This year’s concert by the Harrogate Festival Chorus and Orchestra at Ampleforth Abbey takes place on Thursday August 24. Details below.
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The 2017 North York Moors Chamber Music Festival takes place from August 13 to 26, in ten churches across the region. Under the title “Arcadia”, the Festival offers eleven concerts conveying themes inspired by nature, adapted to the specific acoustics of each church. Three concerts are close by, in Helmsley, Lastingham and Pickering; the remainder […]
Harmonia Choir will give a concert in Lastingham Church, at 7.00 pm on Saturday July 8. The choir is a 60 strong all-female community choir based in Malton. It mostly sings in 3 or 4 parts, and performs a wide range of material from pop to gospel, choral to jazz and everything in-between. Led by […]
The Palace Cinema in Malton invites early booking for this popular July concert. Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in […]
The Upper School girls choir of Ampleforth College are giving a performance on Sunday March 26. This small concert will last about an hour and admission is free of charge, with a retiring collection also taking place. The choir will be singing the following: Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten along with Britten’s Missa Brevis, […]
This weekend you have a rare choice of two orchestral concerts, although both involve a bit of travelling: let’s hope the threat of snow doesn’t materialise. In Scarborough, the Symphony Orchestra will offer a programme entitled “A Youthful Outlook”, comprising: HAYDN – Symphony No.104, London DAVID HEATH – The Celtic Concerto: Jess Gillam saxophone (Finalist, […]
Handel’s Messiah is seasonal, of course, so if it’s your favourite piece of music, you are in luck, because you can hear it twice in the coming weekend. Following on from the performance at York Minster on Saturday December 10, Ampleforth Abbey is hosting a concert on Sunday December 11 where the work will be […]
York Minster Christmas Carol concerts are now sold out, but there is still a great line-up of concerts and services available this festive period. On Saturday December 10, the York Minster Choir will be joined by internationally renowned soloists for a special performance of Handel’s Messiah in the beautiful setting of York Minster’s Nave. The […]
Here’s an opportunity to hear the renowned Hallé Orchestra, without a trip to their home base in Manchester. The Halle will be performing in Leeds Town Hall on the evening of Saturday January 14. The programme is: Mozart – Symphony No 41 (Jupiter) Strauss – Horn Concerto No 1 Schumann – Symphony No 4 Markus […]
The annual concert at Ampleforth Abbey by the Choristers of Westminster Cathedral takes place this year on Friday October 7. Tickets are available now.
Harrogate Festival Chorus and Orchestra are giving a concert at Ampleforth Abbey on Thursday August 25. Otcenáš (Our Father) was written for four-part choir, tenor soloist, organ and harp, by Leos Janacek (1854-1928). Gioachino Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle (Little solemn mass) was written in 1863, with unusual scoring for voices, two pianos and harmonium. If […]
The Ryedale Festival introduces its 2016 season to York audiences with a Double Concert in York’s two great medieval halls, Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, and Merchant Taylors’ Hall, Aldwark. Two short contrasting concerts are performed twice; the audiences will change places either side of the interval. In the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, the Heath Quartet evoke […]
Ryedale Festival brings you an Easter treat of three additional concerts: Kosmos, April 1, Galtres Centre, Easingwold Music from around the globe performed by the brilliant Kosmos Ensemble – a group that is re-defining classical and world music. Sophisticated jazz glides magically into wild folk fiddling, emotive Jewish music into hot-blooded tango, Arabic and Turkish […]
Many of us look forward to the Town Band helping along our Christmas celebrations with carol concerts, both in the warm and dry, and out on the street. Here’s the schedule for this year’s events Doorstep Carols Small groups of bandsmen will be playing carols on our doorsteps, in the early evening, from 6.30 pm, […]
The training sections of the Town Band are giving a Christmas Concert this afternoon, Sunday 13th, at 2.30pm in All Saints Church. The concert is free and there will be a retiring collection, to be split between the church and the band. With apologies to the Town Band for the late posting of this […]
Nunnington Hall will shortly play host to three concerts by two popular solo artists in the same weekend. Yorkshire-based singer/songwriter Chris Helme, formerly of the post Stone Roses band ‘The Seahorses’, will be performing live on Friday December 4. Here’s a taster: And well-known and much loved British singer/ songwriter Nerina Pallot will be back […]
The Choir of York Minster will be joined by internationally renowned soloists this Christmas for a special performance of Handel’s Messiah in the beautiful setting of York Minster’s Nave, on December 12. This famous work was first performed in Dublin in 1742 and has since become one of the best-known and most popular English oratorios. […]
For our opening concert we are delighted to welcome back Blüthner-sponsored pianist, Yuki Negishi to perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.21, nicknamed ‘Elvira Madigan.’ This concerto is the perfect vehicle for Miss Negishi’s delicious sense of line and touch, particularly its sublime and ethereal 2nd movement. We open with Charles Ives’s most iconic work, The Unanswered […]
Ryedale Festival is taking a short break from planning next year’s events to offer a Christmas concert with a difference, at St Michael’s Church, Malton on December 4. “Sing We Jule” features Joglaresa, a group of six musicians and singers, who have been described as “early music’s bit of rough”! Comprising outstanding international performers from […]
The 36th season of the City of York Guildhall Orchestra promises to be one of the very best. The Orchestra will be welcoming five soloists spread across three concerts, continuing its series of Sibelius Symphonies along with Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony, three Rossini Overtures, Stravinski’s Firebird Suite, Mussorgski’s Pictures at an Exhibition, and concerti by Beethoven, […]
We hate to join the rush to advertise Christmas Things when it’s still only September, but we make an exception for the York Minster Carol Concerts which have widespread appeal – and tickets will sell out fast! Tickets for York Minster’s famous Christmas Carol Concerts go on sale next week. For many people, the spectacular […]
The Harrogate Festival Chorus and Orchestra will give their annual concert in Ampleforth Abbey on Thursday August 27.
Cinema Live has just announced that the “final concert ever” by Grateful Dead, taking place on Sunday July 5 in Chicago, will be broadcast live to cinemas world wide (slightly time adjusted, so the following day in the UK). This epic event, broadcast from Soldier Field in Chicago, will take place nearly 20 years to […]
York Guildhall Orchestra’s next concert, on Saturday May 16th, will feature four well-known and popular pieces of music, and an internationally acclaimed soloist. The Orchestra is delighted that Craig Ogden is joining them to play the hugely popular Guitar Concerto by Joaquin Rodrigo. Australian born, Craig is one of the most exciting artists of his […]
The Scarborough Symphony Orchestra continues its 2015 series with a concert entitled “A Nod to Sir Henry Wood” on Saturday May 9. The programme has five pieces: the world première of Paul Wilson’s “fig j”; Glière’s Concerto for Coloratura Soprano with Elaine Dave soprano; Danse Macabre by Saint-Saëns; Liadov ‘s The Enchanted Lake; and finally […]
Popular local choir The Chanticleer Singers are performing an Easter concert in Lastingham’s lovely atmospheric church on March 28. Having begun singing under the mantle of the Malton Singers, in 1975, the choir adopted the name Chanticleer Singers from the singing cockerel in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Current Director Jane Sturmheit joined them in 1977 when […]
For details of the programme for this concert, see our earlier post.
From the York Guildhall Orchestra: Our next concert by happens to fall February 14th, Valentine’s Day, so of course we could not pass up that opportunity. The concert will feature various pieces associated with joys and travails of unrequited love! Joining us will some wonderful young talent – Rebecca Taylor (piano), Céline Forrest (soprano) and […]
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