestra series at Saffron Hall in Saffron Walden, and its autumn series as Associate Ensemble at the Barbican Centre in London are also on sale. Find out what’s on for full details.