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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Shops, cafés & galleries

On site at Snape Maltings


Visual Art at Aldeburgh Festival

Emin, Collishaw & Ortega

Latest news

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
Aldeburgh Music and Suffolk Coastal District Council have announced a design competition to create an outdoor sculpture for children at Snape Maltings.
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.
'Grimes on the Beach' on BBC4
Aldeburgh Music’s unforgettable staging of Britten's Peter Grimes broadcast on Sunday 24 May, on iPlayer until Tuesday 23 June.

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. 



Aldeburgh Festival 2015

See the Aldeburgh Festival 2015 brochure online

Proms 2015

See the Spring 2015 Brochure Online