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 7pm
Part of The Pumphouse
Fri 22 Jun 7:30pm
Part of Aldeburgh Festival
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.
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
Sun 24 Jun 12pm
The culmination of a week of masterclasses and private coaching on Classical Song.
Sun 24 Jun 3pm
Sir Bryn Terfel extends his powers of vocal characterisation into the world of lieder.
Wed 27 Jun - Wed 19 Dec
A practical music-making workshop for people of all ages and abilities, aimed at the local community.
Thu 28 Jun - Wed 4 Jul
Ceramics and fused glass by Louise Mock & watercolours and oil paintings by Clare Rizzo.
Suffolk Painter/Photographer Jim Nind presents an exhibition posing questions about our relationship with the ‘Natural...
Fri 29 Jun - Wed 4 Jul
To celebrate fifty-years of their National body, The Arts Society East Suffolk has organised an exhibition of work by lo...
Fri 29 Jun - Sun 9 Sep
An exploration of the origins and development of the alphabet.
Fri 29 Jun 6:30pm
Featuring 200 pupils and a huge range of instruments and ensembles.
Sat 30 Jun - Sun 1 Jul