Friday 8 – Sunday 24 June 2018
New music, old music, reeds, marshes, vast skies and the waves of the North Sea… Aldeburgh in June offers much more than you’d expect from a classical music festival.
Fri 8 – Sun 24 Jun
Part of Aldeburgh Festival
This selection of Creffield’s acclaimed charcoal drawings celebrates the splendour of East Anglia’s cathedrals.
Fri 15 - Wed 20 June 2018 & Thu 15 - Wed 21 November 2018
Original prints of scenes from the Suffolk coast, farms, forests and beaches.
Wed 20 Jun - Fri 31 Aug
Sat 9 – Sun 24 June
A narrative cycle of woodcut prints, conjuring a metaphorical escape from earth in pursuit of freedom and isolation.
Kate MccGwire is an internationally renowned British sculptor whose practice probes the beauty inherent in duality.
Wed 20 Jun 10:30am
The walk takes us to Great Glemham House and White House Farm - where we will hear stories of early Aldeburgh Festivals.
An immersive sound installation of current Suffolk residents voices, showing the increasing diversity in accent.
Every lunchtime from 1pm during Aldeburgh Festival, 8–24 June
Relax on a deckchair and watch the world go by with free music every lunchtime on Aldeburgh beach.
Wed 20 Jun - Fri 22 Jun
Anne Sofie von Otter and Kristian Bezuidenhout, join this festival’s course directors and students.
Wed 20 Jun 7:30pm
Kopatchinskaja’s first programme with the MCO includes Stravinsky‘s wartime fairytale and Ligeti’s violin concerto
Thu 21 Jun - Wed 27 Jun
A celebration of the natural world that we witness all around us.
Thu 21 Jun 11am
The 1964 BBC Arts documentary follows Aaron Copland’s visit to London as guest conductor of the LSO.
Thu 21 Jun 4pm
Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb is combined with works by Walton, Finzi and Bernstein to offer a vibrant choral showcase.
Thu 21 Jun 7:30pm
Hersch's new chamber cantata offers an uncompromisingly emotional response to correspondence from a now-departed friend.
Fri 23 Mar – Sun 24 Jun
Celebrating the work of this celebrated designer, calligrapher and typographer, creator of the UK’s most widely-used a...
Fri 22 Jun 11am
A celebration of Oliver Knussen and Colin Matthews’ Contemporary Composition and Performance course at Snape Maltings.
Fri 22 Jun 3pm
Music by Beethoven and Haydn is placed alongside two new works, including a festival commission by Simon Holt.
Fri 22 Jun 5:30pm
Part of The Pumphouse
A concert given by the talented students who assist with the day to day running of the festival.
Fri 22 Jun 7pm
Fri 22 Jun 7:30pm
A staged voyage through revolutionary voices that shaped and redefined music from Bach to the present day.
Fri 22 Jun 9pm
Fri 22 Jun 10pm
Janáček’s Intimate Letters is followed by a new work by a classical violinist and electronic musician.
Fri 22 Jun 11pm
Sat 23 Jun 11am
Mozart’s songs, solo piano pieces by Schubert, and pieces from the lesser heard ‘Swedish Schubert’ Adolf Lindblad.