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The Winter Star
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The Winter Star

The Southwold Concert Series and Southwold Music Trust team up with Aldeburgh’s Jubilee Opera to present a concert by around 50 children from local primary schools. The concert features a fully-staged performance of Malcolm Williamson’s The Winter Star as well as a selection of instrumental music and song to celebrate the joy of singing and...

Charity Concerts
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Charity Concerts

The Southwold Music Trust, founded to make music central to Southwold and the surrounding community, is chosen as one of the Town Mayor’s two nominated charities in only its first year. The Southwold Concert Series are delighted to stage a special concert given by the Southend Boys and Girls Choirs, hosted by the Mayor, filling...

Spring Coffee Concerts
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Spring Coffee Concerts

With the Concert Series’ usual venue, St Edmund’s Church, closed for extensive renovations, organisers decide to explore more informal concerts in smaller venues. Afternoon weekday concerts are given by guitarist Laura Snowden and Norwich Baroque in the more intimate United Reform Church, with a chance for a post-concert coffee and chat with friends in the...

Façade
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Façade

The fourth season is rounded off by one of our most ambitious events yet. Claire Bloom, Humphrey Burton and David Owen Norris join the newly founded Spring Ensemble in performances of William Walton’s Façade and Constant Lambert’s Concerto for Piano and Nine Instruments at performances in Aldeburgh’s Jubilee Hall and Southwold’s St Edmund’s Church.

Christmas Extravaganza
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Christmas Extravaganza

The annual Christmas Extravaganza, staged as part of the Southwold Christmas Light’s ‘Switch-On’ festivities and featuring Saint Felix Choral Society and visiting soloists, pushes audience members over 300 for the first time.

First Season
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First Season

The first full season of events running throughout the year. Among the internationally acclaimed artists to perform in Southwold for the first time in the coming years are BBC Young Musicians Winner Mark Simpson, the renowned Sacconi Quartet, baritone Njabulo Madlala, cellist Alexandar Somov, the Martucci Ensemble, and the Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments.

Launch
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Launch

The charity launch of the Southwold Concert Series, in aid of the Suffolk Foundation, supported by Spring and Adnams. A reception at Adnams Cellar and Kitchen is followed by a concert in Southwold’s beautiful medieval St Edmund’s Church, the setting of so much enjoyable music in the years to come. Elinor Jane Moran, John Savournin,...