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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And Therefore Take The Present Time

Kitty Whatley, mezzo soprano, Roderick Williams, baritone and Peter Seymour, pianist collaborate on a selection of settings of Shakespeare's words to music.

Sat 18 Feb 2017

Celtic Christmas Strings With Maire Ni Chathasaigh And Chris Newman

When a virtuoso harpist teams up with one of the UK's most influential acoustic guitarists, the results are likely to be breathtaking. Maire Ni Chathasaigh and Chris Newman's new Christmas show features a blend of traditional Irish music, swing jazz and bluegrass, plus festive favourites given a fresh voice with new…

A Concord Of Sweet Sounds: Where The Bard Lurks…

Professor David Lindley from the University of Leeds, considers 20th-century musical settings in the context of those of the 19th and 21st centuries.

The Ebor Singers: Britten At Christmas

The choir performs Britten's A Ceremony Of Carols; The Journey Of The Magi.

Sun 18 Dec

In Echo

The group performs Andrew Keeling's Northern Soul, plus pieces by Buxtehude, Staden, Dowland, Bertali and Dietrich Becker.

Thu 15 Dec

£21 (£19; £5) / 01904 658338

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Joglaresa: Caroles Of Nuns & Roses

The group performs nowells, wassails and Christmas lullabies from the Middle Ages to the 17th century with voices, medieval fidel, harp, bagpipes and percussion.

Mon 12 Dec

Julia Biel

Jazz singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

Sat 17 Dec

£15 (£13; £5) / 01904 658338

Koshka

The Glasgow-based group that comprises two violins and guitar, performs its Gypsy music numbers.

Fri 16 Dec

£20 (£18; £5) / 01904 658338

Mie Hayashi: Ascents Of The Soul

The harpsichordist performs Johann Jakob Froberger's Lamentation Faite Sur La Mort Tres Douloureuse De Sa Majeste Imperiale, Ferdinand Le Troisieme, Toccata In C, Suite In C and Suite In A Minor, Couperin's Prelude A L'imitation De Mr. Froberger, Fischer's Suite In D Minor Uranie from Musicalischer Parnassus and…

Thu 22 Dec

Music Oft Hath Such A Charm

Kitty Whatley, mezzo soprano, Roderick Williams, baritone and Peter Seymour, pianist collaborate on a selection of settings of Shakespeare's words to music.

Sat 18 Feb 2017

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Paolo Angeli

Using a variety of special effects, the guitarist and composer from Sardinia performs his own material that mixes, folk, jazz and pop. Support from Derek Gripper.

Thu 16 Feb 2017

£13 (£11; £5) / 01904 658338

Red Priest: Winter Baroque Carnival

The baroque supergroup led by recorder player extraordinaire Piers Adams performs Corelli's Christmas Concerto, Vivaldi's Winter from The Four Seasons, Van Eyck's Carol Variations and a suite from Handel's Messiah.

Wed 14 Dec

Renaissance

The group performs festive lullabies by Byrd, Poulenc's Un Soir De Neige, madrigals by Monteverdi and Rowarth's A Night Of Snow.

Tue 13 Dec

£21 (£19; £5) / 01904 658338

Steve Knightley

The Southampton-born songwriter from the group Show Of Hands and veteran of the folk circuit, performs contemporary and traditional folk material.

Fri 3 Feb 2017

Trevor Pinnock & Friends

The group performs Handel's Passacaille No 4 and Sonata In A For Violin And Continuo, plus Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 5 In D, Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue In D Minor and Ouverture No 2 In B Minor.

Sun 11 Dec

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