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For 40 years, Themen, a surgeon, combined practising orthopaedic surgery with a career in music.

That included backing up Joe Cocker on his classic breakthrough hit, With a Little Help from My Friends (which earned Art a princely £15.75).

Music Scores from the good, the bad and the epic are promised when Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra play film favourites at Saffron Hall.

The band Chineke! the cellist Sheku Kenneh-Mason, who played at Harry and Meghan's wedding, trumpeter Alison Balsom - and violinist Nicola Benedetti are all part of the spring programme for Saffron Hall

Celebrated saxophonist Jess Gillam will play at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Thursday, January 31.

The concert continues the Boldfield Orchestral Series with the European Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Eva Stegeman. Tickets for people aged under 26 are just £5.

Vienna's annual New Year's concert is so famous around the world that tickets are given through a lottery system a year in advance, with best seats costing over a thousand Euros. Luckily, the Viennese tradition was recreated by the BBC Concert Orchestra at Saffron Hall on Saturday, January 4.

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