Celebrating music in all its diversity

This year we have more orchestras than ever before, outstanding folk musicians, country music and soul singers, contemporary and trad jazz, as well as chamber music, poetry and family events. 

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2 Aug: Miloš Karadaglić

Bach to Bossa Nova


5 Aug: Billy Bragg

Americana with an Essex twist


7 Aug: Taraf de Haïdouks

Romanian folk outlaws


9 & 10 Aug: Borodin String Quartet play Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky & Borodin


14 Aug: Edwin Sanz Salsa Orchestra with Alex Wilson


15 Aug: Gabrielle

Classic contemporary soul


19 Aug: The Swingles

50 years of vocal virtuosity


24 Aug: Close to You

Sinatra & Hollywood Quartet


25 Aug: Courtney Pine

Intimate ballads


27 Aug: Beth Nielsen Chapman

Singer-songwriter’s classics


Shops, cafés & galleries

On site at Snape Maltings


Art installations at Snape Maltings this summer

Emin, Collishaw & Ortega

Latest news

See what happened at the 2015 Aldeburgh Festival
Catch up with photos and news from the concerts in June
BBC Radio 3 broadcasts of Aldeburgh Festival concerts
See dates, times and links to listen again to all broadcasted concerts
Aldeburgh Festival reviews
See a list of all reviews from Aldeburgh Festival concerts.
Children's Viewing Sculpture Competition
Closing date approaches for competition to design an outdoor sculpture at Snape Maltings with £15,000 prize.
Friday Afternoons relaunches for 2015
A brand new song cycle for children by Nico Muhly, with grants of up to £2,000 to take part.

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.

EXAUDI Writing for Vocal Ensemble Course

The results of an intensive residential course led by Michael Finnissy and James Weeks

Pour un tombeau d'Anatole

Open Space residents Solomon's Knot put a concert of exquisite Baroque vocal and instrumental music together with video projections by Sven Werner. 



Proms 2015

See the Snape Proms 2015 Brochure Online

September 2015 - May 2016

See the Sept–2015 May-2016 Brochure Online