News & Reviews
16 Oct 2021First concert since lockdown
It was a delight to be part of the audience at St Andrew’s Hall to hear the Academy of St Thomas’ concert, with energetic guest conductor, Christopher George.
The initial orchestral piece, the evocative “Serenade […]More
16 Oct 2021AST Returns this October
The Academy of St Thomas orchestra makes its comeback after the pandemic with a concert on Saturday 16 October in St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich.
After over 18 months of silence, the AST is delighted to […]More
13 Feb 2020Greek virtuoso violinist UK concerto debut in Norwich
The first concert of the AST 2020 season this March in Norwich, welcomes the Greek virtuoso violinist, Simos Papanas, to perform Saint-Saëns’ lyrical Violin Concerto No 3.
Simos, a truly international musician has performed with […]More
1 Jan 2013Pianist, Ashley Thorpe wins Norfolk Young Musician 2020
The Norfolk Young Musician 1st prize was awarded to the talented young pianist Ashley Thorpe from Norwich School.
The Norfolk Young Music Competition took place at the John Innes Conference Centre last weekend. Promoted by […]More
14 Oct 2019Playing of the highest quality
An attractive if somewhat unconventional programme drew a full house for the AST’s concert on Saturday, with playing of highest quality.
No overture, but straight into Beethoven’s 1st piano concerto, the distinguished soloist Piers Lane […]More