Friday 7 – Sunday 23 June 2019
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 7 Jun 10pm
Part of Aldeburgh Festival
Readings and performance which explore the essence of poetry’s relationship with music
Sat 8 June - Thu 4 July
Private View: Saturday 8 June 4pm-6pm
Sat 8 Jun - Thu 4 Jul
Private view: Saturday 8 June 4pm-6pm
Sat 8 Jun 11am
String quartets by Haydn, Edmund Finnis and Britten
Sat 8 Jun - Sun 23 Jun
Exploring Snape Maltings’ stunning landscape and wildlife, Listening Walks provide a meeting point for all the site’...
Sat 8 Jun 3pm
Lavinia Greenlaw and Dr Kate Kennedy introduce a performance by Mark Padmore and Andrew West
Sat 8 Jun 4pm
Part of The Pumphouse
Become one of sonic superhero Shlomo’s sidekicks! (ages 5+)
Sat 8 Jun 6pm
Modern-day folk duo mixing field recordings with vocals, harp and electronics
Sat 8 Jun 7pm
Paul Lewis plays the Diabelli Variations alongside music by Haydn and Thomas Larcher.
Sat 8 Jun 8pm
Razor-sharp polyrhythmic play and exploratory improvisation from a sax/guitar/drums combo
Sat 8 Jun - Sat 15 Jun
A short video and sound installation blending opera, street art and animation.
Sat 8 Jun 10pm
An uplifting one-man survival story from the acclaimed beatboxer - part wild gig, part devastatingly honest theatre
Sun 9 Jun 10:30am
The opening weekend’s service draws local worshippers and festival visitors to Aldeburgh Church.
Sun 9 Jun 2:30pm
Mark Padmore, Thomas Larcher and Paul Lewis play music by Bach, Larcher and Schubert
Sun 9 Jun 6pm
One-puppet black comedy with a brain-tickling twist - Breaking Bad meets Samuel Beckett. 14+
Sun 9 Jun 8pm
Signature lush soundscapes from the BAFTA-nominated composer, multi-instrumentalist, and sound artist
Choral music by Byrd, Tallis, De Monte and James MacMillan
Sun 9 Jun 10pm
The hippest in bop, blues, and boogaloo from the hottest improvisers in town.
Mon 10 Jun - Sat 15 Jun
Young musicians explore operatic repertoire with Antonio Pappano, Pamela Bullock and Julia Faulkner
Mon 10 Jun 3pm
With live piano improvisation by Neil Brand
Mon 10 Jun 7:30pm
Music by Debussy, Knussen, George Benjamin, Charlotte Bray (Aldeburgh Festival commission, world premiere) and Ravel
Tue 11 Jun 11am
Director Hiroshi Teshigahara builds an atmospheric film, with a brilliantly chilling score by Toru Takemitsu.
Tue 11 Jun 3pm
Schubert's 'Death and the Maiden', Haydn, Thomas Larcher, and a new work by Freya Waley-Cohen