Verdi’s Requiem review

A review of ‘Verdi’s Requiem’ by in Ely Cathedral on Saturday 4th May 2019 by Rosemary Westwell It is no wonder that this was a popular event and that this Requiem is performed so often. This night’s performance of Verdi’s Requiem given by Ely Sinfonia, the King’s Lynn Festival Chorus and soloists was magnificent. We…

Where to find our concerts – links to public websites

Find our concerts on the following websites: https://www.babylonarts.org.uk www.bachtrack.com http://www.britevents.com http://www.britinfo.net www.cambridgeconcerts.com www.cambridge-news.co.uk http://www.colc.co.uk www.cambridgeshire.net www.concert-diary.com www.ely.org.uk www.elyimagazine.com https://www.evensi.uk https://www.makingmusic.org.uk http://www.remotegoat.co.uk http://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Cambridge/CB1 https://www.spottedinely.com https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/cambridge/events http://www.visitcambridge.org http://www.visiteastofengland.com http://www.visitely.org.uk http://www.wereallneighbours.co.uk http://www.wherecanwego.com  

Programme notes for From Russia with Love

WELCOME One story to the tune of another One of the glories of music is its ability to convey emotions, pictures and stories as we absorb its melodies, harmonies and rhythms. We are all unique, however, so that even within a homogenous cultural community people react differently to the same sounds – unless a piece…

Review of Beethoven’s 9th on 15 July 2017

Local critic Rosemary Westwell wrote the following glowing review of our Beethoven’s 9th’ concert in Ely Cathedral on Saturday 15th July 2017: “The Isle of Ely Arts Festival culminated splendidly with a magnificent concert in Ely Cathedral. Taking part were Ely Choral Society, Ely Sinfonia, Ely Consort and soloists Peyee Chen (soprano), Freya Jacklin (mezzo soprano),…

Review of Symphonie Fantastique, March 2016

Review of Ely Sinfonia’s concert on Saturday 12th March 2016 in Ely Cathedral By Rosemary Westwell Under the expert baton of Steve Bingham, Ely Sinfonia presented a concert of French music in Ely Cathedral on Saturday. The varied programme included ‘Danse Macabre’ by Saint-Saëns, ‘Chants d’Auvergne’ by Canteloube featuring soloist Tara Bungard and ‘Symphonie Fantastique’…