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Ruth Lee (harp)

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. Saviourgate, York

Music by Ruth Lee, David Lancaster, and a rare performance of Hindemith’s Sonata for Harp. Buy Tickets (£5 each)

Elysian Singers

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. Saviourgate, York

Psalms, Sonnets and Songs The Elysian Singers present a tripartite modern take on the milestone publication of the above name by William Byrd in 1588. PsalmsByrd: O God give earBernard Hughes: Psalm 56Bob Chilcott: My PrayerCaroline Shaw: And the Swallow SonnetsByrd: Though Amaryllis dance in greenDavid Power: The Transfiguration Nick Williams: Nicholas Maw: One Foot in Eden Songs of Sadness and PietyByrd: Lullaby my sweet little babyJames MacMillan: A Child's PrayerMatthew Martin: LamentationsRichard Rodney Bennett: A Good-Night 6.45pm - preconcert talk […]

Stephen Altoft (19-Division Trumpet)

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. Saviourgate, York

Time Dreaming (2018): Donald Bousted (UK) for 3 19-div trumpets Gnossienne (2014): Eleri Angharad Pound (UK) for solo 19-division trumpet Lud’s Church (2020): WP Richard Whalley (UK) for solo 19-division trumpet and multitracks New Work: James Williamson Dialogue: Chris Bryan (US/ UK) for 19-div trumpet and computer Hidden Jewels (2018): Stephen Altoft (UK/ DE) for  multi-tracked 19-div trumpets RASP  (2013) Stephen […]

Ivana Peranic (cello) and Rachel Fryer (piano)

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. Saviourgate, York

Hayley Jenkins: Partition Nadia Boulanger: Three Pieces Rebecca Clarke: Impetuoso (from Cello Sonata) Prokofiev: Cello Sonata  Plus student compositions from York St John University Buy Tickets (£5 each)

Ian Pace (piano): Xenakis Centenary Concert — Composers with a Side Hustle

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. Saviourgate, York

The concert celebrates Xenakis but also those who had standard day jobs: Xenakis - architectFelman - worked in parents clothes factoryGlass - taxi driver, plumberIves - Insurance ClerkJames Williamson - Insurance Claims HandlerCage - Graphic designer & Fungus Collector (mycologist) Xenakis: Mists Glass: Knee Play 4 (from Einstein on the BeachFeldman: Extension 3Ives: Selection of short piano […]

Federico Pendenza (guitar) – Reginald Smith Brindle: a tribute

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. Saviourgate, York

Reginald Smith Brindle Sonata el VerboPoulenc: tbcReginald Smith Brindle NocturneDe falla tbcReginald Smith Brindle El polifemo de oroChris Gander New WorkReginald Smith Brindle Guitarcosmos (a selection) Buy Tickets (£5 each)

The New Matrix: A Tribute to Sir Harrison Birtwistle

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. Saviourgate, York

Soprano: Anna SnowClarinet: Jonathan SagePiano: Tim BrooksDirector David Lancaster Harrison Birtwistle: La PlageBirtwistle: VersesBirtwistle: Ostinato with MelodyMorton Feldman: Three ClarinetsOlivier Messiaen: Abime des OiseauxPeter Maxwell Davies: Farewell to StromnessPlus short pieces composed as tributes to Sir Harrison Birtwistle. Clarinettist Alan Hacker was a long-term collaborator with Harrison Birtwistle, notably in the Pierrot Players in the […]

Stuart O’Hara (baritone) pianist (tbc)

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. Saviourgate, York

The programme will focus on no fewer than eight new settings of regional and local poets by regional and local composers. Buy Tickets (£5 each)

Late Music Ensemble, conductor Nick Williams

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. Saviourgate, York

The End of the World Jukebox - composers and players re-imagine the pop songs they would like to hear if the world was coming to an end: The concert will feature works by Tim Brooks, Murphy McCaleb, Naomi Perera, and Anna Snow. Plus stand alone works by: Christopher Fox: New work (LM commission)Tony Adams: New […]