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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The Herschel Trio: Telemann Series 2017 (I)

The accomplished trio performs music by Telemann and his contemporaries, including works by J.S.Bach, C.P.E.Bach and Handel.

Sun 25 Jun

£18 (£16; £6) / 01904 658338

  • 19:00

International Young Artists Competition

A prestigious competition with ensembles featuring young musicians from the UK and Europe.

Sat 15 Jul

£40 / 01904 658338

  • 10:00 – 17:30

International Young Artists Showcase

The Festival is delighted to welcome 10 emerging professional early music ensembles to York as they prepare for the 2017 Competition. To help them settle in, and to ensure that you get to know them in advance of the judges, we are presenting two days of informal concerts introduced by performer and musicologist John Bryan.

Thu 13 Jul

£5–£30 / 01904 658338

  • 10:30 – 16:00

International Young Artists Showcase 2

The Festival is delighted to welcome 10 emerging professional early music ensembles to York as they prepare for the 2017 Competition. To help them settle in, and to ensure that you get to know them in advance of the judges, we are presenting two days of informal concerts introduced by performer and musicologist John Bryan.

Fri 14 Jul

£5–£30 / 01904 658338

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Jazz For Toddlers

Join Dr Zapp and Dr Zamm, magical musical scientists from the future! Expect a playful and friendly atmosphere jam-packed with lots of music and movement, proving you are never too young to love jazz.

Sun 25 Jun

£7 (Children £5) / 01904 658338

  • 11:30

Joe Stilgoe: Songs On Film

SONGS ON FILM features a number of your popular favourites in a show of virtuosic musicianship, breath-taking theatricality and wit. After two sell-out years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe finally takes his smash hit show on tour. SONGS ON FILM…

Sun 2 Jul

£18 (£16; £5) / 01904 658338

  • 16:00 – 17:30

Musical Play In A Week 2017: The Illuminator

A summer week of creativity and fun for to 15 year olds! If you enjoy acting, making music (any instrument or voice) and listening to thrilling stories from the past, come and join us. In the summer of 1516, a group of Flemish musicians arrives at the English court bearing lavish gifts, including a manuscript of wonderful…

Mon 14 Aug

£120 / 01904 658338

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 15 Aug

£120 / 01904 658338

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 16 Aug

£120 / 01904 658338

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 18 Aug

York Early Music Festival 2017: BBC Radio 3's The Early Music Show

Join us for a live broadcast of this popular show, presented by Lucie Skeaping, and meet selected guests from the 2017 festival.

Sun 9 Jul

Free / 01904 658338

  • 14:00 – 15:00

York Early Music Festival 2017: JS Bach Concert 1

Three of the UKs finest exponents of Bach's music explore a wide selection of these extraordinary masterpieces.

Mon 10 Jul

£5–£18 / 01904 658338

  • 18:00 – 19:00

York Early Music Festival 2017: JS Bach Concert 2

The UKs finest exponents of Bach's music explore a wide selection of these extraordinary masterpieces.

Mon 10 Jul

£5–£18 / 01904 658338

  • 20:30 – 21:30

York Early Music Festival 2017: JS Bach Concert 3

The UKs finest exponents of his music explore a wide selection of these extraordinary masterpieces.

Tue 11 Jul

£5–£18 / 01904 658338

  • 10:15 – 11:15

York Early Music Festival 2017: JS Bach Concert 4

THE SOUL OF THE MAN Suite No. 4 for 'cello in Eb major, BWV 1010 Sonata No. 1 for violin in G minor, BWV 1001 Partita No. 6 for harpsichord in E minor, BWV 830 Of all Bach's instrumental works, it is his suites, sonatas and partitas for a single unaccompanied instrument that reveal his supreme art and soul most purely.

Wed 12 Jul

£5–£18 / 01904 658338

  • 12:30 – 13:30

York Early Music Festival 2017: Telemann's Collegium Musicum

This programme brings together suites, concertos, quartets, trios and solos, fittingly showcasing students from the University of York alongside Ensemble-in-Association, Compagnia d'Istrumenti.

Mon 10 Jul

£5–£15 / 01904 658338

  • 13:00 – 14:00

York Early Music Festival 2017: The Sixteen Insight Day

Whether you are new to the Choral Pilgrimage repertoire or want to expand your existing knowledge, Insight Days provide a fascinating exploration into the stories behind the music. Join singer and practical scholar Sally Dunkley and musicologist John Milsom for talks, debate and discussion. Discover the rich history…

Tue 11 Jul

£25 / 01904 658338

  • 11:00 – 15:00

York Early Music Festival 2017: Then and Now Changing Times

A performer in the very first York Early Music Week in 1977, John looks back over the first 40 years of the Festival, a period which has witnessed the discovery of previously unknown 'early' repertories and many changes in approaches to performance and presentation. What has driven these changes, and how have they…

Sat 8 Jul

£10 / 01904 658338

  • 10:30 – 11:30

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