East Anglian Summer Music Festival
final programmes of the above festival, whose home is The Old School,
Bridge Street, Hadleigh, Suffolk, will take place between 1 and 5 August.
Wednesday, August 1, is the date for the final Supper Concert, which concludes
a look at popular music and prose of the 1940’s. The series has
been an outstanding success, and ticket demand has far exceeded seating
capacity. The concert on 1 August is sold out.
On Saturday 4 August at 11:30
the third and final Kaffee und Kuchen concert will be presented. Piano
works by Janacek will be performed by Robyn Sevastos; Hindimith’s
Fourth Solo Viola Sonata will be performed by John Rayson; and Andrew
Laing will join Robyn Sevastos in a performance of Brahms ‘ Third
Sonata for Violin and Piano. Doors open at 11:00, and the ticket price
of £5 includes pastry and coffee before the concert.
The festival’s highlight
on Saturday evening 4 August at 19.30 and Sunday afternoon 5 August at
14.30 will be 2 performances of Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No.7 in
E major performed in chamber orchestra arrangement by The City of London
Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Thomas McIntosh.. In the first
half of the programme, Mr. McIntosh will perform the solo piano part and
conduct the orchestra in a performance of Franz Joseph Haydn’s Piano
Concerto D major.
Bruckner took two years to
complete his 7th Symphony and the chamber scoring was made in the 20th
century by a group of musicians. The glories of the work will be heard
as the final work of the 29th festival.
lFurther information may be
obtained by telephoniong 01473 822596, and the website www.minstrelmusic.co.uk
contains more information and photos of the artists taking part in the