Early Music: Brook Street Band

Sunday 14 October 2018

7.30pm • St. George's Guildhall • £16, under 18s £8

As part of King's Lynn Festival Extra

A recital including music "made in King's Lynn". Since its formation in 1996, the award-winning Brook Street Band has established itself as one of the country’s foremost interpreters of Handel’s music.  Tonight they combine this with pieces written by composer Charles Burney, famed organist at the town’s Minster in the late 18th century, and other period works associated with the area.

Programme includes: 

George Frideric Handel Trio Sonata Op.5 No. 6 (F Major)
Joseph Gibbs Violin Sonata (d minor)
Charles Burney Sonata Op. 4 No. 1 (D Minor)
Thomas Arne Trio Sonata Op. 3 No. 3 (E Flat Major)
William Boyce Trio Sonata No. 4 (g minor)
Pieter Hellendall Cello Sonata Op. 5 No. 2 (D Major)
Handel Trio Sonata Op. 2 No. 3 (B Flat Major)

St. George's Guildhall

King Street, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE30 1EU

St George's Guildhall is the largest surviving medieval guildhall in England - boasting many original and rare medieval features. The first theatre production was in 1442 and was officially reopened after an ambitious restoration in 1951, marking the start of the first King’s Lynn Festival.

Car Parking
The nearest parking for the Guildhall is on the Tuesday Market Place or behind the Corn Exchange on Common Staithe Quay.  Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. lease ensure you pay the correct fee.  Current charges are available on the borough council website:  https://www.west-norfolk.gov.uk/

There are stairs to the auditorium with access for those with restricted mobility via a stair climber.  For further accessibility information please contact the box office on 01553 764864

All of our Guildhall festival events have reserved seats.  The following seating plan is to be used as a guide only – for further details please contact the box office.

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