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Tuesday 11 February

Colchester Moot Hall Organ, 1pm, William Baldry (St Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich) details at Moot Hall Colchester, map

Wednesday 12 February

Colchester Operatic Society, 7.45pm, Dare to be different, to 15 Feb details at Headgate Theatre, Colchester, map

Thursday 13 February

Lion Walk Church, 1pm, Eduardo Sanchez (flute) & Ian Ray (piano) details, Colchester, map

Saturday 15 February

Ipswich Chamber Music Society, 7.30pm, Coull String Quartet, with Richard Edgar-Wilson (tenor) and Andrew Leach (piano) details at Ipswich School, map

Prometheus Orchestra, 7pm, Beethoven: piano concertos and wind octet Beethoven Wind Octet Beethoven 3rd Piano Concerto details at Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh, map

University of Essex Choir, with London Mozart Players, 7pm, Fauré: Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine, with the London Mozart Players details at Chelmsford Cathedral, map

Sunday 16 February

The Tallis Scholars, 3pm, Tallis, Pärt, Byrd, Croce details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Kingfisher Sinfonietta, 2.45pm, String Orchestra details at Lion Walk Church, Colchester, map

Prometheus Orchestra, 4pm, Beethoven: piano concertos and wind sextet details at Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh, map

Monday 17 February

Bury St Edmunds Concert Club, 7.30pm, Metamorphoses: clarinet, viola and piano trio details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map

Wednesday 19 February

Cantus FirmusCome and Sing;, a one-day singing event ending with an informal concert. details at United Reform Church, Stowmarket, map

Headgate Theatre Colchester, 7.30pm, Sondheim & Me,, Joanna Eden (singer, pianist) & George Double Trio detailsmap

Lion Walk Church, 1pm, Andrew Allen (guitar) details, Colchester, map

Music in Felixstowe, 11.30am, Anna Noakes, flute and Christine Whiffen, harpsichord details at Orwell Hotel, map

Saturday 22 February

Tchaikovsky Piano Trio, 7.30pm, Mozart, Debussy, Tchaikovsky details at Snape Maltingsmap

Sunday 23 February

Music in Felixstowe, 7pm, Old Time Music Hall details at Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club, map

Wednesday 26 February

Lion Walk Church, 1pm, Yu Zhou (piano) details, Colchester, map

Thursday 27 February

The Apex, 7.30pm, Sacconi Quartet & Jon Boden details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Saturday 29 February

Ipswich Chamber Choir, 7pm, James MacMillan: Seven Last Words From The Cross details at St Mary-le-Towermap

Pimlott Foundation, 5pm, Ebonit Quartet (saxophones) details at Old House, Great Horkesley, map

Sunday 1 March

Bury St Edmunds Friendly OrchestraConcert details at All Saints Churchmap

Ipswich Symphony Orchestra, 2.30pm, Family Concert details at Ipswich Corn Exchangemap

Wednesday 4 March

Lion Walk Church, 1pm, Geoffrey Harniess (trumpet) & Ian Ray (organ/piano) details, Colchester, map

Saturday 7 March

Bury Bach Choir, 7.30pm, Verdi: Requiem details at Bury St Edmunds Cathedralmap

St Botolph's Music Society, 7.30pm, Gala Concert,, Night Gardens of Spain details, Colchester, map

Trianon Music Group, 7.30pm, Community Concert, Strings and singers details at Waldringfield Village Hall

Sunday 8 March

Music at Rushmere, 3pm, John Peirce, tenor and Alan Loader, piano details at St Andrew's Church, Rushmere, Ipswich, map

Stour Valley Arts and Music, 4pm, Carducci Quartet details at East Bergholt Church, map

Tuesday 10 March

Colchester Moot Hall Organ, 1pm, Ian Ray (Hon Borough Organist) details at Moot Hall Colchester, map

Wednesday 11 March

Lion Walk Church, 1pm, Consort of 1 – live looped medieval music by Lizzie Gutteridge details, Colchester, map

Saturday 14 March

Sonoro chamber choir & Granta Chorale, 7.30pm, Choral Inspirations details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Colchester Choral Society, 7.30pm, Haydn: The Creation details at St Botolph'smap

Sunday 15 March

Bury St Edmunds Concert Band, 7.30pm, A Night At The West End details at Theatre Royal Burymap

Music at Rushmere, 3pm, Phantom wind quintet details at St Andrew's Church, Rushmere, Ipswich, map

Regent Theatre Ipswich, 7.30pm, California Dreamin' details at Ipswich Corn Exchangemap

Suffolk Villages Festival, 6pm, Sacred Music from 17th C Germany and France,, with Psalmody & London Viols details at Boxford Church, map

Tallis Chamber Orchestra Society, 3pm, Grieg, Finzi, Bridhe, Vivaldi details at St Peters Church, Westleton, map

Monday 16 March

Bury St Edmunds Concert Club, 7.30pm, Alena Walentin (flute) details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map

Kingfisher Sinfonietta, 2.45pm, String Orchestra and Piano details at Lion Walk Church, Colchester, map

Wednesday 18 March

Lion Walk Church, 1pm, Brass Quintet of the British Army Band, Colchester details, Colchester, map

Friday 20 March

Community Light Orchestra, 7.30pm, Featuring Felixstowe Harmonies, in support of Felixstowe Christians against Poverty details at River of Life Church, Carr Road, Felixstowe

Saturday 21 March

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio, 7.30pm, Schumann, Brahms details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Aldeburgh Music Club, 7.30pm, Bach And Vivaldi: A Celebration details at Snape Maltingsmap

