Calendar

Jun
8
Sat
Uttlesforde Orchestra Summer Concert @ Saffron Walden Town Hall
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

On Saturday 8th June, Uttlesforde Orchestra will conclude its’ 2012/13 season with performances of Verdi’s Force of Destiny; Britten’s Violin Concerto; and Dvorak’s 6th Symphony.

The performance will take place in Saffron Walden Town Hall commencing at 7.30 p.m.  The soloist, Alex Redington, has developed an international reputation as the 1st violinist of the well recorded Doric String Quartet.   His playing has been described as “exuberant with lyrical charm” by Classical Source and “someone who makes it all look so easy” by The Strad.

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Soloist – Alex Redington

Alex’s performance will be wrapped by the Force of Destiny overture by Verdi, At the other end of the concert will be one of Dvorak’s lesser known Symphonies (No 6) full of Czech folk tunes.

Conductor – Richard Hull

Conductor – Richard Hull

Audiences for Uttlesforde’s performances have been growing and this is the climax of its music season promising to be an outstanding musical highlight.   Rob Furber, the orchestra’s secretary and business manager, says he “hopes the people of Saffron Walden will witness an exceptional performer during this year of Britten’s centenary”.

Verdi – Force Of Destiny
Britten – Violin Concerto
Dvorak – Symphony No 6

Conductor – Richard Hull
Leader – Sarah James

Soloist Alex Redington

Jan
21
Thu
Sculptor Ian Wolter talks about his work @ online
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Saffron Walden Arts Trust is offering you a chance to escape for an hour to the world of award-winning local sculptor, Ian Wolter. He will talk about his work, and the project which resulted in the Children of Calais sculpture, currently located in Dorset House Gardens (off Church Street). Finally, we will be given an exclusive peep into other sculpture projects which have emerged as a result of the Children of Calais. Join us for talk and virtual studio visit to find out more.

Ian Wolter is an artist who lives and works in Saffron Walden. Known for the diversity of his work, he has exhibited internationally, and is a recipient of the RomArt Sculpture Prize, Rome 2017; the Arte Laguna Prize, Venice 2016; and the Global Sustainability Art Prize, Cambridge 2015