Welcome to the tenth North York Moors Chamber Music Festival

Great music in the heart of the National Park . . .

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come and join us in 2018 for our tenth anniversary . .

Eleven concerts adapt to the specific acoustics of each church, building a story-line to portray the overall theme. Affordable yet of the highest quality, we invite you all to join us on a revelatory journey next year.  For extra events do please join our mailing list and enjoy the concerts we stage throughout the year.

Tickets: £12.50

Season ticket: £115

Children and any adult under 30 - free admission

Box office: 07722 038990

 

Programme

Sunday, August 12, 2018

3:00pm

Idyll

St Peter & Paul Church (map)

Arnold Fantasy for Horn op 88

Bridge Piano quintet in D minor

Bax Octet*

MacMillan For Max

Elgar Piano quintet in A minor op 84

*denotes interval

Monday, August 13, 2018

7:00pm

Janus

St Mary's Church (map)

Britten Prelude & Fugue on a Theme of Vittoria (organ)

Knussen/Benjamin/Matthews A Purcell Garland

Adès Catch; Court Studies from The Tempest*

Tippett Preludio al Vespro di Monteverdi (organ)

Maxwell Davies String quartet movement op 338

Bridge String quartet No 3

*denotes interval

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

7:00pm

Sighs

All Saints' Church (map)

Elgar Violin sonata in E minor op 82

Britten Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo op 22*

Tippett The Heart’s Assurance

Elgar Sea Pictures op 37; Sospiri

*denotes interval

Friday, August 17, 2018

7:00pm

Illumination

St Aidan's Church (map)

Tippett Overture to Robin Hood

Britten Les llluminations op 18*

Walton Sonata for Strings

Benjamin Upon Silence

Purcell Music for a While; When I am Laid in Earth

*denotes interval

Saturday, August 18, 2018

7:00pm

Polyphony

St Hedda's Church (map)

Elgar Serenade for Strings in E minor op 20

Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli*

Goss Concerto for Theorbo and Strings

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Theme by Thomas Tallis

*denotes interval

Sunday, August 19, 2018

2:00pm

Ayres

St Hilda's Church (map)

Dowland - Johnson - Campion - Purcell   

Songs for Lute, Theorbo and Soprano

(no interval)  Concert is followed by tea and cakes

Monday, August 20, 2018

7:00pm

Nightfall

St Stephen's Church (map)

Tippett String quartet No.1

Adès The Four Quarters*    

Vaughan Williams  Nocturne

Imogen Holst String quintet

*denotes interval

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

2:00pm

Silent Noon

O H P St Hilda's Priory (map)

Tippett Piano sonata no 1

Tippett Caliban’s Song

Vaughan Williams The House of Life

(no interval)

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

7:00pm

At the River

O H P St Hilda's Priory (map)

Leighton Fantasy on an American Hymn Tune op 70

Clarke Dumka

Bridge Phantasy trio no 1 in C minor*

Bax Piano quintet in G minor

*denotes interval

Friday, August 24, 2018

7:00pm

Refrains & Choruses

St Oswald's Church (map)

Arnold Wind quintet op 2

Knussen Three Little Fantasies

Imogen Holst Fall of the Leaf

Melinda Maxwell Pibroch*

Britten Movement for wind sextet

Birtwistle Refrains and Choruses

Gustav Holst Wind quintet op 14

Arnold Sea Shanties

*denotes interval

Saturday, August 25, 2018

5:00pm

Suites & Scenes

St Hilda's Church Westcliff (map)

Elgar Imperial March (organ)

Walton Façade*

Britten Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op 10

Elgar Nursery Suite

*denotes interval