Colchester Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm, Mozart Programme details at St Botolph'smap

Ipswich Bach ChoirSinging Day: Fauré: Requiem details at Waldringfield Village Hall

Stowmarket Chorale, 7.30pm, Fauré: Requiem details at United Reform Church, map

Suffolk Sinfonia, 7.30pm, Brahms, Dvorak details at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, map

Tiptree Choral SocietyDvorak Mass in D and Stainer's Crucifixion details at St Luke's church Tiptree, map

Sunday 22 March

Kingfisher Ensemble, 3pm, String Quintet details at The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth, map

Music at Rushmere, 3pm, Ipswich Hospital Band details at St Andrew's Church, Rushmere, Ipswich, map

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra, 4pm, Mother's Day Family Concert details at Ipswich Corn Exchangemap

Wednesday 25 March

Lion Walk Church, 1pm, Wind Quintet of the British Army Band, Colchester details, Colchester, map

Music in Felixstowe, 11.30am, Quartetto Familia with Wendy Gudgin, viola details at Orwell Hotel, map

Thursday 26 March

Thomas Mills High School, 7pm, 40th Anniversary Concert details at Snape Maltingsmap

Saturday 28 March

Dorian singers, 7.30pm, Poulenc: Gloria & Fauré: Messe Masse, plus Haydn, Mozart details at St Andrew's Church, Felixstowe

Eye Bach Choir, 7.30pm, Vaughan Williams: Sea Symphony and Dvorak,:Te Deum, with the English Arts Chorale and accompanied by the Prague Conservatoire details at Bury St Edmunds Cathedralmap

Hadleigh Choral SocietyBernstein: Chichester Psalms; Duruflé: Requiem details at Hadleigh Church, map

Saffron Hall, 7.30pm, Curlew River with Ian Bostridge, with Britten Sinfonia Voices details, Saffron Walden, map

Stour Choral Society, 2.30pm, Handel: Messiah. details at Mistley Church, map

Suffolk Singers, 1.10pm, Lunchtime Recital details at Ely Cathedral, Lady Chapel, map

Woodbridge Choral Society, 7.30pm, Mendelsohn: Elijah details at Snape Maltingsmap

Sunday 29 March

La Serenissima, period instrument ensemble, 3pm, Vivaldi details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Stour Valley Arts and Music, 4pm, Kammerphilharmonie Europa details at East Bergholt Church, map

West Bergholt Concert Band, 3pm, A sentimental Journey details at West Cliff Theatre, Clacton, map

Wednesday 1 April

Anglia BaroqueA lunchtime concert details at Walsham-le-Willows church

Thursday 2 April

Kirbye Voices, 7.30pm, concert details at Tuddenham, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6SL

Saturday 4 April

Clacton Choral Society, 7.30pm, Handel’s Messiah (Parts II and III) details at St Paul's Church, Clacton on Sea, map

Haverhill Singers, 7.30pm, Brahms : Ein Deutsches Requiem details at Haverhill Methodist Church, map

Ipswich Choral Society, 4pm, Stainer: Crucifixion - a workshop and performance details at St Mary's Church Harkstead, map

Phoenix Singers, 7pm, Bach: St John Passion details at Framlingham Church, map

Saffron Walden Choral Society, with Chameleon Arts Orchestra, 7.30pm, Bach: Magnificat details at Saffron Hallmap

Witham Choral Society, 7pm, Haydn: Creation details at Witham Public Hallmap

Sunday 5 April

Essex Chamber Orchestra, 7.30pm, Hamish MacCunn, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky details at Felsted School, map

Music at RushmerePaul Trepte, organ details at St Andrew's Church, Rushmere, Ipswich, map

Sudbury Choral Society, 7.30pm, Faure: Requiem, Poulenc: Gloria details at St Peter's Church, map

Wethersfield Chamber Concerts, 4pm, Giuseppe Guarrera, Piano details at Wethersfield Church, Wethersfield, Braintreee, map

Wethersfield Chamber Concerts, 4pm, Giuseppe Guarrera, Piano -, Scriabin, Chopin, Ravel, Beethoven, Lizst details at Wethersfield Church, Wethersfield, Braintreee, map

Tuesday 7 April

Snape Maltings, 3pm, Suffolk Youth Music Festival Concert:, Karl Orff\: Carmina Burana detailsmap

Saturday 11 April

The Sixteen, 7.30pm, Victoria, Jpsquin, Allegri, Anerio details at Snape Maltingsmap

Aldeburgh Voices, 2pm, James MacMillan: Stabat Mater details at Orford Church, map

Sunday 12 April

Snape Maltings, Britten Sinfonia, 3pm, Bach: St Matthew Passion detailsmap

Wednesday 15 April

Headgate Theatre Colchester, 7.30pm, Piano Divas/The Music's On Me,, Wendy Kirkland Quartet detailsmap

Sunday 19 April

Kingfisher Ensemble, 2.45pm, Piano Trios details at Lion Walk Church, Colchester, map

Lavenham Sinfonia, 7pm, Mahler, Gounod, Dvorak details at Lavenham Church, map

Music in Felixstowe, 3pm, Come And Sing Handel’s Messiah details at St John the Baptist Church, map, 1 pm for singers' rehearsal

Wethersfield Chamber Concerts, 4pm, Savitri Grier, Violin; Yundu Wang, Piano details at Wethersfield Church, Wethersfield, Braintreee, map

Wethersfield Chamber Concerts, 4pm, Jamal Aliyev, Cello; Jāms Coleman Piano,, Beethoven, Rachmaninov, David Popper, Tchaikovsky, Cesar Franck details at Wethersfield Church, Wethersfield, Braintreee, map

