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Suffolk offers a wide range of music festivals and open air concerts throughout the year so it's a great place for music lovers.

For Aldeburgh Music Events this month please see Aldeburgh Music. And don't forget to look at Art Exhibitions In Suffolk for a month-by-month guide to current Exhibitions, or What's on in Suffolk, What's On in Ipswich, What's on in Bury St Edmunds and What's On in Woodbridge if you're specifically interested in events in those areas.
Music Concerts in Suffolk  September 2014
Friday 19 September to Saturday 20 September
Old Time Music Hall
7.15pm
Needham Market Community Centre
This family entertainment evening features songs and performance from just before and during the first world war.
Event in remembrance of those who lost their lives.
Includes Supper
Ticket Price: £10
Tickets available from Pauls Hardware, 66 High St, Needham Market, Suffolk. IP6 8AW
For more information please contact Pat Cross tuftycross@googlemail.com or Cllr TS Carter tscarter13@gmail.com Tel :01449 723171
Venue Address: Address: 23 School St, Needham Market, Ipswich, Suffolk IP6 8BB

Friday 19 September
Somersham - Folk Night
7.30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Somersham, Suffolk
A miscellany of folk, blues, country, popular and comic song from local artists -
Peter White
JCB
Folk on the Hill and Dave Tricker
In aid of St Mary's Church, Somersham
£7 (including light refreshments)
Contact: Pat Woolhouse (01473 831080) or Steve Dines (01473 658487)
Christine's Haircare, Somersham Garage
Venue Address: Church Lane, Lower Somersham, Near Ipswich, Suffolk. IP8 4PW
Saturday 20 September
Organ Recital
7.30pm
St Peters Church, Thurston
Organ Recital with Christopher Moore a selection of light and popular music including The arrival of the Queen of Sheba, The Swan , The Liberty March and many others.
Ticket Price: £5.00 on the door
Venue Address: Church Road, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IIP31 2QR
Saturday 20 September
The Marcelles - Live by Mutual Agreement
7.30 pm
St Mary’s Church


THE MARCELLES



A lively evening of vocal and instrumental music from Gershwin to Elton John, Scott Joplin to Elgar, and from Glenn Miller to stage musicals.
£10 adults, £5 students including light refreshments
For tickets or further information contact Eleanor 01473 328291 eleanor.soar@vincot.myzen.co.uk or Jane 01473 328314 janegoyder@msn.com
Venue Address: St Mary's Church, Harkstead, Ipswich IP9 1DE
Sunday 21 September
Kingfisher Sinfonietta Orchestral Concert
6.30pm
Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh
A delightful programme of music in a magnificent setting with Leader Beth Spendlove and conductor Elgar Howarth. The programme includes two Serenades for Strings by Elgar and Suk. Hear Elgar Howarth's Concerto for Oboe with soloist Rob Rogers. Also Walton Two Pieces from Henry V, Myaskovsky Sinfonietta for Strings and Stravinsky Concerto in D for String Orchestra.
£12, £10 conc. & £2 f/t ed. at the door or from ticket outlet
Tickets from Halesworth Bookshop 01986 873840, at the door or via kingfisherensemble@gmail.com
Venue Address: Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh, Suffolk. IP19 9LR
Sunday 21 September
Shakespeare In Song
3pm Finish time approximately 4pm
St Michael’s Church


ShakespeareInSong



Mark Wilde tenor
Stephen Bullamore chamber organ
celebrating Shakespeare's 450th anniversary
Ticket Prices: £10 School-age students free
Telephone enquiries to 01394 420556 or East Anglian Academy
Venue Address: Church Road, Framlingham, Suffolk. IP13 9BH
Tuesday 23 September to Saturday 27 September
Fressingfield Music Festival
Concerts commence at 7:30pm (doors 6:45pm).
The Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul
Fiver nights of classical and jazz music including classical violinist Tasmin Little, concert pianist Meng Yang Pan, the Choir of Norwich Cathedral, world renowned jazz musician Brian Dee, and Baroque ensemble Badinage.

For further details please see: Suffolk Festivals
Piano Recital at St. Margarets Church, Ipswich
24th September 2014 from 7.00pm

Piano Recital

A piano recital by Peter Seivewright the acclaimed concert pianist with a programme of Bach, Ravel and the first performance of "Jazz Etudes" by Peter Thorne
Ticket Prices: £10.00

Venue Address: St. Margarets Church, Bolton Lane, Ipswich,
IP4 2BE
Thursday 25 September
Open Session: Cargill, Brewer & Lepper
3.00pm
Peter Pears Recital Rooms, Snape
A chance to see a new collaboration between two leading opera singers for further details please visit: Aldeburgh Music
Saturday 27 September
Janet Seidel
7.30pm
St Bartholomew’s Church, Orford


