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Spring concerts in Norwich announced

Britten Sinfonia is pleased to announce two fantastic programmes of music in Norwich’s St Andrew’s Hall, scheduled for spring 2022. The concerts include a tribute to Vaughan Williams 150 years since his birth, and a celebration of music by Russian composers.



Thomas Gould & Britten Sinfonia © Roger King

Thomas Gould & Britten Sinfonia © Roger King

Sunday 13 February, St Andrew’s Hall

A very special evening of pastoral music celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams. His elegiac and yearning Oboe Concerto (performed by Britten Sinfonia Principal Oboe, Nicholas Daniel) is a perfect partner to the soaring melodies of The Lark Ascending, heard here alongside music by Holst, Sibelius, Bridge and Grace Williams.

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Britten Sinfonia © Benjamin Ealovega

Britten Sinfonia © Benjamin Ealovega

Friday 22 April, St Andrew’s Hall

A distinctly Russian evening with rising stars Mishka Rushdie Momen and Matilda Lloyd. Shostakovich’s virtuosic Concerto is paired with Prokofiev’s whimsical Visions Fugitives, the original solo piano version alternating with an arrangement with orchestra. Tchaikovsky’s glorious Serenade for Strings and a new work by Russian-British composer Alissa Firsova complete the programme.

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Priority booking for supporters of Britten Sinfonia will open on Friday 12 November, 10am. You can join us now to get access.

General Booking opens Friday 12 November, 10am.

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

Find out what’s on for full details of all of Britten Sinfonia’s upcoming performances.