Wednesday 22 April

Music in Felixstowe, 11.30am, The Ward Piano Trio -, Mendelssohn, Beethoven details at Orwell Hotel, map

Friday 24 April

Snape Maltings, 7.30pm, Mitsuko Uchida, piano, plays Mozart, Beethoven detailsmap

Saturday 25 April

Kelvedon Singers, 7pm, Hummel's Mass in D, and Bach, Handel, Howells, Byrd. details at Kersey Parish Church, Suffolk

Lexden Choral Society, with Eastern Swing, 7.30pm, Commemoration of the second world war;, includes Rutter Bernstein and wartime songs - linked to a concert on 7 Nov details at St Botolph's, Colchester, map

Nayland ChoirTraditional songs from the British Isles,, with piano, harp and flute. details at Nayland Village Hall, map, music workshop in the afternoon

Trianon Music Group, 7.30pm, Beethoven, Elgar, Brahms details at Ipswich Corn Exchangemap

Sunday 26 April

il pomo d’oro with Franco Fagioli, countertenor, 3pm, Handel, Vinci details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Kingfisher Sinfonietta, 3pm, Dvorak: Romance and Beethoven: Symphony no.1 details at The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth, map

Pimlott Foundation, 7pm, Charity Opera Soiree in aid of Wilson's Disease details at Old House, Great Horkesley, map

Wednesday 29 April

Dyad Productions, 7.30pm, I, Elizabeth,, the queen aged 25, in 1568. Written & performed by Rebecca Vaughan details at The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, map

Saturday 2 May

London Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm, Bach, Busoni, with Igor Levit, piano and Sir Antinio Pappano, conductor details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Ipswich Bach Choir, 7.30pm, Dvorak: Stabat Mater details at St Michael's Church, Martlesham Heath

University of Essex Choir, with London Handel Orchestra, 7.30pm, Bach: Mass in B Minor details at Snape Maltingsmap

Sunday 3 May

Braintree Male Voice Choir, 7.30pm, Concert details at St Peter's Church, Sudbury, map

Tuesday 5 May

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Christine Stevenson, piano, tea, coffee, rolls and biscuits from 12.20pm details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 9 May

Colchester Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm, Beethoven and Brahms details at St Botolph'smap

Community Light Orchestra details at Hadleigh Church, map

Sunday 10 May

Wethersfield Chamber Concerts, 4pm, Ben Goldscheider, Horn; Richard Uttley, Piano details at Wethersfield Church, Wethersfield, Braintreee, map

Wethersfield Chamber Concerts, 4pm, Ben Goldscheider, Horn; Richard Uttley Piano details at Wethersfield Church, Wethersfield, Braintreee, map

Tuesday 12 May

Pimlott Foundation, 7pm, Mahler: 2nd Symphony Grieg: Piano Concerto , both arr for 2 pianos details at Royal Hospital School, Ipswich, map

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, David Poulter, Organ details, Ipswich, map

Thursday 14 May

Pimlott Foundation, 7pm, Mahler: 2nd Symphony Grieg: Piano Concerto , both arr for 2 pianos, with Emiliano Ramniceanu, Christiane Behn and Daniela Bechly details at Old House, Great Horkesley, map

Saturday 16 May

Britten Sinfonia, with Alison Balsom (trumpet), 7.30pm, Purcell, Scarlatti, Birtwistle, Ligeti details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Bury Bach Choir, 7pm, Handel: Messiah details at Bury St Edmunds Cathedralmap

Eye Bach Choir, 7.30pm, Fauré Requiem and Poulenc Gloria details at Eye Church, map

Ipswich Chamber Choir, 6.30pm, Music inspired by the British folk song details at St Andrew's Church, Rushmere, map

St Botolph's Music Society, 7.30pm, Hervey Benham Memorial Trust Concert details, Colchester, map

Wolsey Orchestra, 7.30pm, Mendelssohn, Grieg, MacCunn, Shostakovich details at Ipswich Corn Exchangemap

Sunday 17 May

Clacton Choral Society, 6.30pm, Choral Evensong details at St James's Church, map

Tuesday 19 May

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Ipswich School Music Scholars details, Ipswich, map

Friday 22 May

Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society, 7.30pm, Bond An Unauthorised Parody, written and Performed by Gavin Robertson details at Theatre Royal Burymap

Saturday 23 May

Theatre Royal Bury, 7.30pm, Greg Byron Stand Up Poet,, Gavin Robertson details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Sunday 24 May

Prometheus Orchestra, Chamber Ensemble, 4pm, Beethoven, Martinu details at Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh, map

Saffron Hall, 3pm, John Lill, piano, plays Beethoven sonatas details, Saffron Walden, map

Monday 25 May

Suffolk Villages Festival, 6pm, Handel: Theodora-, soloists, Psalmody & Essex Baroque Orchestra details at Hadleigh Churchmap

Tuesday 26 May

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Dan Joy tenor and William Saunders, piano details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 30 May

Cantus FirmusA pilgrimage of song details at Chevington to Bury St Edmunds Cathedral

Tuesday 2 June

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Brenda Dykes, flute and Christopher Moore, piano details, Ipswich, map

Sunday 7 June

West Bergholt Concert Band, 2.30pm, Concert details at Flatford Mill, East Bergholt, map

Tuesday 9 June

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Thomas Hawkes, organ details, Ipswich, map

Friday 12 June

Berliner Philarmoniker Orchestra - live link, 6.30pm, Season Finale-, Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C minor details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Saturday 13 June

