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Review: Verdi’s Requiem (2019)

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 […]

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Review: Beethoven’s 9th (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 […]

Review: Symphonie Fantastique (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 […]

Review: Carmina Burana (2015)

We are delighted to share the latest review for Ely Sinfonia, written by local music critic Rosemary Westwell. “Ely Cathedral was packed for the production of ‘Carmina Burana’ on Saturday. Conductor, Steve Bingham, conducted his excellent orchestra, Ely Sinfonia, and the magnificent choirs for this mammoth concert with his usual […]

Review: Summer Concert (2015)

Courtesy of Rosemary Weston. “Review of Ely Sinfonia’s ‘Something Old, Some thing, Something Borrowed, Something Blue’ in Ely Cathedral on Friday 19th June 2015 Wow! What a concert. When the orchestral members left the stage mid performance at the end of the first piece, it was a little concerning. However, one […]

Review: Elgar (2014)

“Steve Bingham has reached astounding levels of musicality with Ely Sinfonia. In the concert last night they were positively inspired and brought Elgar’s music alive with almost tangible excitement. While strong patriotism was present, what transfixed us was the sheer joy the musicians exuded as they revelled in Elgar’s sweeping […]

Review: Spring concert (2013)

“Ely Sinfonia, an orchestra of professional and amateur musicians founded in 1999, has grown to a sizeable and effective group who gave e most enjoyable concert in Ely Cathedral on Saturday. The programme was well chosen and included the popular ‘Hebrides Overture’ (Fingals’ Cave) by Felix Mendelssohn, ‘Horn Concerto no […]

Review: Travellers’ Tales (2010)

“Since its inauguration in November 1999, Ely Sinfonia has developed into a formidable presence in the musical world in Ely and a number of new faces in the orchestra for their concert in Ely Cathedral on Saturday added vibrancy and sparkle to this fine group of instrumentalists. In spite of […]