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The 2022 Season begins this Friday!

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Friday, July 1 | 7:30pm | Free Event

New Music Recital

A performance featuring world premieres by the Fellows of the New Music Workshop. Part of the Emerging Artist Series.
Wu Man, pipa virtuoso
Wednesday, July 6 | 7:30pm | Free Event

Musical Bridges

Wu Man―GRAMMY-nominated pipa virtuoso and founding member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road project―in a concert & discussion of a new work by celebrated composer Angel Lam.
Thursday, July 7 | 7:30 p.m. | Free Event

Emerging Artist Series

Stellar concerts by the extraordinary Norfolk Fellows. Each week they bring their talent and enthusiasm to the Music Shed.

Summer 2022

Explore what the Festival has to offer.

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.

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. 

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.

Your Gift Makes a Difference

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

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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