James MacMillan with Contemporary Consort

Monday 22 July 2024

6pm • King's Lynn Town Hall • £15 / Under 25s 50% off (booking fees apply)

Sarah Thurlow Clarinet
Clare O'Connell Cello
Iain Farrington Piano

Programme:
James MacMillan Kiss on Wood for cello and piano
James MacMillan After the Tryst for clarinet and piano
James MacMillan Motet ii and Motet iii
Debussy Sonata for cello and piano
Debussy Première Rhapsodie for clarinet and piano

This year's annual Contemporary Consort performance will focus on the music of Sir James MacMillan. One of today’s most successful composers his musical language is flooded with influences from his Scottish heritage, Catholic faith, social conscience and close connection with Celtic folk music, blended with influences from Far Eastern, Scandinavian and Eastern European music.

The composer will also take part in a Q&A with the Festival’s Artistic Director, Ambrose Miller.

Following the concert, meet James MacMillan over a complimentary glass of wine.
 

Tickets on sale to Festival Patrons on 29 April and Festival Friends on 7 May.  Become a Festival Friend or Patron to access the priority booking period.

Public booking opens on 13 May.


 

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:  https://www.west-norfolk.gov.uk/

Accessibility
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.

For further venue information please go to http://www.kingslynntownhall.com/

Seating
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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