Ipswich Choral Society, with Holbrook Choral Society and RHS School Holbrook, 7.30pm, Verdi: Requiem; details at Royal Hospital School, map

Pimlott FoundationSummer Concert, to 14 Jun details at Old House, Great Horkesley, map

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm, Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending, Mendelssohn: Violin Concer, With Thomas Gould, Violin details at Ely Cathedral, map

Witham Choral Society, 7.30pm, Come and sing: music by Gilbert & Sullivan! Music from Pirates of Penzance and Iolanthe. details at United Reform Church, map

Sunday 14 June

Cantus Firmus, 7.30pm, Sing 1000,, A journey through 1000 years of church music, details at Bury St Edmunds Cathedralmap

Lavenham Sinfonia, 7pm, Beethoven: violin Concerto details at Lavenham Church, map

Tuesday 16 June

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Melanie Woodcock, cello details, Ipswich, map

Thursday 18 June

Marenzio Singers, 7.30pm, Music from the Renaissance to the present day details at St Mary's Church Frinton, Frinton-on-Sea, map, buffet lunch from 12.30 pm

Saturday 20 June

Suffolk Sinfonia, 7.30pm, Beethoven, Brahms details at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, map

Sunday 21 June

Kingfisher Ensemble, 2.45pm, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert details at The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth, map

Tiptree Choral SocietyProm in the Barn details at Layer Marney

Tuesday 23 June

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Matthew Heyburn, piano Matthew Heyburn, piano details, Ipswich, map

Thursday 25 June

Kingfisher Ensemble, 1.15pm, Mozart, Brahms details at St Mary's Church Frinton, Frinton-on-Sea, map

Friday 26 June

Colchester Choral SocietyGilbert and Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance, exerpts details at Dedham Assembly Rooms, map

Saturday 27 June

Bishop’s Stortford & Barnet Choral Societies, 7.30pm, Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Ipswich Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm, Summer Concert details at Ipswich Corn Exchangemap

Stour Choral Society, 6.15pm, Concert details at Old Hall Chapel, East Bergholt, map

Sunday 28 June

Tiptree Choral Society, 7.30pm, Children's Prom in the Barn details at Layer Marney

Tuesday 30 June

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Jonas Stonku accordion Jonas Stonkus, accordion details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 4 July

Colchester Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm, American programme., Copland,Gershein,Bernstein, Barber details at St Botolph'smap

Marenzio Singers, 7.30pm, Harmony and Hampers-, music for a summer evening details at Haye Cottage Fingringhoe, Essex

Pasadena Roof Orchestra, 7.30pm, Summer concert details at Ickworth House, Horringer, map

Phoenix Singers, 7pm, Gilbert and Sullivan: Trial by Jury,, selection of arias and Choruses details at Framlingham College, map

Sunday 5 July

Bury St Edmunds Friendly OrchestraSummer concert details at Ashlar House, map

Concerts at Cratfield, 3pm, Katya Apekisheva and Charles Owen,, piano solos and duets details at Cratfield Church, map

Kingfisher Sinfonietta, 3pm, Programme in preparation details at The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth, map

Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra, 3pm, Peter and the Flu, with Frank Burnet, narrstor and author of the text details at Saffron Hallmap

Tuesday 7 July

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, William Saunders, organ Jonas Stonkus, accordion details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 11 July

Saffron Walden Choral Society, 7.30pm, Karl Orff: Carmina Burana, details at Saffron Hallmap

St Botolph's Music Society, 7.30pm, Brahms details, Colchester, map

West Bergholt Concert Band, 7.30pm, concert details at Coggeshall Church, map

Tuesday 14 July

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Gretel Dowdeswell, piano Jonas Stonkus, accordion details, Ipswich, map

Thursday 16 July

Bury St Edmunds Friendly Orchestra, 6pm, "Carnival of the Animals” theme, with children singing details at All Saints Churchmap

Saturday 18 July

Anglia Baroquelunchtime concert details at Lawford Church, map

Sunday 19 July

Concerts at Cratfield, 3pm, Fitzroy String Quartet details at Cratfield Church, map

Tuesday 21 July

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Oliver Pigram, clarinet Jonas Stonkus, accordion details, Ipswich, map

Sunday 26 July

Kingfisher Ensemble, 2.45pm, Annual Summer Serenade details at Lion Walk Church, Colchester, map

Tuesday 28 July

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, William Dore, organ Jonas Stonkus, accordion details, Ipswich, map

Sunday 2 August

Concerts at Cratfield, 3pm, Busch Trio details at Cratfield Church, map

Thursday 6 August

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, 7.30pm details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Tuesday 11 August

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, George Cook, voice Jonas Stonkus, accordion details, Ipswich, map

Sunday 16 August

Concerts at Cratfield, 3pm, Tamsin Waley-Cohen violin & Huw Watkins piano details at Cratfield Church, map

Tuesday 18 August

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, William Saunders, organ & Joel Cooper, trumpet Jonas Stonkus, accordion details, Ipswich, map

Friday 21 August

Aurora Orchestra, 7.30pm, Beethoven Symphony No.7, (from memory) details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map

Tuesday 25 August

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Adam Chillingworth, organ Jonas Stonkus, accordion details, Ipswich, map

Sunday 30 August

Concerts at Cratfield, 3pm, Zemlinsky Quartet details at Cratfield Church, map

Tuesday 1 September

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Duke Dobing & Caroline Finlay, Flute & Piano details, Ipswich, map

