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Welcome to the Music at Thornham website. Here in two small villages in the north of Suffolk around half a dozen concerts take place each year: in the Church of St Mary Magdalene Thornham Magna, St Mary’s Thornham Parva, and occasionally … Continue reading

2019 concert dates

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12th & 13th June at 7.30 pm St Mary Magdalene Thornham Magna The Chiaroscuro Quartet will perform all of Beethoven‘s op18 string quartets in two concerts. Wednesday 12th June String Quartet in F major, Op.18, No.1 String Quartet in G … Continue reading

Beethoven Quartets

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12th – 13th June: Beethoven String Quartets St Mary Magdalene Thornham Magna Alina Ibragimova and Pablo Hernán Benedí violins Emilie Hörnlund viola Claire Thirion cello The Chiaroscuro Quartet returns to Thornham in June with two concerts presenting Beethoven’s first six … Continue reading

Matthew Barley : 27th September

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St Mary Magdalene Thornham Magna Thursday 27th September at 7.30pm Matthew Barley cello It is very exciting to be able to welcome Matthew Barley, a soloist of international standing, to Thornham for this recital. The programme will include Bach‘s second … Continue reading

The Virtuoso Violin : 21st September

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St Mary’s Thornham Parva Friday 21st September at 7.30pm The Virtuoso Violin Cecilia Bernardini violin Matthew Wadsworth theorbo Dynamic and exciting sonatas and toccatas from Italy, Austria and Germany. Some of the most exciting music ever to come out of the … Continue reading

Ravel and Vaughan Williams

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Saturday 2nd June at 12 noon The Music Room, Yaxley Hall Kathryn Parry violin Simon Marlow piano Maurice Ravel 2nd Violin Sonata in G major Ralph Vaughan Williams ‘The Lark Ascending’ tickets £16 refreshments included Book a combined ticket for … Continue reading

Contrapunctus : Polyphony for Solo Violin

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Saturday 28th April at 12 noon St Mary’s Thornham Parva CONTRAPUNCTUS Polyphony for Solo Violin a solo recital preformed by Jorge Jiménez Biber: Passacaglia Bassano: Ricercada Sesta Bach: Sarabanda BWV 1004 Bassano: Ricercada Quinta Ysaye: Obsession J.S. Bach: Chorale: Dein … Continue reading

2018 : Concert Dates

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Saturday 28th April at 12 noon St Mary’s Thornham Parva  CONTRAPUNCTUS Polyphony for Solo Violin performed by Jorge Jiménez Unaccompanied music by Biber, Bassano, Bach, Kreisler and Ysaye.   Saturday 2nd June at 12 noon The Music Room, Yaxley Hall RAVEL … Continue reading

Summer Festival 2017 : 20th-23rd July

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A July weekend of music-making, with performances in the churches of Thornham Magna, Thornham Parva, and the Music Room at Yaxley Hall. An exciting and wide ranging programme: Major works by romantic composers framed by pieces from the 18th century … Continue reading