Past Events

OCTOBER 2019

 

NORTHERN LIGHTS

12 October |  7.30pm

Chapter House, York Minster

An exploration of the rich repertoire of Baltic choral music, including two  pieces entitled ‘Northern Lights’, by Erik Esenwalds and Ola Gjeilo. Alongside this, a performance of  Dusk Songs, a contemporary setting of the ancient service of Compline, composed by Kerry Andrew for The Ebor Singers in 2006.

 

SEPTEMBER 2019

 

DUSK SONGS

20 September |  7.30pm

Hexham Abbey

A programme of music for Compline, from works by Tudor composers Tallis, White, Blitheman and Parsons, to Dusk Songs, a contemporary setting of the ancient service of Compline, composed by Kerry Andrew for The Ebor Singers in 2006.

JULY 2019

MUSIC FOR A SUMMER EVENING

20 July|  7.30pm

Lastingham Church

Sacred and secular music selected to evoke summer evenings and the summer landscape.

JUNE 2019

 

A SUMMER IDYLL

20 June |  7.30pm

St Olave's Church, York

A summer evening of wonderful English choral classics, including Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor, Tippett: Five Negro Spirituals,  Britten: Five Flower Songs, Stanford: The Bluebird and folksongs arranged by Vaughan Williams, Rutter.

MAY 2019

EARTHRISE

25 May |  7.30pm

Chapter House, York Minster

A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with Alec Roth’s 40-part choral piece Earthrise, performed alongside the musical inspiration for this work, Thomas Tallis’ Spem in alium, as well as Sleep by Whitacre and Stars by Ēriks Ešenvalds.  

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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Saturday 23 November

7.30pm

Bach in the Dark

St Wilfrid's Church, Harrogate

Sunday 15 December 7.30pm

A Ceremony of Carols

National Centre for Early Music, York