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Jazz Folk

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Utter:Jazz & Sir Derek Jacobi Opera North Richard Durrant Snake Davis

Special Offer

A travelling season of concerts bringing the newest and most exciting music from around the globe to 12 major music venues in the UK. Thursday 10 October | 7.30pm

Adriano Adewale and Benjamim Taubkin From subtle to sumptuous on piano and percussion Tickets £12.00

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Saturday 23 November | 7.30pm

Ballaké Sissoko Classical soundscapes of African beauty Tickets £12.00

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This offer is valid on full price tickets only. You will need to book two tickets at the same time to take advantage of this deal. There are no refunds or exchanges and this offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers. Tickets are subject to availability.


The NCEM Patrons Scheme is celebrating its first anniversary with a series of specially organised events designed to give Patrons greater access to our work – through open rehearsals, opportunities to meet with artists and like-minded individuals, receptions and supper parties.



The NCEM is dependent on your support to continue its ambitious programme of festivals, educational activities and concerts - so please do join us. Contact us for information at, or check out Thank you!

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September Friday 27 September | 7.30pm


Saturday 21 September | 7.30pm

Magical Melodies Vijay Venkat flute, vichitra veena Chandru Jois violin Pirashanna Thevarajah mridangam Vijay Venkat is a multi-instrumentalist and a composer proficient in several musical genres, specialising in South Indian Classical music (known as Carnatic). He mainly performs on the violin, Indian bamboo flute and the ancient Indian slide instrument called vichitra veena. Vijay is an artist of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations of the Government of India and has done a lot of cross-cultural collaborative work with many musicians of different musical styles. He is presently working as an Artistic Associate in Music at Kala Sangam.

After a two year break this creative and energetic English folk trio recently returned to the fray, going back on the road to promote an acclaimed new album, Broken Down Gentlemen. Comprising Saul Rose on melodeon (Waterson:Carthy, Warhorse), Benji Kirkpatrick on guitar, bouzouki, mandolin and banjo (Seth Lakeman Band, Bellowhead) and Paul Sartin on fiddle and oboe (Bellowhead, Belshazzar’s Feast), with all three singing, Faustus has a deep love of English traditional folk song, indecent amounts of talent and bags of musical imagination, not to mention a healthy streak of humour. ‘A supremely confident and forthright collection of traditional songs … full of old-fashioned virtues of directness, musicality and passionate performance’ fRoots Promoted in association with the Black Swan Folk Club Tickets £14.00 (concessions £12.00)

‘Flautist with great skill’ The Hindu Promoted in association with Kala Sangam Tickets £12.00 (concessions £10.00; students £5.00) Book Tickets Now... Box Office 01904 658338



October Thursday 10 October | 7.30pm

Friday 11 October | 7.30pm

Adriano Adewale Richard Durrant and Special guest Howard Beach Benjamim Taubkin keyboards Richard Durrant, known widely as the Guitar Whisperer, is a world-class virtuoso with an imaginative flair for presentation and a warm, easy rapport that has endeared him to audiences in the UK, Europe and South America. His UK tour features JS Bach, Django Reinhardt, a set of folk dances for guitar and laptop, music from Paraguay and a special tribute to Freddie Phillips with music from Trumpton, Camberwick Green and Chigley.


Brazilian pianist Taubkin has been making waves with his sensual mix of lush traditional arrangements laced with cutting edge technique and contemporary harmony. For this tour he has teamed up with exhilarating and innovative percussionist Adewale, who has shared the stage with Seu Jorge, Oliver Mtukudzi and Jools Holland, among others. Their work together evolves around the play of push and pull between two instruments, which are often considered the backbone of bossa nova. Experimental and improvised yet focused on building soundscapes, harmonies and melodies.