Sunday 6 September

Essex Chamber Orchestra, 7.30pm, Brahms, Sibelius details at Ingatestone & Fryerning Community Centre, Ingatestone, map

Pimlott Foundation, 5pm, Duoaccosphere,, Accordion Duo details at Old House, Great Horkesley, map

Tuesday 8 September

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, David Newsholme, organ details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 12 September

Concerts at Cratfield, 10.30am, Carducci String Quartet -, Beethoven Day details at Cratfield Church, map, and 1.45 pm and 4.15pm

Trianon Music Group, 7.30pm, Ipswich Prom details at Ipswich Corn Exchangemap

Sunday 13 September

Concerts at Cratfield, 3pm, Carducci String Quartet and Julian Bliss, clarinet-, Mozart, Wwbwe, Drorak details at Cratfield Church, map

Tuesday 15 September

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Kathryn Parry, violin details, Ipswich, map

Sunday 20 September

Lavenham Sinfonia, 7pm, Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 details at Lavenham Church, map

Tuesday 22 September

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Jonathan Hanley & Gavin Roberts, voice details, Ipswich, map

Tuesday 29 September

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Mary Pells, cello details, Ipswich, map

Tuesday 6 October

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, Andrew Leach, piano details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 10 October

Prometheus Orchestra, 7.30pm, Beethoven details at Snape Maltingsmap

Tuesday 13 October

St Mary-le-Tower Church, 1.10pm, William Baldry, organ details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 17 October

Colchester Symphony Orchestra, with Ben Vonberg- Clark, tenor, 7.30pm, Benjsmin Britten details at St Botolph'smap

Saturday 24 October

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm, Dvorak: New World Symphony, and World Premier of Paul Carr: Into The Light details at Bury St Edmunds Cathedralmap

Saturday 7 November

Tiptree Choral SocietyKarl Jenkins - The Armed Man., and 'War Story', music with a narrator. details at St Luke's church Tiptree, map

Sunday 8 November

Pimlott Foundation, 5pm, Milena Simovic, viola details at Old House, Great Horkesley, map

Friday 13 November

Lexden Choral Society, with the Kingfisher Sinfonia, 7.30pm, Commemoration of the second world war;, ith audience participation details at St Botolph's, Colchester, map

Saturday 14 November

Bury Bach Choir, 7.30pm, Beethoven: Mass in C details at Bury St Edmunds Cathedralmap

West Bergholt Concert Band, 7.30pm, Concert details

Saturday 21 November

Hadleigh Choral SocietyDvorįk: Requiem details at Hadleigh Church, map

Ipswich Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm, Autumn Concert details at Ipswich Corn Exchangemap

Suffolk Sinfonia, 7.30pm, Sibelius, Rodrigo details at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, map

Saturday 28 November

Ipswich Choral Society, 7.30pm, Autumn concert details

Saturday 5 December

Colchester Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm, CSO wind details at St Botolph'smap

Sunday 6 December

Clacton Choral Society, 7pm, Rutter: Feel the Spirit and Bullard: A Light in the Stable details at St James's Church, map

Saturday 12 December

Phoenix Singers, 7pm, Bach: Christmas Oratorio details at Framlingham Church, map

Saturday 16 January

Colchester Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm, Music for dancing! details at St Botolph'smap

Saturday 13 March

Bury Bach Choir, 7.30pm, Rutter: Gloria - plus other music details at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, map

Colchester Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm, French Music details at St Botolph'smap

Saturday 27 March

Phoenix Singers, 7pm, Bach: Christ lag in Todesbanden; Stainer Crucifixion details at Framlingham Church, map

Saturday 17 April

Ipswich Choral Society, 7.30pm, Easter Oratorio details at Ipswich

Saturday 24 April

Phoenix SingersMendelssohn, Elgar, Vaughan Willams details at Snape Maltingsmap

Bury St Edmunds Festival

Thursday 14 May

Bury Festival 2020 rhursdat 14 to 24 May, Selection od eventslisted; seer more details on Festival website details at Various venues

Frinton Festival

Friday 22 May

Frinton Festival Friday 22 to Monday 25 May 2020, Click details for full programme details at at various venues

Aldeburgh Festival

Friday 12 June

73rd Festival: Friday 12 – Sunday 28 June 2020, Some highlights listed, see website for full programme details at Snape Maltings, and other venues, map

, 7.30pm, Opening Concert, with Britten Sinfonia details at Bury St Edmunds Art Gallerymap

Monday 15 June

, 4pm, Four Quartets Doric Quartet, TS Eliot and Beethoven, to 16 Jun details at Snape Maltingsmap

Wednesday 17 June

, 7.30pm, Tenebrae details at Ely Cathedral, map

Thursday 18 June

, 7.30pm, Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra:, Wagner, Birtwistle details at Snape Maltingsmap

Friday 19 June

, 7.30pm, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra:, Britten Piano Concerto details at Snape Maltingsmap

, 4pm, Sophie Bevan , soprno and Ryan Wigglesworth, piano, Songs of Love details at Snape Maltingsmap

Saturday 20 June

, 7pm, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra details at Snape Maltingsmap

, 2.30pm, Piatti Quartet and Friends details at Snape Maltingsmap

Sunday 21 June

, 7pm, Britten: War Requiem:, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra details at Snape Maltingsmap

Monday 22 June

, 7.30pm, Doric Quartet & Friends details at Snape Maltingsmap

Wednesday 24 June

, 7.30pm, Joyce DiDonato: Songplay, Baroque arias and standards from the Great American Songbook details at Snape Maltingsmap

