Ely Sinfonia

Ely Sinfonia

Brahms Double Concerto 18 October 2014

Barbara & Raphael Wallfisch performing Brahms Double Concerto in Ely Cathdral

 Honorary President Raphael Wallfisch returns to perform with the orchestra for a third time. The orchestra is delighted to welcome not only Raphael, on ‘cello, but also his wife Elizabeth on violin. The programme will start with Smetana’s Vltava, followed by the Brahm’s Double Concerto for Violin and ‘Cello. We will finish with the ever popular Dvorak 8 Symphony. The concert date is Saturday 18 October 2014, only just one month away!

Tickets are available now from the Cathedral box office or the Ely Sinfonia publicity officer.

Amnesty International (Ely)

Amnesty International (Ely)

Film Screening : The Railway Man (15) & talk by John Lowe Saturday 20 September

7:00pm - 9:30pm

Starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. The extraordinary true story of Eric Lomax, a British army officer forced to work on the Thai-Burma railway during World War II. In 1995 he set out to meet one of his tormentors, Takashi Nagase. A powerful examination of how war damages both victors and the vanquished, and an uplifting story of survival, love and forgiveness. Film rating 15, contains upsetting scenes, duration 116 minutes.

As a very special addition to the evening, there is the opportunity to ask questions of 95-year-old John Lowe, a survivor of the Japanese Labour Camps, and to view his drawing of the camps.

All profits go to Amnesty International's human rights work.