Wednesday 31 December 2014

Elijah, Circa and more in Norwich

Circa image credit Darcy Grant
The 2015 Norfolk and Norwich Festival will include a performance of Mendelssohn's Elijah with the Festival Chorus and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Parry with John Tomlinson as the Old Testament prophet, plus soloists Jeni Bern, Catherine Wyn-Rogers and Robert Murray. the concert takes place in St Andrews Hall, on 17 May 2015.

Other events at the festival include the dance company Hofesh Schechter at the Theatre Royal (23 May 2015) in Political Mother. The show was nominated for a Southbank Sky Arts award in 2011, and features the dancers accompanied by a band of live drummers and electric guitarists. There is also Romanian folk music from Taraf de Haidouks (17/5), a new grown-up fairtytale Wolf's Child from WildWorks performed in the woods at Felbrigg Hall, circus from Circa (artistic director Yaron Lifschitz) in What Will Have Been with acrobatics accompanied by live Bach (see Hilary's review of Circa's happening Opus at the Barbican).

Full information from the festival website.

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