Janet Seidel


Janet Seidel returns to sing them all including Doris Day, Billie Holliday and much more. In aid of Thomas Marshall Education Fund.
Tickets: £15
Contact: 01394 450093 or orfordjazz@wellassociates.co.uk
Venue Address: St Bartholomew's Church, Orford, Woodbridge, Suffolk
Sunday 28 September
Kingfisher Sinfonietta Orchestral Concert
6.30pm
The Cut Arts Centre
The Kingfisher Sinfonietta, Leader Beth Spendlove & Conductor Elgar Howarth present a programme of French music at The Cut in Halesworth. The soloist in Saint-Saens'' beautiful Cello Concerto No.1 is Susanna Davis, who last year performed Elgar's Cello Concerto. Hear two pieces by Debussy, Petite Suite and Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune, Chabrier March Joyeuse and the only symphony written by Bizet.
See our website Kingfisher Sinfonietta for other details as well as the French accents!

Ticket Prices:£12, £10 conc. & £2 f/t ed.
Tickets at the door or from The Cut, 0845 673 2123 or boxoffice@newcut.org . Email kingfisherensemble@gmail.com for up-to-date concert information.Venue Address: 8 New Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk. IP19 8BY
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Sunday 28 September
Tom Seals
12 noon to 1pm
Grandma’s Porch Stage, Mannings Amusements, Felixstowe
The UK's rising star of Jazz/Pop, Tom Seals, 21-year-old, award winning, blues chart selling piano/vocalist will be playing live on Grandma's Porch at Mannings Amusements in Felixstowe, Suffolk, as part of his nationwide tour.

Tom Seals is 21 years old and a fresh musical powerhouse of the piano.

Already one of the UK's most in-demand side men, working with an array of established artists including Beverley Knight, Daniel Bedingfield, Tony Christie, Kenny Thomas, Steve Brookstein, Joe Stilgoe and Dame Cleo Laine.
Free event
Venue Address: Mannings Amusements, Sea Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk. IP11 2DN
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Music Concerts in Suffolk  October 2014
Thursday 2 October
Young Musicians' Platform (Chetham's School)
7.00pm
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds
A concert by students of Chetham's School of Music, Manchester
Ticket Prices: £8 (adults), free (under 16s). Tickets available online
Venue Address: Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP33 1LS
Friday 10 October
Jazz By The Waterfront
7.45pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
The Body & Soul Jazz band will be performing a popular mixture of Jazz at St Peter's by the Waterfront
Saturday 11 October
Wolsey Orchestra ''Concerto for Orchestra''
7.30pm
Ipswich Corn Exchange



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For further details please visit: Ipswich Regent Theatre & Corn Exchange

Sunday 12 October
Kingfisher Sinfonietta Orchestral Concert
6.30pm
Framlingham College Theatre
In the comfortable and raked seats of Framlingham College's Theatre, hear Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor with the Kingfisher Sinfonietta and acclaimed pianist Nigel Clayton. The orchestra, led by Beth Spendlove and conducted by Elgar Howarth, will also perform Mozart Overture to Idomeneo, Wagner Siegfried Idyll and the evening concludes with Haydn Symphony No.104 in D ''London'.
Beautiful music in beautiful surroundings!
To keep in touch with concerts or for further information, email kingfisherensemble@gmail.com .
Ticket Prices: £12, £10 conc. & £2 f/t ed. at the door or from ticket outlet
Tickets in advance from Framlingham Stationers, 23 Market Hill 01728 724244 or at the door.
>Venue Address: Framlingham College, Framlingham, Suffolk. IP13 9EY

Friday 17 October
Open Session: Solomon's Knot I
3.00pm
Peter Pears Recital Rooms, Snape
This comedic opera set in an asylum will be performed by the talented Solomon's Knot. For further details please see: Aldeburgh Music
Saturday 18 October
Telephone Bill and the Smooth Operators
7.30pm - bar and refreshments from 7pm
Wattisfield Village Hall
The best of live music with Telephone Bill and the Smooth Operators supported by Passing Wind.
In aid of St Nicholas Hospice, Wattisfield Community Centre, Wattisfield United Reformed Church and St Margaret's Parish Church
Ticket Prices: £12 advance, £14 on the door
Tel: 01359 221274 or 01359 221867
Venue Address: A143 between Bury St Edmunds and Diss. Suffolk. IP22 1NR
Sunday 19 October
Coronation Anthems
6.00pm
Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape
Handel's anthems will be performed by Aldeburgh Voices with guest choirs and the Suffolk Ensemble. For more details please visit: Aldeburgh Music
Sunday 19 October
MUSIQUE chanson et Lumiere (4 Seasons Theatre Group Suffolk)
7.15pm
Corn Exchange, Ipswich
For further details please visit: Ipswich Regent Theatre & Corn Exchange
Friday 24 October
The Music of James Taylor performed by Sweet Baby James
7.45pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, Ipswich
An absolute must for all James Taylor fans. For further information and to book tickets please visit: St Peter's by the Waterfront
Sunday 26 October
Le Style Francais
3pm the concert is expected to finish at 5pm
St Michael’s Church


le style francais



The Eisenach Ensemble
Cate McKee, soprano
Angela Hicks, soprano
Phoebe Butler, recorders
Sue Snell viol, recorders
Pier Snell, viol
Dawn Johnston, the orbo
Katherine May, harpsichord and organ
Music by Charpentier, d`Anglebert, Marais, Francois Couperin and Purcell