Friday 26 June

, 7.30pm, Knussen Chamber Orchestra details at Snape Maltingsmap

, 9pm, The Gesualdo Six details at Blythburgh Church, map

Saturday 27 June

, 7.30pm, Hagen Quartet:, Beethoven details at Snape Maltingsmap

Sunday 28 June

, 5pm, BBC Symphony Orchestra & Julia Bullock, soprano details at Snape Maltingsmap

Suffolk Villages Festival

Sunday 14 June

, 3.30pm, Musical Tea Party details at Dedham Assembly Rooms, map

Friday 28 August

2020 Festival Friday 28 to Monday 31 August 2020 details

Harwich Festival

Saturday 25 July

, 7.30pm, Harwich Festival 2020 25th June – 5th July. details at at various venues


Wednesday 19 February

Regent Theatre Ipswich, 7.30pm, Puccini: La Bohčme -, Opera & Ballet International, an Ellen Kent production with Elena Dee the Korean soprano detailsmap

Friday 21 February

Children’s Theatre Company, 7pm, Bugsy Malone, to 22 Feb details at New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, map

Saturday 22 February

Brantham Amateur Theatrical Society, 7.30pm, Anything Goes, based on P G Wodehouse's novel details at Brantham Village Hall, Manningtree, map

Monday 24 February

New Wolsey Theatre at various times, Once, to 29 Feb details, Ipswich, map

Saturday 29 February

Metropolitan Opera New York - live link, 5.40pm, Handel: Agrippina details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Thursday 5 March

Theatre Royal Bury, - Total Productions, 7.30pm, Streisand.the Music.the Lady.the Legend - details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Thursday 12 March

English Touring Opera, 7.30pm, Mozart: Cosģ fan tutte, to 13 Mar details at Snape Maltingsmap

Friday 13 March

KATS Youth Theatre, 1pm, Olivia!, by Malcolm Sircom, to 14 Mar details at Headgate Theatre, Colchester, map, and at 5pm

Saturday 14 March

English Touring Opera, 7.30pm, Handel: Giulio Cesare details at Snape Maltingsmap

Metropolitan Opera New York - live link, 5.40pm, Wagner: Der Fliegende Hollander details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Regent Theatre Ipswich, 7.30pm, Puccini: Madama Butterfly detailsmap

Tuesday 17 March

Royal Opera House - live link, 7.15pm, Beethoven: Fidelio details at Odeon Colchestermap, and on 1 April at 2 pm and at Firstsite

Tuesday 31 March

Irving Stage Company, 7.30pm, Chicago, to 4 Apr at Theatre Royal Bury, Bury St Edmunds, map

Friday 3 April

Enchanted Entertainment, 6pm and matinee, The Wizard of Oz -, pantomime version details at Regent Theatre, Ipswich, map

Saturday 11 April

Metropolitan Opera New York - live link, 5.55pm, Puccini: Tosca details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Tuesday 21 April

Royal Opera House - live link, 7pm, Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci, details at Firstsite, Colchester, map, and on 26 April at 2 pm

Thursday 23 April

The Minories Galleries, 6pm, Virtuoso Guitar Vincent Lindsey-clark , Virtuoso Guitar 23 Thu 2020 Virtuoso Guitar At The Minories Presents: Vincent Lindsey-clark In Concert @ The Minories Galleries details at The Minories art gallery, Colchester, map

Tuesday 28 April

English Touring Opera, 7.30pm, Mozart: Cosģ fan tutte details at Cambridge Arts Theatremap

Wednesday 29 April

English Touring Opera, 7.30pm, Mozart: Cosģ fan tutte details at Cambridge Arts Theatremap

Thursday 30 April

English Touring Opera, 7.30pm, Handel: Giulio Cesare details at Cambridge Arts Theatremap

Friday 1 May

English Touring Opera, 7.30pm, Mozart: Cosģ fan tutte details at Cambridge Arts Theatremap

Saturday 2 May

English Touring Opera, 7.30pm, Handel: Giulio Cesare details at Cambridge Arts Theatremap

Friday 8 May

Odeon Colchester, 7pm, VE Day 75 Live From The Royal Albert Hall detailsmap

Saturday 9 May

Metropolitan Opera New York - live link, 5.55pm, Donizetti: Maria Stuarda details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Tuesday 12 May

Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society, 7.30pm, Annie, to 16 May details at Theatre Royal Burymap

Thursday 18 June

Royal Opera House - live link, 7.45pm, Richard Strauss: Elektra, details at Firstsite, Colchester, map, and on 21 June at 2 pm and at Odeon Colchester

Sunday 13 September

Saffron Opera Group, 2.30pm, Wagner: Tannhäuser details at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, map


Tuesday 25 February

Royal Ballet - live link, 7.15pm, The Cellist / Dances At A Gathering details at Odeon Colchestermap and at Firstsite

Thursday 5 March

Russian State Ballet & Orchestra of Siberia, 7.30pm, The Nutcracker details at Regent Theatre, Ipswich, map

Friday 6 March

Russian State Ballet & Orchestra of Siberia, 7.30pm, Sleeping Beauty -, Opera & Ballet International details at Regent Theatre, Ipswich, map

Saturday 7 March

Russian State Ballet & Orchestra of Siberia, 7.30pm, Swan Lake details at Regent Theatre, Ipswich, map

Wednesday 25 March

Ballet Theatre UK, 7pm and matinee, Giselle, to 26 Mar details at Theatre Royal Bury, Bury St Edmunds, map

Wednesday 1 April

Royal Ballet - live link, 7.15pm, Swan Lake details at Firstsite, Colchester, map and at Odeon Colchester

