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Duncan Honeybourne (piano) – Contemporary Piano Soundbites

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. SaviourgateYork,

Duncan Honeybourne presents a selection of pieces from his collection Contemporary Piano Soundbites: Composers in Lockdown 2020. During the 2020 Lockdown Duncan commissioned over 30 piano miniatures from an eclectic mix […]

Elysian Singers

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. SaviourgateYork,

The Director of the Elysian Singers, Sam Laughton, has devised a fascinating programme of choral music where a contemporary work is paired with an earlier piece based on words from […]

York Music Centre and the new Leeds ensemble, Spelk

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. SaviourgateYork,

The first half of this lunchtime recital focuses on Tim Brooks' commissioned piece, And Another Thing, for young people. The second half features Spelk performing music by John Cage, Andriessen, […]

Ian Pace (piano) – The Art of Fugue

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. SaviourgateYork,

In 1845, Schumann discovered his passion for composing fugues: Even for me it is a strange and wonderful fact that almost every motif which forms within me bears the characteristics […]

Jakob Fichert (piano) – The Character Piece throughout Music History

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. SaviourgateYork,

Opening with Bach’s serene and pastoral piece in A major, the programme explores character pieces throughout different styles. A selection from Debussy’s iconic preludes are followed by lesser known, yet […]

Jonathan Sage – Clarinet

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. SaviourgateYork,

Clarinettist Jonathan Sage explores a world of new sounds for clarinet and basset clarinet, including Saariaho's Duft and Neil Tòmas Smith's Strange Machines, as well as new pieces from Scott McLaughlin and James […]

Anna Snow (soprano) and Kate Ledger (piano) – 100 Second Songs

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. SaviourgateYork,

We're all familiar with those fleeting moments: a momentary flashback, a brief glimpse from a speeding train, a conversation overheard... This exciting project (curated by Dot Dash Music) invited composers […]

Bingham String Quartet

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. SaviourgateYork,

The Bingham String Quartet presents a concert belatedly celebrating Beethoven’s anniversary, featuring modern string quartets by Schnittke, Tippett and Nicola LeFanu. Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat major, op. 18 no. […]

Spelk

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. SaviourgateYork,

Yorkshire-based ensemble Spelk presents a transatlantic programme, including a rare performance of the complete Living Room Music by John Cage, Canadian composer Monica Pierce's new studies for piano and toy […]

Delta Saxophone Quartet – Dedicated to you but you weren’t listening

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. SaviourgateYork,

The Delta Saxophone Quartet is recognised both nationally and internationally for its exciting schedule of live performances and cutting-edge recordings. These blur the lines of musical categorisation, often inspired by […]

Trilogy Ensemble (flute, viola and harp)

St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel St. SaviourgateYork,

The final evening concert of the series features modern trios for flute, viola and harp, preceded by Debussy's Sonata. Debussy: Sonata Libby Larsen: Trio in Four Movements Yu-Liang Chong: Rainforest 1. Allegretto John […]