Yorkshire and North East Branch
Tel: 01937 583723
A VERY WARM WELCOME TO ALL!
We meet on designated Saturdays from 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Our next meeting is on Saturday 24th November (see below)
The Bedingfield Room
The Bar Convent
17-19 Blossom Street
The Bar Convent
Admission is free; a charge of £3 is made for (optional) refreshments.
To find the Bar Convent: The historically significant and architecturally notable Bar Convent is a five-minute walk from York Railway Station; at the station exit turn right onto Queen Street, follow the road round to the traffic lights, cross the road, turn right and the Bar Convent is immediately on your left. Park and ride buses from Askham Bar (White Line, No 3 service) stop outside the Everyman cinema; this is across the road from our venue. There is a pay-and-display car park close to the Bar Convent on Nunnery Lane – SATNAV YO23 1AA.
PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS FOR 2018
PROGRAMME FOR 2019
26 January AGM & Tony Pook Elgar: The Concert Overtures
23 March Rupert Marshall-Luck Elgar and Parry: Writing for the Violin
04 May Fairfax Ensemble Details TBA
25 May Jonathan Clinch Elgar and Herbert Howells
22 June Stuart Freed The Lighter Side of Elgar
28 September Daniel Grimley Unfolding Elgar’s Sanguine Fan
26 October Jonathan Wainwright Gerontius
23 November Andrew Neill Elgar’s Celtic Heroes
Forthcoming Performances of Works by Elgar in Yorkshire and the North East
Thursday 8 November 2018, 7.30: St Paul’s Hall, Huddersfield
Bridge String Quartet, Michael Dussek. Elgar: Piano Quintet.
Programme, all English, otherwise made of vocal works by Butterworth, Gurney, and Vaughan Williams (On Wenlock Edge), singer Charles Daniels.
Saturday November 10 2018 – 7.30pm, CAST Theatre, Doncaster DN1 3BU: The Spirit of England. Also includes Karl Jenkins The Armed Man. Doncaster Choral Society; the National Festival Orchestra, leader Sally Robinson; Debra Morley, soprano; Alison Hudson, contralto, Ranald McCusker, tenor; Alex Ashworth, bass, Simon Lindley, conductor. Concert sponsored by DCS Millennium Club.
Tickets from Cast Ticket Office: Tel: 01302 303 959 or www.castdoncaster.com
Saturday November 17th 2018 – 7.30pm, Sheffield Cathedral: The Spirit of England. Also includes Karl Jenkins The Armed Man and Blatchly For The Fallen. Sheffield Bach Choir, Choristers from Sheffield Cathedral Choir ; the National Festival Orchestra, leader Sally Robinson; Nicola Hooke, soprano, Hannah Mason, mezzo soprano; Jeremy Dawson, tenor; Thomas Asher, bass; Simon Lindley, conductor.
Tickets £16 (Concession £13) from (please enclose s.a.e.) Sheffield Bach Society, Box Office, 3 Tapton Mews, Tapton Crescent Road, Sheffield S10 5AE. Enquiries to: email@example.com
Friday 08th March 2019, Sheffield City Hall: Enigma Variations plus music by Sibelius, Mozart and Vaughan-Williams. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Anu Tali.
For tickets contact: 0114 2 789 789
Saturday 13th April 2019, Leeds Town Hall: Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays Elgar: Cello Concerto
If it’s all as good as the finale he played after the Young Musician final, it’ll be excellent! Other works by Rautavaara, Takemitsu, and Sibelius Symphony No. 2. Japan Philharmonic orch., cond. Pietari Inkinen
Pre concert talk 6.45 by Dr George Kennaway
Saturday 1st June 2019, Leeds Town Hall: The Dream of Gerontius.
Sarah Connolly, Barry Banks, David Soar. Leeds Festival chorus and Leeds Philharmonic chorus, Hallé, cond. Simon Wright.
pre concert talk Dan Holden