Concerts 2021-2022

 "Suffolk Philharmonic is an orchestra of world class musicians who make magic in our communities – turning the everyday into something extraordinary. They provide outstanding orchestral music in our village halls, schools, concert halls and cathedral.” - Jayne Knight, Arts Development Officer, Suffolk County Council

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COVID19 Arrangements

We hope that this concert will prove possible, but, as you will understand, we can't yet be sure. Please check here from time to time. This update 18 February 2021

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sunday 18th July 2021 at 4.00 pm

Mozart 

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Exsultate Jubilate

Horn Concerto No.4

Symphony No.40

Supported by Hugh and Margaret Steavenson

Generously sponsored by 

Soloists to be announced

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra

Leslie Olive, conductor

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Catching up with Beethoven

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Saturday 9th October 2021  7.30pm

Worldwide, many celebrations for the 250th anniversary of the birth of Beethoven have been delayed by Covid19. Here, with two of his most popular works, is the SPO's tribute concert.

Beethoven

Piano Concerto No.5 "The Emperor"

Symphony No.7

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Suffolk Philharmonic's Family Concert

Ipswich Corn Exchange

Sunday 7th November 2021  4.00pm

A full programme of popular classics including

Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf

In association with

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The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sunday 27th March 2022  4.00pm

Programme to be announced

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A major concert in celebration of 1000 years of the Abbey of St Edmund.

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra 10th Anniversary

Bury St Edmunds Festival

Saturday 28th May 2022 7.30pm

St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

World première of 1,000th Anniversary commission:

Paul Carr: Into The Light

Elgar: Enigma Variations

In association with Abbey1000

RESCHEDULED

Because of the Covid situation, this concert, together with virtually the whole of the Abbey1000 celebration, has been moved back a full year to May 2022. This update 18 February 2021.

with

The English Arts Chorale

Eye Bach Choir

James Gilchrist, tenor

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra

Leslie Olive, conductor

Find out about composer Paul Carr - click the button:

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The Isle of Ely Festival

Ely Cathedral

Saturday 25th June 2022

Mendelssohn

Overture: "The Hebrides"

Violin Concerto 

Symphony No.4, "Italian"

Thomas Gould, violin

Thomas Gould, violin

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra

Leslie Olive, conductor

RESCHEDULED

Because of the Covid situation, this concert has been moved back a full year. This update 18 February 2021.

Generously sponsored by 

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Ralph Vaughan Williams 150th Anniversary Celebrations

St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Saturday 15th October 2022

Vaughan Williams

Symphony No.1: A Sea Symphony

Symphony No.2: A "London" Symphony

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra

Leslie Olive, conductor

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