Tuesday 21 April

Royal Opera House - live link, 7pm, Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci details at Odeon Colchestermap

Saturday 2 May

Co-op Juniors Theatre Co, Andrew Lloyd Webber: Cats, to 24 May details at Snape Maltingsmap

Thursday 28 May

Royal Ballet - live link, 7.15pm, The Dante Project, details at Firstsite, Colchester, map, and on 31 May at 2 pm and at Odeon Colchester


Thursday 13 February

Theatre Arts Society, 7.30pm, Tom Stoppard: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, to 14 Feb details at Lakeside Theatre, Colchester, map

The Quay Theatre Sudbury, 7.30pm, Buzzing,, a comedy drama detailsmap

Tuesday 18 February

Theatre Royal Bury, 6.30pm, The Little Prince,, based on the story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Thursday 20 February

Eastern Angles Theatre Company, with Matthew Linley Creative Projects and the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, 7.45pm, The Ballad Of Maria Marten -, story of a Suffolk murder, to 22 Feb details at New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, map

National Theatre - live link, 7pm, Cyrano de Bergerac details at Firstsite, Colchester, map, and at 2 pm on 8 and 9 March and at Lakeside Theatre and at Odeon Colchester

Friday 21 February

Theatretrain, Colchester, 7pm, A Night at the Musicals, - young actors/ singers, to 22 Feb details at Headgate Theatre, Colchester, map

Saturday 22 February

Theatre Royal Bury, Immersion Theatre, 5pm, Rapunzel,, tongue-in-cheek retelling of the fairy story, to 23 Feb details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Monday 24 February

Protocol Theatre, 7.45pm, Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, to 29 Feb details at Headgate Theatre, Colchester, map

Theatre Royal Bury, 7.30pm and matinee, Jeeves & Wooster In Perfect Nonsense,, one man show, to 26 Feb details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Tuesday 25 February

Lakeside Theatre Colchester, 7.45pm, Immaculate, By Oliver Lansley, to 26 Feb detailsmap

Thursday 27 February

Eclipse Theatre & Belgrade Theatre Coventry, 7.30pm, The Gift,, to 29 Feb details at Theatre Royal Bury, Bury St Edmunds, map

Theatre Temoin, 7.30pm, Feed details at Lakeside Theatre, Colchester, map

Project Liber, 7pm, Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, by Sam Steiner, to 29 Feb details at Headgate Theatre, Colchester, map

Bury Theatre Workshop, 7.30pm, David Mamet: Speed The Plow, to 29 Feb details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map

Tuesday 3 March

Lakeside Theatre Colchester, 7.45pm, Double Bill: Sincerely Yours/happy Thoughts For Rainy Days, to 4 Mar detailsmap

New Wolsey Theatre at various times, Alan Ayckbourn: Absurd Person Singular, to 7 Mar details, Ipswich, map

Sudbury Dramatic Society, 7.45pm, For Services Rendered, to 7 Mar details at The Quay Theatremap

Wednesday 4 March

Lakeside Theatre Colchester, 7.30pm, No Sweat, Written and directed by Vicky Moran detailsmap

Theatre Royal Bury, 7.30pm, In Loyal Company,, true story of missing World War II soldier Arthur Robinson, written and performed by his great-nephew David William Bryan. details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Friday 6 March

Uproar Theatre, 7.30pm, Mother/land, by Eilish Mullane at Headgate Theatre, Colchester, map

Tuesday 10 March

Gecko and Mind the Gap co-production, 7pm and matinee, A Little Space, to 11 Mar details at New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, map

Theatre Royal Bury, 7.30pm, Quality Street,, J M Barrie's farce -Northern Broadsides, to 14 Mar details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Wednesday 11 March

Lakeside Theatre Colchester, 7.30pm, Room Service,, a farce by Arran Wylde-Eccles, to 12 Mar detailsmap

Thursday 12 March

Joshua Beaumont Company, 7.30pm, Undermined, a play about the 1984 miners' strike details at The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, map

Tuesday 17 March

New Wolsey Theatre, - Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch in partnership with the National Theatre., 7.30pm, Shakespeare: Macbeth, to 21 Mar details, Ipswich, map

Wednesday 18 March

The Rejects Theatre Company, 7.45pm and matinee, Abigail's Party, by Mike Leigh, to 21 Mar details at Headgate Theatre, Colchester, map

Theatre Royal Bury, 7.30pm, Harpy,, One woman performance by Sue Pollard details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Thursday 19 March

Mercury Theatre Cochester, 7.30pm and matinee, Borders, by Henry Naylor, to 28 Mar details at The Old Library, West Stockwell Street Colchester CO1 1HF

Wednesday 25 March

New Wolsey Theatre at various times, Oliver Twist, A New Adaptation From Charles Dickens By Bryony Lavery, to 4 Apr details, Ipswich, map

Monday 30 March

Gallery Players, 7.45pm and matinee, Shakespeare: Macbeth, to 4 Apr details at Sir John Mills Theatre, Ipswich, map

Wednesday 1 April

Headgate Theatre Colchester, 7.45pm, The Diary of Anne Frank,, dramatised by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, to 4 Apr detailsmap

Tuesday 7 April

Headgate Theatre Colchester, 7.30pm, Strictly Sherlock, by Jonathan Goodwin (based on characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle) detailsmap

Thursday 9 April

Theatre Royal Bury Young Company, 7pm, Oliver Twist -, to 11 Apr details at Theatre Royal Bury, Bury St Edmunds, map

