Britten Weekend

24 - 26 October 2014

Two concerts from one of the world's most exciting new orchestras, Spira mirabilis, plus performances by Robert Murray, The Cardinall's Musick and Aldeburgh Brass


Aldeburgh Poetry Festival

Fri 7 - Sun 9 November

The best of today's poetry from every angle - 30 poets from six countries including, reading in the UK for the first time, Brazil's greatest living poet Adélia Prado. 


English Touring Opera

Fri 14 & Sat 15 Nov

ETO teams up with period orchestra the Old Street Band for another season of baroque splendour, in new productions of two operas by Handel and Haydn.


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


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.


24-26 Oct: Britten Weekend

featuring Spira mirabilis


1 Nov: Faster Than Sound

The Chimes Hour


Friday Afternoons 2014

Sign up to sing on Nov 28


17 & 26 Oct: Solomon’s Knot

Hospital of Incurable Madness


Celebration of Schools' Music

Apply now for 2015


14 Nov: Life on the Moon

Haydn's comic opera from ETO


15 Nov: Ottone

ETO bring Handel to Snape


Christmas Spectacular!

13 – 21 December 2014

Latest news

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.
Maggi Hambling: War Requiem
Hambling's installation, combining portraits of victims of war with Britten's music, will be open 1 October - 4 November, with viewings by appointment.
Concert Hall viewing times
If you've never been into Snape Maltings Concert Hall, find out when you can get a free glimpse of one of the world's best-loved concert venues.
Creative Choices event
This event at Aldeburgh Music will give students in years 9-11 a look at careers in the creative and cultural industries.

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