Richard is joined by keyboard virtuoso Howard Beach, ex of Red Priest, for Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto arranged for guitar and harpsichord and Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, arranged for guitar and piano. ‘Extraordinary virtuosity… A simply unmissable treat’ Classic FM Magazine Tickets £15.00 (concessions £13.00; students £5.00)

‘Sophisticated, satisfying, serious stuff’ Songlines Tickets £12.00 (concessions £10.00; students £5.00)



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October Thursday 17 October | 7.30pm

Friday 18 October | 7.30pm

Look Stranger

Rafiki Jazz

Ruth Culver and the Utter:Jazz Quartet with special guest reader Sir Derek Jacobi

Declaration Kriol

To mark Britten’s Centenary, Utter:Jazz weave swing, samba, blues and grooves through their vibrant re-imaginings of Benjamin Britten’s WH Auden songs. Britten’s stunning harmonic soundscapes and Auden’s passionate and political lyrics are refracted through many diverse influences of contemporary jazz in these intriguing and entertaining new arrangements. Twelve evocative songs – including ‘Stop All the Clocks’ (made famous in Four Weddings and a Funeral) – plus readings of WH Auden poetry – romantic, satirical or politically charged. In between songs are readings of WH Auden’s poetry by Sir Derek Jacobi. ‘A very special way to celebrate Britten’s centenary.. respectful and beautiful 21st century exploration … and Auden’s poems still shine forth.’ Dame Emma Kirkby Tickets £17.00 (concessions £15.00)

‘In other hands, this combination might seem dangerous, even toxic, but Rafiki Jazz pull it off beautifully, making sweet sounds with a beautiful fusion twist’ BBC R3 Stage WOMAD Tickets £12.00 (concessions £10.00; students £5.00) Declaration Kriol welcomes support from STAR (Student Action for Refugees) University of York for this concert.

Utter:Jazz Quarter

Supported by Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Promising an extravagant blitz of dancing cross-continental world music wizardry, this project brings an expanded Rafiki Jazz ensemble, presenting an inspired collaborative show where global folk heritage traditions come up against the digital domain and our own very British babble of migrated languages. With reworked multi-language texts from the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights delivered by singers and rappers, joined by a unique vocalist singing a new digitally created Kriol (creole) language, Rafiki Jazz return to the NCEM to showcase vibrant new music from their new album. Book Tickets Now... Box Office 01904 658338



October Saturday 26 October | 3.00pm

The Cobra Club Featuring York Musicians and Dancers Join Snake Davis and students from Burnholme Community College and Joseph Rowntree Secondary School for a showcase extravaganza to mark the end of a 6-week jazz project run by Music4U and the NCEM. The project has involved 50 students, a mixture of instrumentalists, singers and dancers who have been working together to form a new Snake Davis band. Helped by musician Sue Williamson and newly graduated Leeds College of Music students Declan Forde, Will Howard, Angus Milne and Matt Parkinson – the newly formed band has learnt some of Snake’s material, jazz, pop and soul standards and also have written their own songs. Music lovers, Snake fans, family and friends are all welcome. Tickets £3.00 (concessions £2.00)

Saturday 26 October | 7.30pm

Snake Davis Band Snake Davis saxophone, flute, shakuhach, whistle Paul Birchall keyboards Ali Thynne drums Simon Goulding bass Top British soul, jazz and funk saxophonist Snake Davis will be showcasing the brand new ‘Missing You’ CD. Snake the ‘sax man’ is widely known for his solos on tracks such as Lisa Stansfield’s ‘Change’, M-Peoples ‘Search For A Hero’ and ‘Moving On Up’ and Take That’s ‘A Million Love Songs’. He has played and recorded with artists ranging from James Brown to Paul McCartney, The Eurhythmics to Amy Winehouse – having recorded on more than 400 tracks in recent years for over 60 artists and played with dozens more. A highly talented player, he is also a musical director (Heather Small and M-People), a writer, an arranger, band leader and sought after for his work in education. ‘A virtuoso saxophonist’ Daily Telegraph Tickets £17.00 (concessions £15.00)



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October November

Wednesday 30 October | 7.30pm

Breabach Fronted by the bagpipes and whistles of Calum MacCrimmon and James Duncan Mackenzie and the fiddle, step-dance and lead vocals of Megan Henderson, and underpinned by James Lindsay’s double bass and Ewan Robertson’s guitar, Breabach commands the stage with flair, charisma and a sound that is as expansive as it is distinct. Their repertoire fuses traditional and contemporary songs and instrumentals, displaying passion for their musical heritage alongside eagerness to explore and challenge boundaries. Recent line-up changes have given a new edge and focus to what was already one of the most celebrated and successful Scottish groups of modern times, voted Best Folk Band in the 2012 Scots Trad Music Awards. ‘Intriguingly distinctive, confident of purpose and rich in dynamic drama’ Songlines Promoted in association with the Black Swan Folk Club Tickets £14.00 (concessions £12.00)

Friday 1 November | 7.30pm |

Shivoham: Luminosity Part of Illuminating York Festival A son et lumière musical experience presented by Manasamitra, that will captivate audiences by merging the contemplative chants and early music of South India with state-of-the-art lighting technologies and projection. Using ancient Vedic texts and lyrics, soulful vocal and instrumental music and the smells and sounds of India, this multisensory show will give the audience a uniquely pleasing spiritual experience. Artists include Supriya Nagarajan, artistic director and vocalist whose mellifluous voice and connectivity to audiences have won her critical acclaim across the globe. Shivoham is one of three productions supported by the Arts Council of England as part of Manasamitra's Strategic Touring programme. Promoted in association with Manasamitra Tickets £15.00 (concessions £12.00; students £5.00) Book Tickets Now... Box Office 01904 658338



November Saturday 9 November | 7.30pm

Orquesta Tangazo

Friday 8 November | 7.30pm

Jamil Sheriff Trio Featuring Dave Walsh drums and Peter Turner double bass, this will be a real treat for anyone who loves the jazz piano trio. Jamil Sheriff is one of the most respected jazz musicians in the north, a sophisticated and accomplished pianist who is better known for his Octet and more recently his acclaimed big band album 'Ichthyology'. The group has a very original sound and their playful approach and joyous interplay is the perfect backdrop for a set of original, contemporary repertoire. ‘Jamil Sheriff has made a real difference to the vitality of the jazz scene in the north... often inspired at updating the straightahead’ The Guardian Tickets £12.00 (concessions £10.00; students £5.00)

Featuring members of Tango Siempre, the UK’s leading tango quartet, together with the Sigamos String Quartet, a group which specializes in collaborations with world music and jazz artists - Orquesta Tangazo recreates the sound of the great Argentinean orchestras of tango’s golden age in the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, bringing together some of the US leading exponents of tango, contemporary and world music to perform tradititional, nuevo and contemporary tango music with verve and passion. Orquesta Tangazo is a project conceived by UK bandoneonist Julian Rowlands. ‘Their playing has the verve and gutwrenching rhythmic drive associated with the greatest Argentinian bands …’ Financial Times - Tango Siempre ‘…the well-tempered, note-perfect string quartet shifted through romance, irony and despair on the point of a pin… they impressively integrated classical textures with jazz delivery.’ Financial Times - Sigamos String Quartet Tickets £12.00 (concessions £10.00; students £5.00)



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Saturday 23 November | 7.30pm

Ballaké Sissoko



At Peace Ballaké Sissoko is one of Mali's greatest exponents of the kora, the 21-stringed harp of the Manding people. Whilst his music is steeped in ancient West African traditions, he is also a staunch innovator and musical adventurer. Ballaké has performed with Toumani Diabate, Taj Mahal, Ludovico Einaudi, and more recently, in an award-winning collaboration with French cellist Vincent Segal. Performing from his latest CD ‘At Peace’, which has received fantastic reviews from critics worldwide - the timely success of which is frequently attributed to the contrast between the peacefulness of the music and the current turmoil in his homeland of Mali, he is joined by his musical companions on guitars and balafon. ‘This is music that makes it feel very good to be alive’ Tickets £12.00 (concessions £10.00; students £5.00) Book Tickets Now... Box Office 01904 658338



This special fundraising evening is to celebrate the launch of the NCEM Student Bursary Scheme Friday 29 November, 7.00pm carriages at 10.30pm National Centre for Early Music ÂŁ60.00 to include canapĂŠs, a three course meal and wines Dress Code: Venetian Masks/Costumes or DJs and Colourful Evening Dress Book Now on ...01904 658338 NCEM Book Tickets Now... Box Office 01904 658338 10

December Sunday 1 December | 7.30pm

Saxophone Giants:

A Tribute to Jazz’s Greatest Saxophonists

Jean Toussiant

Jean Toussaint saxophones Keith Loftis saxophones Reuben James piano Dave Hamblett drums Mark Lewandowski double bass Keith Loftis, American tenor player and regular band member for the Roy Hargrove Big Band and Abdullah Ibrahim, makes his UK debut with Saxophone Giants. He will be joined by tenor player, Jean Toussaint, former band member of Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers who has performed with such jazz notables as McCoy Tyner, Wynton Marsalis and the Gill Evans Orchestra. The band will be completed by the Reuben James Trio - Dave Hamblett, Reuben James and accompanied by rising star, Mark Lewandowski. This will be their first tour since the late, great Wilson passed away suddenly in June 2012. Through some of the 20th century’s most celebrated saxophonists, including Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon and John Coltrane, Loftis and Toussaint will blow you away with their clarity of tone, honesty and passion. ‘Jean Toussaint’s evolution from hard bopper to a player of considerable breadth and warmth has been an engaging exercise to witness’…The Guardian Tickets £15.00 (concessions £13.00; students £5.00) Supported by the Abram Wilson Foundation

The Barbakan is a small, friendly, family run café & restaurant within the City Walls. We specialise in Eastern European culinary traditions, mainly in Polish cuisine, serving delicious Illy coffee, homemade pastries and cakes. There are plenty of lunch specialities for those who want to try something a little bit different from the mainstream cuisine. Book Tickets Now... Box Office 01904 658338





Friday 6 – Sunday 15 December Guests include Yorkshire Bach Choir, L’Avventura London, Members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the European Union Baroque Orchestra. Full details of the Christmas Festival Saver Ticket and all concerts from

SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: Saturday 7 December | 7.30pm Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York

Sunday 8 December | 7.30pm NCEM, St Margaret’s Church

Brecon Baroque


Rachel Podger director/violin Johannes Pramsohler violin Jane Rogers viola Alison McGillivray cello/gamba Marcin Świątkiewicz harpsichord with Pamela Thorby recorder

A Christmas Canon A sparkly entertainment of concertos, fugues and canons, alongside seasonal tunes from France and Germany. ‘fluid, dynamic playing’ Boston Globe Tickets Reserved seating £25.00 (concessions £22.00, students £5.00)

directed by David Skinner Alison Hill soprano Ruth Massey mezzo-soprano Steven Harrold tenor Jimmy Holliday bass with Andrew Lawrence-King harps

There is no rose: English Medieval Carols & the Trinity Carol Roll The Trinity Carol Roll (from Trinity College, Cambridge) is the earliest source of the English polyphonic carol. The 13 works in this manuscript include the famous Agincourt Carol, celebrating Henry V’s victory over the French in 1415, and much-loved and performed There is no rose. Celebrate Christmas with David Skinner and Alamire in medieval style with this charming programme. ‘Extremely fine performances ... outstanding, authoritative, and thus essential listening.’ Early Music Tickets £25.00 (concessions £22.00)



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Monday 9 December | 7.30pm NCEM, St Margaret’s Church

Thursday 12 December | 7.30pm York Minster

The York Waits

The Sixteen


directed by Harry Christophers with

Drive the Cold Winter Away: Music for the Cold Season of the Year Tim Bayley, Lizzie Gutteridge, Susan Marshall, William Marshall, John Peel shawms, curtals, recorders, bagpipes, harps, hurdy gurdy, portative organ, fiddle, rommelpot, lute, pipe and tabor with Deborah Catterall singer Secular songs, dances, and topical instrumental music to herald the onset of winter. The programme includes lively dance tunes, ballads about feasting, pastimes for the dark evenings, and of course, references to the weather that dominated medieval and renaissance lives for a third of the year! The York Waits' vast array of period instruments even includes a rommelpot a percussive device made from a pig's bladder and used by children on the continent to accompany their Wassails. ‘a display of consummate discipline and immense breadth.... in company with Deborah Catterall's warm, clear soprano, it made an aural - and visual – feast’ The Press

Frances Kelly harp

Ceremony of Carols We are delighted to welcome The Sixteen to York for the first time within the Christmas Festival and to celebrate the seasonal music of two of the most significant composers of the 20th century – Poulenc and Britten. Don’t miss this magical evening, concluding with the everpopular, and exquisitely beautiful, Ceremony of Carols. ‘the choral sounds were wonderfully clear and unfailingly precise … Christophers’ group can be just as impressively extrovert as they had been austerely restrained’ The Guardian Tickets Reserved seating front nave: £30.00

Reserved seating rear nave: £20.00 (concessions £18.00) Unreserved seating side aisles: £15.00 (students £5.00) Promoted in association with The Sixteen

Sponsored by JWP Creers

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December Saturday 14 December | 7.30pm


Crows’ Bones by Martin Green (Lau) Commissioned by Opera North Projects with Martin Green, Becky Unthank, Inge Thomson and Niklas Roswall In the tradition of telling ghost stories at Christmastime, Crows’ Bones is a mesmerising collection of ghost songs old and new, pinpointing the essence of what is most beautiful and unsettling in the folk genre. Led by Lau accordionist Martin Green, it is performed by a specially assembled group of folk luminaries made up of Becky Unthank (The Unthanks), nykelharpist Niklas Roswall and singer Inge Thomson (Karine Polwart band). Drawing together songs of murderous visitations and unnatural happenings, Crows' Bones takes you deep into a musical hinterland of broken music boxes and twisted gramophones to reveal the dark heart of folk song. ‘Best of all was Crows' Bones, a luminous musical collaboration - a must see’ The Herald Tickets £15.00 (concessions £13.00)

Local Musical Societies Tuesday 17 December | 7.30pm

Friday 20 December | 7.30pm

York Musical Theatre Company A Partridge in a Pear Tree

York Opera Realms of Glory

Tickets £12.00 (concessions £10.00)

Tickets £12.00 (concessions under 18’s £8.00)



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Spring 2014

Coming Soon Saturday 25 January | 10.00am – 12 noon and 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Come and Play: The Gamelan Part of the 2014 York Residents Festival Explore the traditional Indonesian Gamelan with community musicians Emily Crossland and Jade Flahive Gilbert. The University of York’s Gamelan Sekar Petak (the White Flower Gamelan) will be in residence and participants will find out more about the Javanese gamelan, its surrounding culture and its traditional repertoire. The workshops will be hands-on and are aimed at adults/children (aged 11+). No prior experience is required. Tickets £3.00 (no concessions) bookings must be made in advance. Download the booking form at

Friday 21 March | 7.30pm

European Day of Early Music Following on from the success of the first pan European celebration of JS Bach’s birthday earlier this year, we are delighted to be working with musicians from the University of York to create a suitably festive encore. Tickets £5.00 (concessions £3.00)

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Working withYoung People

NCEM Student Bursary Scheme

Thalia Ensemble Young Artists Competition Winners 2013

The NCEM has launched its new bursary scheme to support young early music musicians wishing to further their careers. It offers them the opportunity to enter the NCEM Composers Award, the Young Artists International Competition (part of the York Early Music Festival) and to join the Minster Minstrels and Young Minstrels as well as other opportunities. The NCEM is committed to supporting these young people on their musical journey. You can donate on-line at or send a cheque to the NCEM, St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York, YO1 9TL. We appreciate your support.

Recordings at the NCEM The NCEM offers excellent recording facilities to musicians of all genres. We are able to offer exclusive use of the space and also fully engineered sessions on request.