Saturday 11 April

Headgate Theatre Colchester, 8pm, Voices In Her Head, Trish Dunn, the American comic/ventriloquist detailsmap

Monday 13 April

Middle Ground Theatre Co at various times, Agatha Christie: A Murder Is Announced, Adapted For The Stage By Leslie Darbon, to 18 Apr at New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, map

Tuesday 14 April

Theatre Royal Bury, 7.30pm, Lady Chatterley’s Lover,, after D H Lawrence's novel -Titled Wig Productions, to 18 Apr details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Thursday 16 April

Quay Productions, 7.30pm, Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None,, with the original novel's 1939 ending, adapted as a new version of the play in 2015, to 18 Apr details at The Quay Theatre, Sudbury, map

Monday 20 April

Eastern Angles Theatre Company, 7.45pm, Red Skies,, a fictional meeting between Arthur Ransome and George Orwell, to 25 Apr details at Sir John Mills Theatre, Ipswich, map

Tuesday 21 April

New Wolsey Theatre at various times, Private Peaceful, by Michael Morpurgo, to 25 Apr details, Ipswich, map

Theatre Royal Bury, - Out of Joint, 7.30pm, The Glee Club,, to 25 May details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Wednesday 22 April

Dedham Players, 7.30pm, 50 Glorious Years,, a medley of sketches, songs, poems and prose, to 25 Apr details at Dedham Assembly Rooms, map

Tuesday 28 April

London Classic Theatre, 7.30pm, Alan Ayckbourn: Absurd Person Singular -, to 2 May details at Theatre Royal Bury, Bury St Edmunds, map

Wednesday 29 April

Headgate Theatre Colchester, 7.45pm and matinee, Jumpy, by April de Angelis, to 2 May detailsmap

Royal Shakespeare Company - live link, 7pm, Shakespeare: King John details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Thursday 30 April

Lakeside Theatre Colchester, 7.30pm, Oedipus Electronica, Created and performed by Pecho Mama and Essex University students detailsmap

Thursday 21 May

National Theatre - live link, 7.30pm, The Welkin details at Firstsite, Colchester, map, and on 7 June at 2 pm and at Odeon Colchester and at Lakeside Theatre

Tuesday 26 May

Lakeside Theatre Colchester, 7.45pm, Double Bill: The Easy Fix/ Moments In Ottery Care Home, to 27 May detailsmap

Wednesday 10 June

Royal Shakespeare Company - live link, 7pm, Shakespeare: The Winter’s Tale details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Thursday 11 June

Theatre Royal Bury, - Oddsocks Productions, 7.30pm, Shakespeare: The Comedy Of Errors -, to 13 Jun details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Wednesday 17 June

Bury Theatre Workshop, 7.30pm, Tom Jones,, based on Henry Fielding's novel, to 20 Jun details at Theatre Royal Bury, Bury St Edmunds, map

Tuesday 30 June

Theatre Royal Bury, Irving Stage Company, 7.30pm, Agatha Christie: Murder On The Nile -, to 4 Jul details, Bury St Edmunds, map

Sunday 12 July

Stanley Hall, 12.30pm, Shakespeare: Macbeth details, Halstead, map

Wednesday 15 July

Royal Shakespeare Company - live link, 7pm, Shakespeare: The Comedy of Errors details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Tuesday 21 July

Bury Theatre WorkshopShakespeare: Twelfth Night, to 25 Jul details at Bury St Edmunds Abbey, in the Gardens, map

Thursday 10 September

Bury Theatre WorkshopIbsen: A Doll's House, to 12 Sep details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map

Wednesday 23 September

Royal Shakespeare Company - live link, 7pm, Shakespeare: Pericles details at Firstsite, Colchester, map

Friday 9 October

Bury Theatre WorkshopEdith In The Dark, -about the children's authot Edith Nesbit, to 10 Oct details at Guildhall, Bury St Edmunds, map

Thursday 12 November

Bury Theatre WorkshopThe Curious Savage, - a comedy, to 14 Nov details at Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, map


Wednesday 19 February

Dedham Films, 7.30pm, Pain And Glory., (2019) directed by Pedro Almodovar details at Assembly Rooms, map

Wednesday 18 March

Dedham Films, 7.30pm, Judy,, a story about Judy Garland details at Assembly Rooms, map

Wednesday 15 April

Dedham Films, 7.30pm, Knives Out,, tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie details at Assembly Rooms, map

Christmas music

Saturday 28 November

Stour Choral SocietyChristmas concert details

Tuesday 8 December

Bury St Edmunds Friendly OrchestraChristmas Concert details at All Saints Churchmap

Saturday 12 December

West Bergholt Concert Band, 7.30pm, Christmas Concert details at St Botolph's, Colchester, map

Wednesday 16 December

Phoenix Singers, 7pm, Community Carol Concert details at Framlingham Church, map

Saturday 19 December

Bury Bach Choir, 7.30pm, Christmas Music details at Lavenham Church, map

Christmas shows

Friday 27 November

Theatre Royal Bury, 7.30pm, Cinderella, to 17 Jan details, Bury St Edmunds, map


Friday 14 February

The Minories Galleries, 7.30pm, ‘My Bed’ The Story of Tracy Emin’s Iconic Art Piece, by Danae Brook details at The Minories art gallery, Colchester, map, and on Sat 15 Feb

Saturday 22 February

The Opera Experience, 7.30pm, The Whispering Trees : A wintertime myth told in song, with countertenor and piano details at The Minories art gallery, Colchester, map

Tuesday 7 April

Firstsite Colchester, 7.30pm, Easter in Art:, Exhibition on Screen detailsmap