Coffee Concert: James Newby (baritone) & Joseph Middleton (piano)

Friday 12 October 2018

11am • King's Lynn Town Hall • £13, under 18s £7

As part of King's Lynn Festival Extra

Kathleen Ferrier Award winners, baritone James Newby and pianist Joseph Middleton present a song recital in the popular coffee concert format. A fitting concert to start the special weekend of music and arts events, the concert celebrates the legacy of one of the best British singers of the 20th century, who performed with Gerald Moore at the first King's Lynn Festival in 1951.

James Newby is “a name to watch out for” – Culture Whisper
Joseph Middleton is “heir to the legendary accompanist Gerald Moore” – Opera Magazine

Debussy 3 mélodies de Verlaine
Ravel Un Grand Sommeil noir
Ravel Les grands vents
Ravel Histoires Naturelles
Butterworth A Shropshire Lad

Tea/coffee and cake served from 10.30am in the Stone Hall

Recital starts at 11am in the Assembly Room
Seating unreserved


King's Lynn Town Hall

King's Lynn Town Hall

Saturday Market Place, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE30 5DQ

The Town Hall’s chequerboard façade conceals six hundred years of history. An evocative example of Lynn’s rich heritage, the Town Hall boasts a series of majestic oak panelled rooms, decorated by elegant chandeliers.

Car Parking
There is parking directly opposite the Town Hall on the Saturday Market Place and behind it on Baker Lane.  Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. Please ensure you pay the correct fee.  Current charges are available on the borough council website:

There is one level access from the front door to the lift and toilet for people with disabilities on the ground floor. There is an infra-red sound enhancement system for the hard of hearing, and guide dogs are admitted.

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All of our Town Hall festival events have unreserved seats.  Capacity varies from 70 to 170 depending on event.  Due to current building works and fire regulations at the venue, please note there are only 4 wheelchair spaces available and these MUST be booked in advance.


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