Sunday 20 November at 3pm

Wells Maltings

George Harliono, piano                                                         


SCHUBERT/LISZT Three songs by Schubert, transcribed by Franz Liszt

SCHUBERT Wanderer Fantasie D 760

BEETHOVEN Fantasia in G minor, Op.77

BRAHMS Variations on Theme by Paganini in A minor, Op.35

George Harliono was born in London in 2001. He studies with Vanessa Latarche, Head of Keyboard at the Royal College of Music and with Pascal Nemirovski at the Royal Birmingham Conservatory. He was a top prize winner at the Grand Piano Competition in Moscow in 2016.

This season George gives recitals at Wigmore Hall, the International Piano Series at the Royal Concert Hall Nottingham, St. David’s Hall Cardiff and Leeds Town Hall. He will also perform Liszt’s Concerto No.1 with the Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester conducted by Sebastian Weigle and returns to Moscow to perform Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto with the Musica Viva Orchestra conducted by Alexander Rudin.


Sunday 18 December at 3pm

Wells Maltings

Elizabeth Watts, soprano

Simon Lepper, piano


Composers and Their Muses

Elizabeth Watts introduces her new recital programme in Norfolk. It links composers with their muses: –

Debussy (Madame Vasnier & Mary Garden), Wagner (Mathilde Wesendonck), Richard Strauss (Pauline de Ahna, his wife), Martinu (Vitezslava Kaprálová)

DEBUSSY Ariettes Oubliées

WAGNER Wesendonck Lieder WWV.91

Richard STRAUSS Four songs including Morgen Op.27

MARTINU Five Songs

Elizabeth Watts is a great favourite in north Norfolk where she last appeared in the 2021 North Norfolk Music Festival. She was born in Norwich where she was a chorister at Norwich Cathedral. She shot to international fame when she won the song prize at the 2007 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition and later as winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Award in 2016. Since then, she has sung all over the world in opera, concerts and recitals. She sang at the Proms earlier this summer alongside Benjamin Appl, Another regular guest in Norfolk.

Simon Lepper plays regularly with the world’s leading singers, He has appeared in the last two NNMF Festivals, with Stephan Loges in 2021 and with James Atkinson this summer. 


A further four concerts in the NNMF Winter Series will take place on January 15th, February 12th, March 5th and April 30th, 2023  

Programmes online soon

The 18th North Norfolk Music Festival will take place Friday 11th - Friday 18th August 2023