Norfolk and Norwich Festival: William Galinsky interview
6 March 2013 Last updated at 14:12 GMT
A 17-day festival of music, theatre and the arts, which aims to cement Norfolk's place as a "world-class cultural destination", promises to showcase a number of UK and world firsts.
Artistic director William Galinsky said the Norfolk and Norwich Festival would "inspire and delight".
The arts event, now in its 240th year, runs from 10 May.