We will be giving away 100 free tickets to under 18s again throughout next season.
It is hugely encouraging for the orchestra to find that there are so many enthusiastic supporters for classical music amongst the young people of Norfolk.
"Just occasionally we have the great good fortune to be involved in a truly special musical event. So it was when Nadine Benjamin joined me and the Norfolk Symphony Orchestra in Strauss’s Four Last Songs. She is, of course, an artist of rare quality whom we shall all be seeing much more of before long. However, something just went right, soloist and orchestra breathed as one, and St Nicholas Chapel in King’s Lynn was, for a short while, a very magical place to be. I can’t remember the last time I saw an audience so deeply moved – quiet applause, tears, yet a standing ovation!"