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Wethersfield Music Festival, a free event with seven bands will be on Wethersfield playing field, on Saturday, June 2.

Volunteers are needed to help with Saffron Walden’s Fete de la Musique, on midsummer day, Sunday, June 24.

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Joanna Eden and the Chris Ingham Quartet present their show Jazz at the Movies at Saffron Hall on Friday, May 4.

Joanna Eden

A wide range of musicians have signed up to play at Saffron Walden’s free musical event, the Fete de la Musique on Sunday, June 24, where over 350 musicians will play at 10 venues across the town, celebrating Midsummer Day.

Saffron Walden County High School

So far, 62 music acts and 370 musicians have signed up to play at Saffron Walden’s Fete de la Musqique in Saffron Walden, a free festival of music with sounds all over the town on Midsummer Day, Sunday, June 24.

Joyce Frankland Academy

There may be a more amusing version of The Marriage of Figaro than this one from English Touring Opera, but I haven’t seen it and don’t expect to. This ingenious English translation by Jeremy Sams rhymes and it’s cheeky. When Antonio, the gardener describes seeing a man fall out a woman’s bedroom window and he’s asked where the is man now, he sings: “I don’t know, he buggered off.”

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The audience at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Wednesday, March 7, applauded and cheered for several minutes at the end of a performance of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff by the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Valery Polyansky with virtuoso pianist Valentina Lisita.

United States

Award-winning, international virtuoso violinist Nicola Benedetti is to be Saffron Hall’s first ever artist in residence.

After a break of four years, live music concerts are returning to Audley End House and tickets for the first in the series are on sale now.

United Kingdom

The ska band, Bad Manners will be at Cambridge Junction on Wednesday, December 6.

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