Four concerts to look forward to:


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


The English Arts Chorale

Eye Bach Choir

James Gilchrist, tenor

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra

Leslie Olive, conductor

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The Isle of Ely Festival

Ely Cathedral

Saturday 26th June 2021 at 7.30pm


Overture: "The Hebrides"

Violin Concerto 

Symphony No.4, "Italian"



Catching up with Beethoven

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

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.

Saturday 9th October 2021 at 7.30pm


Piano Concerto No.5 "The Emperor"

Symphony No.7


Suffolk Philharmonic's Family Concert

Ipswich Corn Exchange

Sunday 7th November 2021 at 4.00pm

A full programme of popular classics including

Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf