Richard Durrant’s Candlelit Christmas Tour Is Coming To Beverley

Richard Durrant’s Candlelit Christmas Tour Is Coming To Beverley
October 8, 2019

If you don’t fancy yet another panto and are actively trying to avoid the more saccharine, tinselly aspects of the Christmas season then Richard Durrant’s candlelit Christmas tour is definitely the right choice for you.

In fact, the maverick musician, guitarist and songwriter Richard Durrant may have uncovered the true meaning of midwinter with his ever-popular candlelit tour now in its 15th year.

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New Paths Music Festival Announces Its 2019 Programme

New Paths Music Festival Announces Its 2019 Programme
February 27, 2019

New Paths Music has announced the programme for its fourth spring festival in Beverley, which runs 4th-7th April.

Almost thirty events take place across the four days in a packed programme of song, chamber music, talks, late-night events, a world premiere, performances for families and children and a recital on the Minster’s world-famous organ.  Performers in this young festival include rising stars from the world of classical music alongside veteran international artists.

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Britten Sinfonia Coming To Beverley

Britten Sinfonia Coming To Beverley
September 24, 2018

As part of Classically Yours, Alice is off on her adventures again, this time through her mirror into the whimsical Looking-Glass Land where words are backwards, time flies and eggs can talk!

The concert will be a chance to join an ensemble of Britten Sinfonia players on an interactive musical journey for the whole family.

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Innovative Community Event In Beverley Ahead Of Beverley Early Music Festival

Innovative Community Event In Beverley Ahead Of Beverley Early Music Festival
May 14, 2018

Two groups of young people in Yorkshire have come together across boundaries to take the recorder to their hearts, in an innovative community project as part of the 31st Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival opening next week, 24-27 May 2018.

York’s Minster Minstrels, an established youth ensemble dedicated to the exploration of early music, and Castaway Musical Theatre Goole, a vibrant group of young people with learning and physical disabilities from the Goole area, have been working on a collaborative project for the last three months, as part of the BBC Ten Pieces project, which aims to make classical music and musical instruments accessible.

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Still Tickets Reaming To See Sinfonia Viva In Beverley

Still Tickets Reaming To See Sinfonia Viva In Beverley
March 14, 2018

There are still some tickets remaining for Sinfonia Viva, who will be back in Beverley on 22 March at 7.30pm in Toll Gavel United Church for a concert of Classic Classics.

The evening will include youthful masterpieces by Mozart, Elgar and Schubert, and a symphony by the ever-youthful Haydn.

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Sinfonia Viva Bring Classic Classics To Beverley

Sinfonia Viva Bring Classic Classics To Beverley
February 16, 2018

Sinfonia Viva will be back in Beverley on Thursday, 22 March at 7.30pm in Toll Gavel United Church for a concert of Classic Classics.

The evening will include youthful masterpieces by Mozart, Elgar and Schubert, and a symphony by the ever-youthful Haydn. His Symphony No 85 sparkles with his characteristic wit and energy.

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Lyrical Cello To Perform At Toll Gavel Church In Beverley

Lyrical Cello To Perform At Toll Gavel Church In Beverley
February 10, 2018

During 2017 – 19, former Opera North cellist Miriam Roycroft, and Lance Coburn, are performing the entire repertoire for cello and piano by Bohuslav Martinů at selected venues throughout Ireland.

They are delighted to present some of these enticing and rarely-heard compositions in Beverley on Thursday, 15 February at 7.30pm at Toll Gavel United Church.

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Former Opera North Cellist Miriam Roycroft Coming To Beverley

Former Opera North Cellist Miriam Roycroft Coming To Beverley
January 16, 2018

During 2017 – 19, former Opera North cellist Miriam Roycroft, and Lance Coburn, are performing the entire repertoire for cello and piano by Bohuslav Martinů.

Performances are taking place at selected venues throughout Ireland, and are delighted to present some of these enticing and rarely-heard compositions in Beverley on Thursday, 15 February at 7.30pm at Toll Gavel United Church.

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Topsy Turvy In Beverley This Saturday At Toll Gavel United Church

Topsy Turvy In Beverley This Saturday At Toll Gavel United Church
January 2, 2018

The London Theatre Voices will be making a welcome return to Beverley on Saturday, 6 January, at 7.30pm with An Evening of Song at Toll Gavel United Church.

The group comprises : Soprano – Claire Mitcher, Mezzo Soprano – Amy Kerenza Sedgwick, Tenor – Ben Kerslake, Bass – Andrew Tinkler, and Pianist – Simon Haynes.

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Beverley Festival of Christmas 2017 : Plenty To Do For All The Family

Beverley Festival of Christmas 2017 : Plenty To Do For All The Family
December 7, 2017

Beverley will be a hive of activity this weekend as one of the key signature events,  Beverley Festival of Christmas  takes place with the promise of festive fun for all.

With tens of thousands of people expected to attend, the Beverley Festival of Christmas will feature a Victorian market, festive parade and host of live entertainment.

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La Serenissima Bring Viva Vivaldi To Beverley This Week

La Serenissima credit - Eric Richmond
November 1, 2017

La Serenissima present Viva Vivaldi, a vibrant and buzzing concert of chamber music by Vivaldi and his close friends and rivals, on Thursday 2, November 2017 at 7.30pm at Toll Gavel United Church, Beverley.

Vivaldi wasn’t just a fine composer but also a legendary violinist in his own day as well and was said to have played ‘so high up the fingerboard that there was scarce room for the bow’.

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Mother Goose By Britten Sinfonia Coming To Toll Gavel United Church

Mother Goose By Britten Sinfonia Coming To Toll Gavel United Church
October 10, 2017

There are still tickets available for Britten Sinfonia’s presentation of Mother Goose on Saturday, 21 October 2017, at 2pm at Toll Gavel United Church, Beverley, as part of the Classically Yours series.

This will be an interactive concert, designed to introduce children to the delights of classical repertoire for chamber orchestra in a fun and collaborative environment.

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Classically Yours Brings Top Musicians To Beverley This Autumn

Classically Yours Brings Top Musicians To Beverley This Autumn
August 9, 2017

Classically Yours – one of the key events in the East Riding’s celebration of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 – continues this autumn with more events across the area.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Orchestras Live have joined forces to bring orchestral music to venues across the East Riding. Thanks to a grant from Arts Council England, and investment from the council – which is a Principal Partner in Hull 2017 – and Orchestras Live, Classically Yours will see some of the UK’s top orchestras, including Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Viva and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, coming to the area.

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