The Music of Place 2012 - Colchester - Britten Sinfonia

The Music of Place 2012 – Colchester

08 – 09 Sep 2012

Saturday 8th and 9th September 2012

Music by Bach, Ibert, Faure, Schubert and Lennox Berekley alongside new commissions by Alan Bullard, Michael Spearman, Nigel Hildreth, Daniel Marrill and Robin Alderton

Saturday 8 September - Colchester Arts Centre - 7.30pm


Four Seasons


Simple Symphony


Romanian Dances

Plus each of the new commissions


Paul Archibald

Principal Trumpet

Sarah O'Flynn

sub-principal flute

Clare Finnimore

Principal Viola

Caroline Dearnley

Principal Cello

Joby Burgess



Throughout Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September, groups of Britten Sinfonia musicians will perform at historical venues across Colchester, performing an eclectic variety of music including a host of new commissions. The four ensembles will perform at Colchester Town Hall, St Martin’s Church, St Botolphs Church, Colchester Library, and coming together with the orchestra for a concert performance at Colchester Arts Centre.

All performances are free.

The evening concert at Colchester Arts Centre is a ticketed event – contact Colchester Arts Centre on 01205 500900 to reserve tickets.

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