• Thalia
    EVENTS 18.07.14

    St Olave's Church, Mary gate

    Thalia Ensemble

    Bohemian-born Anton Reicha was a prolific and wide-ranging composer, a theorist and a friend of Haydn and Beethoven, but it is for his attractive and skilfully wrought chamber music for winds that he is known [...]

  • EVENTS 17.07.14

    The Quire, York Minster

    The Cardinall’s Musick

    Spain, Defender of the Faith: Masterpieces from the greatest Empire of the 16th century At its height Spain was the most powerful, the most influential and the richest country in 16th-century Europe, the primary defenders [...]

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    EVENTS 16.07.14

    NCEM, St Margaret's Church

    University of York Baroque Ensemble

    Baroque Celebrations The ever-popular University of York Baroque Ensemble appears once more at the Festival to celebrate the anniversaries of three Baroque composers. Carl Philip Emanuel, born 300 years ago, is represented by one of [...]

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    EVENTS 16.07.14

    NCEM, St Margaret's Church

    Maria Kiehr and Ariel Abromovich

    Andad pasiones, andad Although it is known that songs were sung to the accompaniment of the vihuela, or Spanish lute, in 15th-century Spain, no written examples survive. Ariel Abramovich’s painstakingly made reconstructions peel back the [...]

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    EVENTS 16.07.14

    St Botolph without Aldgate Aldgate High Street, EC3N 1AB

    Mie Ito Baroque Harp Recital with Roseanna Skikkun (Soprano)

    Mie Ito Baroque Harp Recital with Roseanna Skikkun (soprano) The programme will include Giulio Caccini (1545-1618) Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) Giovanni Maria Trabaci (1575-1647) Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger (1580-1651) Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643) Luigi Rossi (1597-1653) Johann Sebastian [...]

  • EVENTS 14.07.14

    The Quire, York Minster

    Ensemble Gilles Binchois with Les Sacqueboutiers

    Nunca fué pena mayor: A Mass and Motets by Francisco de Peñalosa Holder of positions at three of the most important musical institutions of the early 16th century – the Aragonese royal chapel, Seville Cathedral [...]

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    EVENTS 13.07.14

    Benslow Music, Hitchin, Herts SG4 9RB

    International Viol Summer School

    Sunday 13 – Friday 18 July 2014 Resident: £550.00 Non-resident: £425.00 Code: 14/501 One of the most prestigious and well-established summer schools for viol players in the land, our International Viol Summer School, directed by [...]