Saffron Hall

Saffron Hall
Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4UH
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City of London Sinfonia

Listeners are often lost for words when they hear John Tavener's 'The Protecting Veil'. It's so sincere, so warm, and so beautiful that it speaks to listeners of all faiths and none. Cellist Matthew Barley plays it tonight. First, though, Matthew and the Orchestra journey to the centre of this musical icon. Through living…

Fri 1 Dec

£12–£26

  • 19:30

Emerson String Quartet

Is this the world's finest string quartet? The Emerson String Quartet's nine Grammies and three Gramophone Awards make a powerful case. For their Saffron Hall debut they're playing the visionary First Quartet by American maverick Charles Ives. But Haydn and Schumann frame the programme, and when you hear the Emersons play…

Fri 19 Jan 2018

£14–£28

  • 19:30

Family Jam - Percussion!

Time to make some noise! This hands-on percussion workshop for the whole family is led by the incredible Colin Currie - the man they call "the world's most daring percussionist". So get ready to make sounds tiny and massive: to shake, rattle, bash, crash and jangle. Because old or young, simply everyone loves hitting…

Fri 19 Jan 2018

£10

  • 19:30

London Symphony Orchestra

The London Symphony Orchestra performs at Saffron Hall for the first time. Tchaikovsky's sweeping melodies and heart-on-sleeve emotions are the perfect match for this great orchestra's lustrous sound. Conductor Nikolaj Znaider takes up his violin to perform two concertos by the composer who Tchaikovsky called "the Christ…

Wed 6 Dec

£24–£55

  • 19:30

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: Christmas Oratorio

Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage - Celebrate, rejoice, rise up and praise these days! And when the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment's trumpets blaze out, and the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge shouts with joy, you'll know that the festive season has truly arrived. Bach's 'Christmas Oratorio' is so…

Thu 21 Dec

£16–£35

  • 19:30

Paul Lewis

Pianist Paul Lewis is always a popular visitor to Saffron Hall. This beautifully-devised programme will demonstrate every facet of his artistry. The brilliance of two Haydn sonatas, the romantic sunset of Brahms's late piano pieces, and the elusive humour of Beethoven's Bagatelles. Lewis understands that no single pianist…

Sun 7 Jan 2018

£14–£26

  • 15:00

Timothy Ridout & Frank Dupree

Brahms's Sonata Op.120 No.1 combines profound beauty with some of the most impassioned music he ever wrote. The remarkable young British viola player Timothy Ridout has placed it at the start of this lovely Saffron Hall recital; a perfect vehicle for "the warmth and eloquence of his tone" 'The Strad' and a wonderful…

Sun 14 Jan 2018

£10

  • 14:00

The Young Artists Sessions

For over three decades the Young Classical Artists Trust has given you a chance to discover outstanding young musicians and follow their progress. YCAT's superb current roster will feature across three concerts that would be delightful on any terms. Superb artistry and fresh insights are assured. So why not come to them…

Fri 1 Dec

£10

  • 19:30

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