Skipton Camerata Orchestra

Past Events

Dance of the Furies

Music from the Sturm und Drang

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sat, 21 Mar 2020, 7:30 pm

An evening of fiery, even diabolical music conducted and introduced by Ben Crick. Haydn's 'Fire Symphony' is the core work alongside music by Gluck, JC Bach, Boccherini and Mozart. Expect a concert of passion and romance featuring symphonies, songs sung by soprano Charlotte Hoather, and a devilish dance.

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The Christmas Elf

Seasonal opera for all the family

Stanley & Aubrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

  • Sat, 21 Dec 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat, 21 Dec 2019, 7:00 pm

Northern Opera Group and Skipton Camerata join forces this Christmas for this rare opportunity to experience the most wonderful and festive of operas! Featuring animations from illustrator Sophia Watts, Hans Pfitzner's The Christmas Elf is performed in English and is suitable for the whole family.

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Handel's Messiah

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sat, 07 Dec 2019, 7:30 pm

Ben Crick directs the Clothworkers' Consort of Leeds and Skipton Camerata in Handel's ever-popular Messiah, joined by a formidable line up of soloists including the return of the young multi-talented soprano Peyee Chen.

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The Barber of Bradford

Kala Sangam Arts Centre, Bradford

  • Tue, 03 Dec 2019, 7:30 pm

Three brand new short operas plus a Yorkshire take on Rossini's The Barber of Seville make up this sharing event in Bradford's most exciting arts venue.

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The Farthest Shore

with Bradford Festival Choral Society

Bradford Grammar School

  • Sat, 23 Nov 2019, 7:30 pm

Bradford Festival Choral Society and Thomas Leech perform a brilliant musical drama by Paul Mealor (whose music was performed at Prince William's wedding) alongside John Rutter's Gloria.

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Mozart's Requiem

with Cantores Olicanae

  • Sat, 02 Nov 2019, 7:30 pm

Rory Wainwright Johnston conducts an all-Mozart concert featuring his 'Turkish' violin concerto with soloist Sophie Rosa, and his late great Requiem.

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Schubert and Mozart

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019, 6:30 pm

Two international soloists - Maya Meron on viola and Camerata's own Sebastian Mueller on violin - perform Mozart's exquisite Sinfonia Concertante in a concert featuring two classical symphonies: Schubert's youthful Fifth and the 'Prague' Symphony by Mozart.

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Bach's St Matthew Passion

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sun, 14 Apr 2019, 7:00 pm

Ben Crick and a formidable line up of professional singers and instrumentalists delivers what we believe is the first ever performance in Skipton of Johann Sebastian Bach's St Matthew Passion, considered by many to be the greatest of all choral masterpieces.

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Mozart's Requiem

with Sheffield Oratorio Chorus

Sheffield Cathedral

  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019, 7:30 pm

Alan Eost conducts two funereal masterpieces in Sheffield's magnificent cathedral: Mozart's Requiem and Handel's The Ways of Zion.

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Handel's Messiah

Leeds Cathedral

  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018, 3:00 pm

Handel's perennial masterpiece Messiah is performed by Skipton Camerata, a line up of international soloists and Leeds University's celebrated chamber choir, The Clothworkers' Consort.

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Handel's Messiah

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018, 7:30 pm

Handel's perennial masterpiece Messiah is performed by Skipton Camerata, a line up of international soloists and Leeds University's celebrated chamber choir, The Clothworkers' Consort.

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A Merry Yorkshire Christmas

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018, 6:00 pm
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018, 8:00 pm

Join the Skipton Building Society Camerata's brass ensemble for an hour long festive celebration of all things Christmas. The group will be joined by a choir made up of local school pupils and an international soloist to mark this festive time with an unashamedly Yorkshire bias!

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The Battle of the Ancre

Original 1916 film with live orchestral music

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018, 7:30 pm

Laura Rossi's music for the 1916 film The Battle of the Ancre is played live by Skipton Camerata in a concert that also features music by Bach and Elgar.

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Café Culture

Douglas Badger & Matthew Kam

Hettie's Café & Bistro, Skipton

  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018, 7:30 pm

The third of this year's music + dinner events presents two major cello works by Debussy and Brahms performed by Camerata's principal cellist Doug Badger and his long time collaborator, pianist Matthew Kam.