£15 centre aisle £10 side aisle Free to school - age students
Telephone enquiries 01394 420556 or visit East Anglian Academy
Venue Address: St Michael's Church, Church Road, Framlingham. Suffolk. IP13 9BH
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Music Concerts in Suffolk  November 2014

Saturday 8 November to Sunday 9 November
Jubilee Opera presents ''Brundibar'' - A Musical Fable
8th - 3pm & 6pm 9th - 3pm
Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall


BRUNDIBAR



Brundibár
A Musical Folk Tale by Hans Krasá
Fully staged performance by the Children of Jubilee Opera with Piotr Lempa bass, The Southbank Sinfonia, conductor Alice farnham, directed by Frederic Wake-Walker

£15 (half price for under 16)
For tickets: boxoffice@aldeburgh .co.uk, Tel: 01728 687110,
For information: jenni@jubileeopera.org.uk Tel: 01728 602216
Venue Address: Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall, Crabbe Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk.
IP15 5BN
Saturday 15 November
Kingfisher Sinfonietta Orchestral Concert
7.30pm
St Mary’s Church, Woodbridge
This is an unusual orchestral concert of music by fathers and sons! The popular Kingfisher Sinfonietta is directed by Beth Spendlove. Father BACH (CPE) wrote the Flute Concerto in G - with soloist Debbie Rogers, and son BACH (JS) wrote the Concerto for Two Violins, often known as ''The Bach Double'' - with soloists Beth Spendlove & Gregory Eaton.
And so to MOZART. Father Leopold''s Sinfonia No.2 in B flat and son Wolfgang Amadeus with Symphony No.28 in C.

For further details regarding Kingfisher Sinfonietta please visit the website :
Kingfisher Sinfonietta
Ticket Prices: £12, £10 conc. & £2 f/t ed. at the door or from ticket outlet
Tickets at the door or in advance from Woodbridge Violins, 29 Market Hill, IP12 4LU - 01394 383150.
Venue Address: 11 Market Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk. IP12 4LP
Saturday 15 November
Dark Side of the Wall - Pink Floyd Tribute Act
The Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh
Psychedelic music is on offer at this exceptional evening. For further details please see: The White Lion Hotel
Sunday 16 November
Lamentations and Rejoicing in Tudor England: Music of Mourning and Joy from Taverner to Dowland
7.30pm
Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford


CambridgeRenaissanceVoices



Concert of Renaissance sacred music performed by Cambridge Renaissance Voices.
Ticket Prices: £16 / £13 concessions
Theatre Royal Box Office, Bury St Edmunds Tel: 01284 769505 or visit the website - Theatre Royal
Venue Address: The Green, Long Melford, Suffolk. CO10 9DL
Thursday 20 November
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Sunday 30 November
Kingfisher Sinfonietta Orchestral Concert
4pm
Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh
A host of splendid works for this concert by the popular Kingfisher orchestra, conducted by Elgar Howarth.
In the delightful Jubilee Hall, the programme includes Holst A Moorside Suite for Strings and R Strauss Duet-Concertino for Clarinet & Bassoon with Andrew Cory & Steven Lock. Our conductor presents his own Five Folk Songs, and the concert ends with Stravinsky's exciting Pulcinella Suite.
The orchestra is led by its founder, Beth Spendlove.
For full programme please visit our website: Kingfisher Sinfonietta
Ticket Prices: £12, £10 conc. & £2 f/t ed. at the door or from ticket outlet
Tickets can be purchased on the door or in advance from Caramel Boutique 01728 452141 in Aldeburgh High Street or 01728 687467 at Snape Maltings.
Venue Address: Crabbe Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. IP15 5BN
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Music Concerts in Suffolk  December 2014
Wednesday 3 December
Carols For All
7.00pm
United Reformed Church, Stowmarket
Great Carol Concert, taking part Stowmarket Salvation Army Band & Songsters, Gt Finborough Primary School Choir and Guests. All proceeds to local charity.
Ticket Prices: Adult £5, under 12 years £2
Tickets available from: Expert Stationers, Ipswich Street, Stowmarket or
telephone 01449 613378 for further information.
Venue Address: United Reformed Church, Ipswich Street, Stowmarket, Suffolk. IP14 1AD
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