National Centre For Early Music

National Centre For Early Music
St Margaret's Church, York, YO1 9TL
  • Telephone 01904 658338
  • Box office times Mon–Fri 9am–5pm
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  • Website www.ncem.co.uk
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Barluath

An innovative young Celtic folk band based in Glasgow, where some of its members studied at the Royal Scottish Conservatoire.

Tue 27 Mar

£16; £5 under 35s (£14) / 01904 658338

  • 19:30

Chouk Bwa Libete

Traditional Haitian music ensemble with deep roots in the religious rites of West African Vodun.

Wed 21 Feb

£14; £5 under 35s (£12) / 01904 658338

  • 19:30

Ennis Sisters

The three award-winning siblings from Canada performs their contemporary folk tunes with a Celtic and Newfoundland twist. Support from Dave Gunning.

Tue 27 Feb

£14 / 01904 658338

  • 19:30

James Gilchrist (tenor)

James Gilchrist, tenor Peter Seymour, fortepiano Schubert: Die schone Mullerin Our annual Song Day this year focusses on the great German Lieder repertoire. The National Centre for Early Music is a perfect setting for song recitals and particularly those of intimate and expressive German Lieder which were written for, and…

Sat 17 Feb

£18 (£16; £5) / 01904 658338

  • 19:00

Juan Martin

Master flamenco guitarist and composer.

Fri 23 Mar

£20; £5 under 35s (£18) / 01904 658338

  • 19:30

The Kingdom Under The Sea

An enchanting storytelling experience inspired by Japanese folk stories and Opera North's production of Madam Butterfly.

Sun 11 Mar

£7 / 01904 658338

Maddy Prior

Folk rock vocalist Prior, best known as the lead vocalist of Steeleye Span, has built a career in experimenting with musical styles to create new and exciting sounds. Together with new partners, multi-instrumentalist Giles Lewin and accordion player Hannah James, the singer performs the music of England, the British Isles…

Tue 17 Apr

£18; £5 under 35s (£16) / 01904 658338

  • 19:30

Martin Carthy & Eliza Carthy

Towering over the British scene like a Colossus, for more than 40 years this artist has been one of folk music's greatest innovators. With an MBE and a Lifetime Achievement honour at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards to his name, he performs here with his daughter, a leading folk singer of her generation.

Tue 13 Feb

£20; £5 under 35s (£18) / 01904 658338

  • 19:30

Mhairi Lawson

Mhairi Lawson, soprano Peter Seymour, fortepiano Songs by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Zelter, Reichart, Schubert In this, the first of three recitals in our Song Day, soprano Mhairi Lawson performs a selection of Lieder, both familar and less familiar. The National Centre for Early Music is a perfect setting for song…

Sat 17 Feb

£16 (£14; £5) / 01904 658338

  • 12:30

Pass it On Tour: Alistair Anderson & Northlands + Folkestra

The band from Northumberland, fronted by the English concertina and Northumbrian pipes player, brings its traditional and contemporary folk to the stage.

Wed 14 Mar

£16; £5 under 35s (£14) / 01904 658338

  • 19:30

Thomas Dunford

The talented lute player performs works by JS Bach and Dowland.

Wed 21 Mar

£18; £5 under 35s (£16) / 01904 658338

  • 19:30 – 20:45

Young Lieder

A performance of Beethoven's An Die Ferne Geliebte and songs by Mozart, Zelter, Reichart, Schubert, Hensel and Schumann.

Sat 17 Feb

£8 (£6; £3) / 01904 658338

  • 15:00

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