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 22 Jun 9pm
Part of The Pumphouse
Fri 22 Jun 10pm
Part of Aldeburgh Festival
Janáček’s Intimate Letters is followed by a new work by a classical violinist and electronic musician.
Fri 22 Jun 11pm
Fri 8 – Sun 24 Jun
This selection of Creffield’s acclaimed charcoal drawings celebrates the splendour of East Anglia’s cathedrals.
Sat 23 Jun - Wed 27 Jun
A celebration of the natural world that we witness all around us.
Sat 9 June – Sun 1 July
Sat 23 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.
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...
Thursday 1 March – Sunday 28 October
The Britten-Pears Foundation's festival exhibition follows in Britten’s footsteps and takes a trip to America.
Sat 23 Jun 11am
Mozart’s songs, solo piano pieces by Schubert, and pieces from the lesser heard ‘Swedish Schubert’ Adolf Lindblad.
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.
Sat 23 Jun 2pm
Afternoon tea with Anne Sofie von Otter is a wonderful way to conclude a thrilling 2018 Aldeburgh Festival.
Sat 23 Jun 3pm
Three quirky experiments for piano duo form the core of this programme, framed by two musical harbingers of new worlds.
Sat 23 Jun 5pm
Kate MccGwire and Tom Hammick discuss their work and method.
This family puppet performance is a whimsical perambulation through the seasons.
Sat 23 Jun 7pm
BBC NOW present the Emily Howard’s Magnetite, Britten’s Violin Concerto, and Dvořák’s most celebrated symphony.
Sat 23 Jun 9pm
Sat 23 Jun 9:30pm
Patricia Kopatchinskaja is joined by her parents to play the irresistible music of their homeland.
Sat 23 Jun 11pm