Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Nestled beside the River Alde, Snape Maltings Concert hall make up just one building in Aldeburgh Music's creative campus. As well as the hall, the Hoffmann Building and the Britten-Pears Building complete the trio of performance spaces, rehearsal rooms and recital rooms.
There are 33 events at this location
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Apollo's Fire & Alina Ibragimova: Sorrell, Telemann, Vivaldi, Bach
- Directed by: Jeannette Sorrell
- Written by: Bach
Violinist Alina Ibragimova joins the baroque orchestra for Bach's Brandenburg Concertos Nos 3 & 5 and Concerto For Violin in E, Vivaldi's Concerto 'Inquietudine' and Concerto Grosso 'La Folia' arr Sorrell, and a selection from Telemann's Don Quixote. Directed by Jeannette Sorrell.
Sun 16 Aug
See parts of the theatre usually off-limits.
BBC Concert Orchestra
- Directed by: Stephen Bell (cond)
Stephen Bell conducts classical pops, film scores and songs from musical theatre, with presenter Ken Bruce.
BBC Concert Orchestra: Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Lord Berners, Sullivan
- Directed by: Barry Wordsworth (cond)
- Written by: Sullivan
Barry Wordsworth conducts Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending and Fantasia On Greensleeves, selections from Sullivan's Pineapple Poll and Lord Berners's The Triumph Of Neptune, and Elgar's Pomp And Circumstance March No 4 and Enigma Variations.
Sat 22 Aug
Benjamin Grosvenor: Ravel, Liszt, Chopin, Mendelssohn
- Written by: Mendelssohn
The acclaimed young pianist performs two of Mendelssohn's Preludes And Fugues, Chopin's Sonata No 2 In B Flat Minor, Ravel's Le Tombeau De Couperin and Liszt's Venezia E Napoli.
Tue 18 Aug
Beth Nielsen Chapman
Highly rated Americana singer/songwriter who has penned hits for the likes of Trisha Yearwood and Willie Nelson.
Self-styled 'progressive patriot' and veteran political activist who is still one of the UK's finest writers of love songs.
The Blues Band
The Blues Band line-up of Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Rob Townsend, Gary Fletcher and Tom McGuiness continues to pay tribute to the blues and R&B boom which inspired them to pick up their instruments in the first place.
Borodin String Quartet: Tchaikovsky, Borodin
- Written by: Borodin
The Russian ensemble performs Tchaikovsky's String Quartets Nos 1, 2 & 3, Quartet Movement In B Flat, Children's Album arranged for string quartet by Rostislav Dubinsky, and Borodin's Notturno.
Brighouse And Rastrick Brass Band
A mixed programme of brass classics, arrangements and medleys from the band whose distinctive sumptuous sound, laser-sharp precision and rich and varied repertoire have gained them world-wide acclaim.
Cafe Society Swing
A stylishly delivered sequence of memorable, timeless music to celebrate a great era and venue in jazz history.
Christian Blackshaw: Schubert
- Written by: Schubert
The pianist performs Schubert's last three piano sonatas: Sonata In C Minor D958, Sonata In A D959 and Sonata In B Flat D960.
Close To You: Sinatra And The Hollywood Quartet
Vocalist Matt Ford fronts a reinvention of Sinatra's classic recording. He is joined by a 10-piece band featuring the Tippett Quartet and a group of leading Grammy-nominated jazz instrumentalists.
Come And Sing: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Aldeburgh Voices, directed by Ben Parry, lead a family-friendly singalong including the hits Truly Scrumptious and Hushabye Mountain. Audience members are invited to dress in character for the traditional costume parade.
Connections: Classical & Contemporary Chamber Music
Renowned composer and clarinettist Jorg Widmann and violinist Isabelle van Keulen lead an exploration of the threads that join contemporary music and earlier repertoire; featuring music by Mozart, Brahms and Widmann himself.
Tue 1 Sep
Wed 2 Sep
Thu 3 Sep
Contemporary jazz saxophonist.
Dutch Swing College Band
The band plays vintage swing and jazz.
Erin Lea Murphy School Of Dance: Shake a Tail Feather
Students present a showcase of ballet, tap, modern, jazz, disco freestyle and hip hop dance.
French Grand Opera And Melodie
An instructive performance of nineteenth-century French opera from husband-and-wife team Natalie Dessay and Laurent Naouri.
Sun 26 Jul
Mon 27 Jul
Tue 28 Jul
A pared-down acoustic set, mixing well-loved favourites and new material, from the classic and contemporary soul artist.
John Wilson Orchestra
A celebration of the work of Cole Porter, with guest vocalists Annalene Beechey, Anna-Jane Casey, Matt Ford and Richard Morrison.
One of the British folk scene's best-loved artists and the voice of contemporary English folk music.
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Strauss, Schumann
- Directed by: Antonio Pappano (cond)
- Written by: Schumann
Antonio Pappano, Music Director of the Royal Opera House, conducts Schumann's Manfred Overture and Symphony No 4, Strauss's Four Last Songs featuring soprano Dorothea Roschmann, and Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel.
Mark Doty And Naomi Shihab Nye
Internationally-renowned US poets Mark and Naomi present readings of their political, social and emotionally-charged work.
Milos Karadaglic: Giulio Regondi, Ginastera, Benjor, Bach, Sor, Jobim, De Falla, Granados, Velazquez
- Written by: Velazquez
The guitarist performs works by Bach, Ginastera, De Falla, Sor, Giulio Regondi, Granados, Jobim, Velazquez and Benjor.
Sun 2 Aug
National Youth Choir Of Great Britain: Elemental
- Directed by: Ben Parry (cond)
Greg Beardsell and Ben Parry conduct works inspired by earth, air, fire and water including Morten Lauridsen's Fire Songs, Bach's Der Geist Hilft and Antoine Brumel's Earthquake Mass.
National Youth Orchestra: Tansy Davies, Mahler
- Directed by: Mark Elder (cond)
- Written by: Mahler
The orchestra performs Mahler's Ninth Symphony.
The bandleader, Edwin Sanz leads salsa musicians and pianist Alex Wilson in an evening of effervescent Latin jazz.
Suffolk Youth Orchestra: Mussorgsky, Khachaturian, Adams, Dvorak
- Directed by: Philip Shaw (cond)
- Written by: Dvorak
Philip Shaw conducts works by Dvorak, Adams, Mussorgsky and Khachaturian.
Tue 4 Aug
The Swingle Singers
A cappella arrangements of music from Bach to Bjork.
- Directed by: Richard Balcombe (cond)
Richard Balcombe conducts a nostalgic orchestral celebration of songs and TV themes from the 1960s, featuring vocalists Graham Bickle, Alison Jear, Mary Carewe and Abbie Osman.
Taraf De Haidouks
Gypsy folk from the Romanian collective.