Mahler Symphony of a Thousand

Norwich Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus

Saturday 21 May

Norwich Philharmonic performing at St Andrew's Hall © Peter Rand

Norwich Philharmonic Orchestra
Academy of St Thomas
Norwich Philharmonic Chorus
Kings Lynn Festival Chorus
Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society
Norwich Cathedral Choir

Matthew Andrews conductor
Kirstin Sharpin soprano
Katherine Broderick soprano
Catherine May soprano
Anne Marie Gibbons alto
Anna Burford alto
Peter Wedd tenor
James Harrison baritone
Richard Wiegold bass

Mahler Symphony No. 8

To celebrate its 175th Anniversary, the Norwich Philharmonic Society presents a spectacular staging of Mahler’s epic and rarely-performed Symphony of a Thousand, with vast orchestra, multiple choirs and eight outstanding soloists. The Showground Arena will be converted into a huge concert hall especially for the event to create a powerful musical experience that will live long in the memory.

There will be a bar, food and hot drinks available on site before the concert from 6pm

Video of the Norwich Philharmonic rehearsing Mahler 2

Performance runs: c. 90 minutes (no interval). No latecomers will be admitted

Return bus tickets are available for £6. Buses will depart from outside Norwich Theatre Royal at 6.30pm. Click here to book bus tickets.

Ample free parking is available at the Showground (Gate E).

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Supported by Arts Council England and South Norfolk Council
Norwich Philharmonic Society acknowledges the assistance of Norfolk & Norwich Festival and the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association in presenting this concert
Generous support also received from: Town Close Estate Charity, Geoffrey Watling Charity, Paul Bassham Charitable Trust, John Jarrold Trust, RC Snelling Charitable Trust