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Parties, Celebrations Conferences A stunning venue in the heart of York

The NCEM is now available for anniversary parties, wedding receptions, conferences, dinners and musical soirĂŠes. The venue can accommodate up to 100 people for dinners and up to 150 for receptions. If you would like to find out more or make a booking, please contact our Events Manager on 01904 632220 or email


How to Find Us

National Centre for Early Music St Margaret’s Church Walmgate York Y01 9TL Box Office: 01904 658338 General Enquiries: 01904 632220 The National Centre for Early Music is based at St Margaret’s Church in Walmgate – to the East of the City. The NCEM is accessible by car, bus, foot or bike (there are a number of cycle racks on the premises). Car Parking: The Peel Street car park (off George Street) is a flat rate of £2.00 for the evening. Buses: First York Bus No. 10 stops in Walmgate. For timetable information contact

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How to Book All concerts take place at the National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret’s Church, Walmgate,York YO1 9TL unless otherwise indicated. Seating at the NCEM is unreserved. By Telephone: Contact the Box Office on 01904 658338. Open weekdays between 9.00am – 5.00pm. By Credit/Debit Card: Tickets can be booked by Visa, Mastercard, Delta, Access and Maestro. Please note that a surcharge of £1.00 applies to both credit and debit cards. On-Line: Visit our website and use the secure on-line booking system. You will need to register with a user name and password to book your tickets. In Person: The National Centre for Early Music is situated in St Margaret’s Church, Walmgate, York YO1 9TL. The Box Office entrance is on Percy’s Lane, just off Navigation Road, open weekdays between 9.00am – 5.00pm. By Post: Send your order to the Box Office, National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret’s Church, Walmgate, York Y01 9TL, enclosing an SAE. Cheques should be made payable to the National Centre for Early Music.

General Ticket Information Email: Simply e mail your enquiry to Reservations: Reservations: Tickets can be reserved but must be paid for within three working days and at least 24 hours prior to the performance.

Concessions: These apply to people aged from 60 years onwards, unemployed, registered disabled and carers. Please note that a limited number of concessions are available for each concert.

Group Bookings: Buy 10 get one free! We welcome group bookings (subject to ticket availability) and ask that all tickets are booked in the same transaction to take advantage of this offer.

Student Tickets: Please note that the student price of £5.00 on selected events is a limited offer so book early to avoid disappointment.

Student Standby Tickets: Look out for student standby tickets which will be available on the day for selected concerts only. This information will be publicised on our website one week prior to the relevant performances. Refunds and Exchanges: We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded except in the event of a cancelled performance.

Gift Vouchers: These can be purchased from the Box Office in amounts of £5 and £10.

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The NCEM offers a warm welcome to everyone. It is fully accessible to wheelchair users, with suitable toilets and designated car parking spaces. It is also fitted with an induction loop and we have an RNIB Braille map of York available on request. If you have any special needs please let us know when booking your tickets. The NCEM is a Typetalk Approved business. Registered assistance dogs welcome.

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NCEM Diary Dates Autumn 2013

Snake Davis

Sir Derek Jacobi

Saturday 21 September

Friday 27 September

Thursday 10 October

Friday 11 October

Thursday 17 October

Friday 18 October

Saturday 26 October

Adriano Adewale & Benjamim Taubkin



Adriano Adewale & Benjamim Taubkin

Richard Durrant & Howard Beach

Utter:Jazz & Sir Derek Jacobi

Rafiki Jazz






The Cobra Club


Saturday 26 October

Snake Davis Band

Friday 1 November

Shivoham: Luminosity – Illuminating York Festival

Wednesday 30 October





Friday 8 November

Jamil Sheriff Trio


Saturday 23 November

Ballaké Sissoko


Saturday 9 November

Friday 29 November

Sunday 1 December

Saturday 7 December

Sunday 8 December

Monday 9 December

Thursday 12 December

Saturday 14 December

Front cover Richard Durrant

Orquesta Tangazo

Magical Melodies

Tuesday 17 December Friday 20 December

Saturday 25 January

Orquesta Tangazo


A Venetian Extravaganza


Saxophone Giants


Brecon Baroque




The York Waits


The Sixteen


Crows’ Bones: Opera North Project


York Opera


York Musical Theatre Company

Come and Play: The Gamelan


10.00am & 2.00pm @yorkearlymusic

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The National Centre for Early Music | St Margaret’s Church | Walmgate | York Y01 9TL

The National Centre for Early Music is run by the York Early Music Foundation Registered Charity No. 1068331. All details are correct at the time of going to press but we reserve the right to amend the published programme if necessary.

NCEM autumn brochure 2013  

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