A major concert in celebration of 1000 years of the Abbey of St Edmund.
Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra 10th Anniversary

James Gilchrist, one of the UK's most distinguished tenors, sings the tenor role in Paul Carr's "Into The Light."

Saturday 28th May 2022 7.30pm

St Edmundsbury Cathedral

World première of 1,000th Anniversary commission:

Britten: Fanfare for St Edmundsbury

Parry: I Was Glad

Paul Carr: Into The Light

Elgar: Enigma Variations

The English Arts Chorale
Eye Bach Choir
James Gilchrist, tenor
Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra
Leslie Olive, conductor


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Bury St Edmunds

Suffolk Philharmonic Soloist

Thrilling audiences with fine professional playing.

Suffolk Philharmonic Community Concert

Bringing smiles in village halls, hospitals and hospices.


Suffolk Philharmonic Education Project

Fun and inspiration for the next generation

Richard Milone playing Massenet with Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra

Associate Leader Richard Milone plays Massenet's Meditation.

We are passionate to share great music with everyone.

Leslie Olive conductor with soloist

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Leslie Olive rehearsing Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra at Snape Maltings
Leslie Olive rehearsing Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra at The Apex Bury St Edmunds

" class musicians"...

  - Jayne Knight, Arts Development Officer, Suffolk County Council