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Beethoven's Seventh

in music and words

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018, 7:30 pm

Paired here with Haydn's Military Symphony, a full performance of Beethoven's Seventh follows a dramatisation of the story and events the symphony using diaries, letters and contemporary accounts.

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Café Culture

Hannah Mason & Chris Pulleyn

Hettie's Café & Bistro, Skipton

  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018, 7:30 pm

Songs by Debussy and his contemporaries are performed by mezzo soprano Hannah Mason and pianist Chris Pulleyn in the second of this year's music + dinner events.

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Gala Concert

Bolton Abbey Priory Church

  • Sun, 17 Jun 2018, 8:00 pm

Ben Crick and Skipton Building Society Camerata return to the Grassington Festival with acclaimed soprano, Peyee Chen and prize winning concert violinist, Sophie Rosa in the fantastic surroundings of Bolton Abbey Priory for this exciting all-Mozart programme.

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Café Culture

Milsom/Collingwood/Gooing Trio

Hettie's Café & Bistro, Skipton

  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018, 7:30 pm

The first of this year's music + dinner events features the Milsom/Collingwood/Gooing Trio performing music by Debussy and Fauré.

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Tea Time Concert

Tchaikovsky and Britten

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 11 May 2018, 6:30 pm

In this early evening concert, Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence follows a performance by tenor Joseph Doody of Britten's visionary song cycle Les Illuminations.

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Captured Memories

Music by Bach, Mozart & Tchaikovsky

United Reformed Church, Saltaire

  • Fri, 04 May 2018, 7:30 pm

Skipton Building Society Camerata and Saltaire Art Trail come together to present a concert inspired by the humble postcard and the ways in which travel and new experiences manifest themselves in works of art.

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Litton Concert Series

Bach, Elgar, Howells & Tchaikovsky

Christ Church, Litton, Derbyshire

  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018, 7:30 pm

Music for strings from across three centuries feature in this concert from the Christ Church in the Derbyshire village of Litton.

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Haydn's Nelson Mass

with Sheffield Oratorio Chorus

Sheffield Cathedral

  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018, 7:30 pm

Skipton Camerata joins forces with Sheffield Oratorio Chorus for Haydn's best known mass, the Missa in Angustiis (Mass for troubled times) or 'Nelson Mass' as it subsequently became known.

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The Soldier's Tale

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018, 7:30 pm

Skipton Building Society Camerata start their 2018 residency at Skipton Town Hall with a fully staged performance of Stravinsky's The Soldier?s Tale, an incisive and darkly humourous theatre piece for a small ensemble of actors, dancers and musicians incorporating a wide range of styles and influences, from marches and waltzes, to ragtime and tango.

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Handel's Messiah

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sat, 09 Dec 2017, 7:30 pm

Joining Ben Crick and Skipton Camerata for this year's Messiah are four nationally established soloists and the ever-versatile Clothworkers Consort of Leeds.

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Outsiders

Music by Tchaikovsky, Mozart & Bradshaw

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017, 7:30 pm

String music by Mozart, Tchaikovsky and a new commission from Stephen Bradshaw explore the theme of the composer as an 'outsider' in society.

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Café Culture

Milsom/Collingwood/Gooing Trio

Hettie's Café & Bistro, Skipton

  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017, 7:30 pm

A music + dinner event featuring piano trios by Clara Schumann and Gade.

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Café Culture

Quartet for the End of Time

Hettie's Café & Bistro, Skipton

  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017, 7:30 pm

A music + dinner event featuring Messiaen's extraordinary Quartet for the End of Time.

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Café Culture

Sebastian Mueller & Jakob Fichert

Hettie's Café & Bistro, Skipton

  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017, 7:30 pm

A music + dinner event featuring violin sonatas by Beethoven and Prokofiev.

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Café Culture

Hannah Mason & Tom Leech

Hettie's Café & Bistro, Skipton

  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017, 7:30 pm

A music + dinner event featuring songs by Schumann and Britten.

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Ice Cream: The Opera

A Bradford Festival free event

City Park, Bradford

  • Sun, 30 Jul 2017, 12:00 pm
  • Sun, 30 Jul 2017, 2:00 pm
  • Sun, 30 Jul 2017, 4:15 pm

With words by Ian McMillan, Ice Cream: The Opera is about two warring ice cream vendor families from Yorkshire brought together through song, ice cream and love.

