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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

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

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 solo recital. The programme will include Bach’s … 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

Chiaroscuro Quartet: 5th July at 7.30pm

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  Wednesday 5th July at 7.30pm St Mary Magdalene, Thornham Magna Alina Ibragimova & Pablo Hernan Benedi violins Emilie Hörnlund viola Claire Thirion cello Bach Contrapunctus 1, 4, 9 from The Art of Fugue Haydn String Quartet in E flat major, Op.76, No.6 Schubert String Quartet No.14 … Continue reading

Bach & Telemann: 14th May at 4pm

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Sunday 14th May at 4pm St Mary Magdalene, Thornham Magna Aisha Orazbayeva & Eloisa-Fleur Thom violins Bach B minor partita no 1 in a version for two violins Telemann Fantasias for solo violin Bach A minor sonata no 2 To reserve ring 01379 788130 tickets … Continue reading

2017 : Concert Dates

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Sunday 14th May at 4pm St Mary Magdalene Thornham Magna  Aisha Orazbayeva and Eloisa-Fleur Thom violins. J S Bach and G P Telemann A two-violin recital presented by two remarkable soloists, with the introduction of Aisha Orazbayeva’s new CD of Telemann’s solo Fantasias recorded here in Thornham Magna. … Continue reading