Sunday concert series returns to Halesworth with exciting line up

Martin James Bartlett plays during a service of thanksgiving to celebrate the 90th birthday of Queen

Martin James Bartlett plays during a service of thanksgiving to celebrate the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II at St Paul's Cathedral. Photo: Matt Dunham/PA Wire - Credit: PA

Two award winning musicians are lined up to perform for the sixth season of Sunday concerts compiled by organisers of an arts festival.

Pianist Martin James Bartlett, who won BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2014, will open the series at The Cut Arts Centre in Halesworth, on February 12.

Martin, who was also invited to perform at St Paul's Cathedral as part of The Queen's 90th birthday thanksgiving service, will recite works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Enrique Granados, Alberto Ginastera, Robert Schumann and Samuel Barber.

Halesworth Arts Festival has also secured the Kanneh-Mason Trio to close on March 26, although tickets are selling fast.

The series also includes London-based string ensemble, the Behn Quartet, performing Haydn, Szymanowski and Beethoven on February 26, followed by 4 Girls 4 Harps on March 12.


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Tickets are available online, by calling 01986 874264 or on the door.

For more information visit halesworthartsfestival.org.uk.

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