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Children of the Revolution

Beethoven's Eroica & Violin Concerto

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 14 Jul 2017, 7:30 pm

An all-Beethoven programme featuring talented German violinist Sebastian Mueller performing the towering Violin Concerto followed by Beethoven's epoch-making Third symphony, the 'Eroica'.

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Gala Concert in Bolton Abbey

Music by Mozart, Haydn & Schoenberg

Bolton Abbey Priory Church

  • Sun, 18 Jun 2017, 8:00 pm

This year's visit to the Grassington Festival features a programme of music from late 18th and early 20th century Vienna, including Haydn's Cello Concerto played by Raphael Wallfisch.

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Bach's St John Passion

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 14 Apr 2017, 7:30 pm

A Good Friday performance of one of the great choral masterpieces of baroque music, JS Bach's extraordinarily beautiful St John Passion.

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Mozart's Requiem

with Bradford Festival Choral Society

Bradford Grammar School

  • Sat, 25 Mar 2017, 7:30 pm

Haydn's magnificent Nelson Mass precedes a performance of Mozart's achingly beautiful Requiem.

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Cathedral Massed Choirs

Leeds Cathedral

  • Sat, 04 Mar 2017, 7:30 pm

Camerata's brass provide support in this year's Cathedrals Group Choir Festival, involving 250 singers from 14 universities performing music by MacMillan and Chilcott.

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Camerata in the Castle

Skipton Castle

  • Sat, 18 Feb 2017, 7:30 pm

A concert of Bach, Mozart and Mendelssohn presented cabaret-style with drinks and canapes in the atmospheric setting of Skipton Castle.

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Handel's Messiah

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Mon, 12 Dec 2016, 7:30 pm

A perennial favourite and the traditional start to Christmas, Handel’s Messiah is as popular now as it was over two and a half centuries ago.

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The Last Summer

Elgar, Butterworth & Britten

Bolton Abbey Priory Church

  • Sun, 26 Jun 2016, 8:00 pm

As part of this year's Grassington Festival, we present an evening of music and poetry marking the anniversary of the Great War in the beautiful surroundings of Bolton Abbey.

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The Forgotten Muse

Bach, Mozart, Haydn & Bartók

King's Hall, Ilkley

  • Sat, 09 Apr 2016, 7:30 pm

Camerata principal flautist Benjamin Griffiths takes the lead part in Bach's virtuosic Orchestral Suite No 2 and is joined by Alex Rider for the Flute and Harp Concerto by Mozart.

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On the Shoulders of Giants

Mozart, Haydn, Prokofiev & Shostakovich

Skipton Town Hall

  • Sat, 13 Feb 2016, 7:30 pm

Internationally acclaimed cellist Raphael Wallfisch and rising star Alexandra Keeley are the soloists in this concert of music from 18th Century Austria and 20th Century Russia.

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On the Shoulders of Giants

Mozart, Haydn, Prokofiev & Shostakovich

The Venue, Leeds

  • Fri, 12 Feb 2016, 7:30 pm

Internationally acclaimed cellist Raphael Wallfisch and rising star Alexandra Keeley are the soloists in this concert of music from 18th Century Austria and 20th Century Russia.

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Bach & Bagels

The Tiled Hall, Leeds

  • Tue, 26 Jan 2016, 12:30 pm

The talented young Taiwanese soprano Peyee Chen joins the Camerata for a free bagel-filled hour of vocal and instrumental music by Bach and Mozart in the Victorian splendour of the Tiled Hall at Leeds Art Gallery.

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Handel's Messiah

with Knaresborough Choral Society

Holy Trinity Church, Knaresborough

  • Sat, 12 Dec 2015, 7:30 pm

Skipton Camerata join Knaresborough Choral Society for a performance of Handel's Messiah.

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Handel's Messiah

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 11 Dec 2015, 7:30 pm

Ben Crick conducts a performance of Handel's seasonal masterpiece, Messiah.

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Magnificat

with Sheffield Oratorio Chorus

Sheffield Cathedral

  • Sat, 28 Nov 2015, 7:30 pm

Two choral settings of the Magnificat by Bach father and son feature in this concert by Sheffield Oratorio Chorus and Skipton Camerata directed by Alan Eost.

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The Armed Man

with Cantores Olicanae

St Margaret's Church, Ilkley

  • Sat, 14 Nov 2015, 7:30 pm

Ilkley-based choir Cantores Olicanae under their conductor Tom Leech perform Vivaldi's 'Gloria' and 'The Armed Man' by popular contemporary composer Karl Jenkins.

