Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Yale Summer School of Music


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Concerts are held in the Music Shed, 20 Litchfield Road, Norfolk. CT.

FRI, August 12 | 8 pm

It’s About Time | Directions

This concert speaks to a composer’s use of time as an element of their works. Members of the Emserson String Quartet are joined by William Purvis, horn, and Norfolk Fellows.

RICHARD STRAUSS Sextet from Capriccio

GYÖRGY LIGETI Six Bagatelles

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Septet in in E-flat for Strings and Winds
Norfolk Gala

It's About Time | What's Old is New

This performance takes a look at how a twentieth century composer used old Baroque ideas and forms in their own music. Works for multiple pianos will be featured — including a rare opportunity to experience Bach's FOUR KEYBOARD Concerto.

Concerto for Two Keyboards and Strings in c minor

Concerto for Two Solo Pianos

Concerto for Four Keyboards and Strings in a minor
Free Events

Emerging Artist Series

Stellar concerts by the extraordinary Norfolk Fellows. Each week they bring their talent and enthusiasm to the Music Shed. Program chosen weekly and posted when available.

Thursday, 7:30 PM
Saturday, 10:30 AM

Summer 2022

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Welcome To Norfolk

It’s about time!  We are so excited to finally welcome you back into the Music Shed after two long years. The special relationship between the Festival Artists, Fellows, and our Norfolk supporters is one that we deeply appreciate.

The 2022 Season

Join us at the Music Shed in Connecticut’s glorious Litchfield Hills for a summer full of magnificent concerts and internationally acclaimed musicians.


Not able to make it to the Music Shed this summer?  Join us via livestream.

Your Gift Makes a Difference

Your support is critical now more than ever. Please consider making a contribution to Norfolk this year.

Concerts Anytime

Our 2021 Summer Season may have ended but remember, our digital concert hall is always open. Visit the Festival's YouTube channel to view a selection of past performances anytime.

Study at the Festival

Advanced instrumentalists, composers, choral singers, and conductors study and play alongside acclaimed Festival artists. Programs include a Chamber Music Session, New Music Workshop, and Chamber Choir + Choral Conducting Workshop. 

Musical Bridges

A multiyear project in which the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival commissions new works that place classical chamber music within a broader musical and cultural context.

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