A celebration of music and place is at the heart of the Aldeburgh Festival 2023. Look forward to music familiar and new, five exhibitions, five films, two operas, a centenary celebration of the composer Ligeti, concert theatre and more, all set in the magical Suffolk landscape.
Roger Wright, Chief Executive, Britten Pears Arts commented, ‘The celebration of music and place has always been at the heart of the Aldeburgh Festival and as we reveal our plans for June 2023, we look forward to hearing music, familiar and new, in the unique surroundings and landscapes of Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh and other Suffolk settings. From the beginning, when the vision of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears created the festival with their friends back in 1948, composers and performers have always shaped the programme. We are delighted to welcome composers Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Cassandra Miller; pianist Pavel Kolesnikov and baritone and composer Roderick Williams as featured musicians. They have helped us curate the festival and their work runs like a shining thread through the programme. There is a wealth of music, talks, films and visual art on offer across the 17 days and we can’t wait for June.’