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Pike plays Beethoven

plus music by Haydn & Stravinsky

King's Hall, Ilkley

  • Fri, 30 Oct 2015, 7:30 pm

Prize-winning violinist Jennifer Pike joins Camerata for Beethoven's monumental Violin Concerto, in a concert that includes Haydn's 'London' Symphony and Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks.

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Mozart's Jupiter Symphony

plus music by Webern and Berlioz

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 18 Sep 2015, 7:30 pm

Ben Crick completes his survey of Mozart's final trilogy of symphonies with the 'Jupiter' and explores two composers' reworking of their own pieces.

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Chordiality Charity Concert

Fauré's Requiem

Bradford Cathedral

  • Sat, 11 Jul 2015, 7:30 pm

Bradford-based choir Chordiality and their music director Peter Sherlock perform music by Mozart, Parry and Fauré.

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Beethoven's Ninth

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 03 Jul 2015, 7:30 pm

Mozart's dramatic Symphony no.40 sets the scene for perhaps the most influential symphony ever written, Beethoven's Ninth which culminates with the choral setting of 'Ode to Joy'.

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Last Night of the Proms

at the Grassington Festival

Field Marquee, Grassington

  • Wed, 24 Jun 2015, 8:00 pm

Renowned Yorkshire-born soprano Sarah Fox teams up with Ben Crick and Skipton Camerata for a Last Night of the Proms gala concert.

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The Song of the Sea That Was

A Grassington Festival family event

Field Marquee, Grassington

  • Mon, 22 Jun 2015, 6:00 pm

A family concert featuring Haydn's Toy Symphony, Prokofiev's 'Peter and the Wolf' and a new concerto by Tom Lydon for an instrument made from Yorkshire Dales limestone.

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Donohoe plays Ravel

plus music by Mendelssohn, Fauré & Butterworth

King's Hall, Ilkley

  • Fri, 05 Jun 2015, 7:30 pm

International pianist Peter Donohoe is the soloist in Ravel's glittering Piano Concerto in a concert also featuring Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony and music to A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Water Music

Music by Handel, Mozart & Strauss

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 01 May 2015, 7:30 pm

The great British oboist Nicholas Daniel is the soloist in Strauss's Oboe Concerto. Plus Handel's Water Music and the first of Mozart's final symphonic trilogy, his Symphony No 39.

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The Judgement of Hermes

by Philip Hayes

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sat, 25 Apr 2015, 7:30 pm

Ben Crick conducts the first performance since 1783 of the oratorio 'The Judgement of Hermes' by Philip Hayes, a contemporary of Haydn whose 'Oxford' Symphony is also featured.

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Bach's St John Passion

with Skipton Choral Society

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sun, 29 Mar 2015, 7:30 pm

Camerata is joined by Skipton Choral Society for a performance of Bach's St John Passion in the fabulous acoustics of Christ Church, Skipton.

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Bach's St John Passion

with Bakewell Choral Society

Lady Manners School, Bakewell

  • Sat, 14 Mar 2015, 7:30 pm

Alan Eost directs a performance of Bach's mighty St John Passion.

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Wallfisch plays Finzi

plus music by Mozart & Schumann

King's Hall, Ilkley

  • Sat, 14 Feb 2015, 7:30 pm

Celebrated cellist Raphael Wallfisch is soloist in Finzi's Cello Concerto in a concert also featuring Mozart's Overture to Don Giovanni and Schumann's 'Rhenish' Symphony.

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Handel's Messiah

featuring Dame Emma Kirkby

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sat, 06 Dec 2014, 7:30 pm

Legendary soprano Dame Emma Kirkby heads a star-studded line up of soloists for Skipton Camerata's performance of Handel's Messiah conducted by Ben Crick.

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Mendelssohn's Elijah

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sun, 23 Nov 2014, 7:30 pm

Ben Crick conducts a mighty team of solo singers, large chorus and orchestra for a performance of Mendelssohn's epic depiction of the biblical prophet Elijah.

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Remembrance Concert

English Orchestral Music marking WW1

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sat, 08 Nov 2014, 7:30 pm

To mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, this year's Remembrance Concert is devoted to music by some of the greatest English composers of the 20th Century.

