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Date published: 26th September 2019

Local school pupils and folk musicians will have the chance to connect with professional orchestra Sinfonia Viva who will perform a programme of classical greats at St Catherine’s Church in Ludham on Friday 11 October.

North Norfolk District Council, in partnership with Norfolk Music Hub and Orchestras Live, have previously delivered a long-standing series of rural concerts. The forthcoming event will see school children from Ludham Primary School will be invited to the stage rehearsal by Grammy-nominated Sinfonia Viva prior to the concert.

Three members of the popular local band ‘The Occasional Ceilidh Band’ will perform alongside Sinfonia’s Viva’s 20-piece chamber orchestra for the opening of Bartok’s Romanian Folk Dances which is a highlight of the evening programme.

Sinfonia Viva’s newly-appointed Leader and acclaimed violinist Sophie Rosa will direct the concert which also features music from Haydn, Mendelssohn and Mozart.

Ticket prices for the 7.30pm concert on October 11 are £12 in advance or £15 on the door.

Sinfonia Viva is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Last updated: 26th September 2019