2021 Concerts

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

Bury St Edmunds Festival

Saturday 29th May 2021 7.30pm

St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Dvorak: "New World" Symphony

World première of 1,000th Anniversary commission:

Paul Carr: Into The Light

In association with Abbey1000

with

The English Arts Chorale

Eye Bach Choir

James Gilchrist, tenor

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra

Leslie Olive, conductor

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DATE

Because of the continuing Covid19 situation, the date of this concert is now under review. Please revisit this page for periodic updates.

This update dated 11 Jan 2021

Next update due 21 Jan 2021

2

The Isle of Ely Festival

Ely Cathedral

Saturday 26th June 2021 7.30pm

Mendelssohn

Overture: "The Hebrides"

Violin Concerto 

Symphony No.4, "Italian"

Thomas Gould, violin

Thomas Gould, violin

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra

Leslie Olive, conductor

DATE

Because of the continuing Covid19 situation, the date of this concert is now under review. Please revisit this page for periodic updates.

This update dated 11 Jan 2021

3

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

4

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

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