Festival Highlights

A new chamber opera by Harrison Birtwistle, resident ensembles including Mahler Chamber Orchestra and John Eliot Gardiner's Monteverdi Choir, Britten's Prince of the Pagodas and a celebration of Boulez at 90


Spring 2015

Including Easter Weekend with I Fagiolini, Aldeburgh Strings, Aldeburgh Winds and Solomon's Knot, Wayne McGregor and Random Dance, English Touring Opera, A Celebration of Schools' Music, new opera and Friday Lunchtime Concerts


Another amazing day of singing

Friday 28 November was the culmination of this year's Friday Afternoon's project, catch up with events and playback the live streams that went out on the day. 


Create your own John Cage happening online

Experience the joyful chaos of An Aldeburgh Musicircus in a whole new way with this online version created using live footage recorded on the day.


Spring 2015

Our Spring season of events


Friday Lunchtime Concerts

January – March



20 & 21 Feb: Snape Dances

Wayne MacGregor's Atomos


7 Mar: Belcea Quartet

Webern, Schubert, Brahms


9 - 14 Mar: A Celebration of Schools' Music

Young people’s music making


Easter Weekend 2015

Friday 3 – Saturday 4


3 April: Aldeburgh Strings

inc. Strauss Metamorphosen


4 April: Aldeburgh Winds

with Nicholas Daniel


4 April: Aldeburgh Voices

Brahms and Mendelssohn


4 April: I Faglioni

Schütz and Victoria


17 April: La bohème

ETO's new production


18 April: Shackleton's Cat

 ETO's new family opera


18 April: Donizetti - The Wild Man of the West Indies

New Opera


9 May: The Virtues of Things

A new opera from Matt Rogers


15 May: Belcea Quaret

Brahms, Haydn, Schoenberg

Latest news

Aldeburgh Festival 2015
Highlights of next year's Festival announced
Friday Afternoons - the Big Sing live stream on Friday 28 November
Looking back at an amazing day
Chances for choirs to sing in November
Free sheet music and resources for choirs from Friday Afternoons, and sing at the Aldeburgh Christmas Lights switch-on
A Celebration of Schools' Music 2015
Applications for schools to perform at Snape Maltings Concert Hall in March are now open
2014-15 Jerwood Opera Writing Foundation Course participants announced
Aldeburgh Music and the Jerwood Charitable Foundation are delighted to announce this year's Foundation Course participants.

Made in Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh Music is as much a retreat where artists can create new work as it is a venue. The organisation has new work at its heart and is one of the UK’s leading facilitators in music and other arts. Watch the most recent work created here below.

Faster Than Sound: Earthquake Mass

EXAUDI and Russell Haswell bring Brumel's 16th-century mass to shocking and awe-inspiring life at the 2014 Aldeburgh Festival. Find out more

An Aldeburgh Musicircus: the online experience

Mix your own John Cage happening at



Snape Proms and Autumn

See the Snape Proms and Autumn brochure online

Spring 2015

See the Spring 2015 Brochure Online