Upcoming Concerts

As well as an busy ongoing schedule of private engagements, upcoming public concerts include:

Lunchtime Concert: Aspects of an Amorous Nature

Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 1pm
Howden Minster, Howden, East Yorkshire, DN14 7BS

Exploring aspects of love in words and music. With reader Roger Watkins.

Selection of folk songs - arr. Britten
An die ferne Geliebte ('To the distant beloved') - Beethoven
Widmung - Schumann/Liszt
Selection of English songs - Finzi, Warlock & Quilter

Past Concerts

Friday 13th July 2018, 1pm
Boston Spa Methodist Church, Boston Spa, West Yorkshire, LS23 6AA

Works including The Water Mill (Vaughan Williams) and Silent Worship (Handel, arr Somervell); operatic arias including La donna è mobile (Verdi), Vainement, ma bien-aimée (Lalo) and Celeste Aida (Verdi)

Thursday, 22nd February 2018, 1pm
Ripon Cathedral, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1QT

Works by Beethoven, Quilter, Britten and Warlock

Wednesday 24th January 2018, 1pm
Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, Chequer Rd, Doncaster DN1 2AE

Steven Goulden (tenor), Peter Sproston (piano)
Vaughan Williams - Songs of Travel
Selections from Aria Antiche (ed. Alessandro Parisotti)
Parlour songs by John Braham, James L Molloy and Haydn Wood

Friday 15th December 2017, 7.30pm
St Peter's Church, Laxton, East Yorkshire, DN14 7TT

Festive songs by Michael Head, Adolphe Adam, Leroy Anderson, William Sterndale Bennett, John Ireland and Peter Cornelius

Tuesday, 17th October 2017, 1pm
Wakefield Cathedral, Westmorland Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1PJ

Beethoven - An die ferne Geliebte
Songs by Britten, Quilter and Warlock

Saturday, 14th October 2017, 7.30pm
St Anne's Church, Ellerker, Brough, East Yorkshire, HU15 2DT

'Melodies and Memories: A Concert for an Autumn Evening'
Classical, operatic and musical theatre favourites

Friday, 8th September 2017, 12.15pm
Southwell Minster, Church Street, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0HD

Works by Britten, Beethoven, Faure, Fibich, Dunhill, Butterworth and Warlock

Saturday, 5th August 2017, 7.30pm
Howden Minster, East Yorkshire

Songs by Elgar, Tosti and Britten
Vaughan Williams - Hugh's Song of the Road (Hugh the Drover)
Verdi - La donna è mobile (Rigoletto)
Puccini - Nessun Dorma (Turandot)
Lalo - Vainement, ma bien-aimée (Le roi d'Ys)
Works by Yorkshire-born composers including Haydn Wood and Muriel Herbert

Friday, 23rd June 2017, 2pm
Methodist Church, Cowick Road, Snaith, DN14 9JF

A light programme of songs from the shows including My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The Phantom of the Opera, and a 1940s wartime tribute to Dame Vera Lynn including The White Cliffs of Dover, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square and We'll Meet Again

Friday, 10th February 2017
Boston Spa Methodist Church, High St, Boston Spa LS23 6AA

Beethoven - An die ferne Geliebte
Songs and operatic excerpts including Linden Lea by Ralph Vaughan Williams; The Floral Dance by Katie Moss and Nessun Dorma by Giacomo Puccini

Wednesday, 18th January 2017
Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery

Schubert Lieder including Frühlingsglaube and Die Forelle; folk songs arranged by Britten

St Anne's Church, Ellerker, Brough HU15 2DT

Works by Roger Quilter, Franz Lehár, Fred E Weatherly, Herbert Howells, Franco Leoni & Giacomo Puccini

St John's Methodist Church, Market Weighton, York YO43 3AJ

Works by Benjamin Britten, Giuseppe Verdi, George Gershwin, Giacomo Puccini and Roger Quilter

The Poppleton Centre, Main St, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6JT

'Keep The Home Fires Burning'
An evening of music and readings exploring the First World War, featuring popular wartime songs, contemporary composers and poetry, including works by Ivor Gurney, Frederick Septimus Kelly, John Ireland, George Butterworth and Charles Ives

Swinefleet, East Yorkshire, DN14 8DQ

A costumed musical extravaganza featuring Victorian ballads such as Come Into The Garden Maud by Michael Balfe, The Death of Nelson by John Braham and The Lost Chord by Arthur Sullivan

Central Methodist Church, Hucknall, Nottingham NG15 7LE

A selection of songs by light music composer Eric Coates (annual concert of the national Eric Coates Society)