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Harrogate Festival Finale

Beethoven, Elgar & Mendelssohn

Royal Hall, Harrogate

  • Sat, 26 Jul 2014, 8:00 pm

Raphael Wallfisch plays Elgar's Cello Concerto in a programme that also features Beethoven's Egmont Overture and Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony.

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10th Anniversary Gala Concert

with Tasmin Little

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 8:00 pm

Internationally acclaimed violinist Tasmin Little plays Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto with Skipton Camerata for its 10th anniversary concert.

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String Classics

Elgar, Dvořák and Finzi

Glusburn Institute, Keighley

  • Sat, 17 May 2014, 7:30 pm

Two classic Serenades for Strings - Elgar's and Dvořák's - and between them soprano Paula Sides sings Finzi's Dies Natalis ('Day of Birth').

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Mozart's Requiem

with Bakewell Choral Society

Lady Manners School, Bakewell

  • Sat, 05 Apr 2014, 7:30 pm

Eternally popular and profound, Mozart's Requiem is paired in this concert with Handel's anthem 'The Ways of Zion'.

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Bach's St John Passion

with Sheffield Oratorio Chorus

Ecclesall Parish Church

  • Sat, 29 Mar 2014, 7:30 pm

Alan Eost directs a performance of Bach's mighty St John Passion.

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A Night with Vivaldi

Skipton Castle

  • Sat, 15 Feb 2014, 7:30 pm

A tenth anniversary performance of two Vivaldi masterpieces: the virtuosic Four Seasons and his great choral setting of the Gloria.

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A Night with Vivaldi

Backup and Rawtenstall Grammar School, Rossendale

  • Thu, 13 Feb 2014, 6:30 pm

A tenth anniversary performance of Vivaldi's virtuosic Four Seasons.

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A Night with Vivaldi

Middleton Hall, Hull

  • Wed, 12 Feb 2014, 7:30 pm

A tenth anniversary performance of two Vivaldi masterpieces: the virtuosic Four Seasons and his great choral setting of the Gloria.

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A Night with Vivaldi

Harvey Theatre, Doncaster College

  • Tue, 11 Feb 2014, 7:30 pm

A tenth anniversary performance of two Vivaldi masterpieces: the virtuosic Four Seasons and his great choral setting of the Gloria.

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Banish Blue Monday

Leeds Station

  • Mon, 20 Jan 2014, 5:00 pm

A free all-Mozart performance in Leeds Railway Station for Blue Monday.

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Banish Blue Monday

Skipton Girls' High School

  • Mon, 20 Jan 2014, 8:00 pm

A free all-Mozart performance in Skipton Girls' High School for Blue Monday.

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Christmas Fantasia

Craven Court Shopping Centre, Skipton

  • Sat, 07 Dec 2013, 7:30 pm

Skipton Camerata Youth Orchestra, Skipton Girls' High School Choir and Skipton Choral Society will celebrate Christmas with music by Vaughan Williams, Britten, Howells and more.

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Peter & the Wolf

A symphonic fairy tale for children

Grimsby Minster

  • Sat, 23 Nov 2013, 7:30 pm

Children's TV star Mr Bloom brings Prokofiev's popular musical story to life as he narrates the tale of Peter's adventures in the forest.

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Vivaldi, Bach & Pergolesi

with Bradford Festival Choral Society

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sat, 16 Nov 2013, 7:30 pm

Bradford Festival Choral Society and Bradford Catholic Girls' Choir join Camerata for a feast of baroque choral music.

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Fauré’s Requiem

A Remembrance Concert

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sat, 09 Nov 2013, 7:30 pm

Ecclesia joins forces with Skipton Camerata to perform Fauré's Requiem, alongside music by Bach and Schoenberg.

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A Night at the Opera

Skipton Town Hall

  • Fri, 02 Aug 2013, 7:30 pm

Ben Crick and Skipton Camerata celebrate a night at the opera with all your favourite arias and duets by the greatest operatic composers.

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Handel Coronation Anthems

Christ Church, Skipton

  • Sat, 13 Jul 2013, 7:30 pm

Zadok the Priest and other Coronation anthems by Handel and Purcell feature in this concert from Skipton's Christ Church.

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The Soldier's Tale

Grimsby Minster

  • Thu, 11 Jul 2013, 7:30 pm

A performance of Stravinsky's iconic theatre piece, preceded with chosen compositions by the talented pupils of Humberston Academy, Grimsby.

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