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.
Tue 11 Jun 7:30pm
Part of Aldeburgh Festival
Ryan Wigglesworth, Claire Booth and Mark Padmore perform in the debut concert by a new chamber orchestra that bears Oliv...
Weds 12 June, coaches depart 9.30am and 10am
Depart 10.30am from Snape Maltings, returning 4.30pm
Part of Friends Events
Wed 12 Jun 5:30pm & 9pm
Opera for soprano, actor and ensemble
Wed 12 Jun 8pm
Music by Liszt, Chopin, Bach, Busoni, Knussen and Stephen Hough
Thu 13 Jun 3pm
Prize-winning poet and novelist explores how memories, ideas and images form, with a screening of her film The Sea is an...
Thu 13 Jun 7:30pm
An evening of words and music with Mark Padmore, Roderick Williams and Julius Drake.
Fri 14 Jun 11am
Music for violin and piano by Britten, Knussen and Beethoven
Fri 14 Jun 2:30pm
Made to celebrate Knussen’s 50th birthday in 2002, this affectionate film also stands as a portrait of his musical lan...
Fri 14 Jun - Fri 21 Jun
Part of The Pumphouse
A concert given by students who assist with the day to day running of the festival.
Fri 14 Jun 4:30pm
Important chamber pieces by Birtwistle, Knussen and Matthews.
Fri 14 Jun 6pm
Classic and contemporary short films with newly commissioned scores performed live
Fri 14 Jun 7:30pm
Choral motets by JS Bach and his ancestors
Fri 14 Jun 8pm
Found sounds and exquisitely layered melodies form electronica both ecstatic and melancholic
Fri 14 Jun 10pm
An eclectic mix of alternative performance and performance art.
Fri 14 Jun 10:30pm
Mark Padmore and Andrew West perform after illumination from Don Paterson and Dr Kate Kennedy
Sat 15 Jun 11am
Music by Thomas Larcher, Britten and Beethoven
Sat 15 Jun 2pm
Sat 15 Jun 3:30pm
Music for theorbo from the early 17th century and the early 21st century
Sat 15 Jun 4pm
Conversations with Tippett in prison - presented by the Britten–Pears Foundation
Sat 15 Jun 6pm
Poetry and music from two acclaimed Scottish artists
Sat 15 Jun 7:30pm
Karina Canellakis conducts Wagner, Britten (sung by Sarah Tynan), Thomas Larcher and Stravinsky
Sat 15 Jun 8pm
‘The golden boys of Brit-Folk’ (MOJO) - powerful vocals, driving guitars and championship-winning fiddle playing
Sat 15 Jun 10pm
Scalding hot blend of jazz and hip-hop from the MOBO award-winning saxophonist and MC.