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Wednesday 27th July, 7:00 pm

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An event unique to the Ryedale Festival, the Triple Concert features three contrasting concerts in different parts of Castle Howard, each performed three times, with the audience changing places between performances.

Ashley Riches baritone
Joseph Middleton piano

A Musical Zoo
Schubert Die Forelle
Brahms An die Nachtigall
Strauss Die Drossel
Wolf Der Rattenfanger
Fauré Le Papillon et la Fleur
Ravel Le Grillon
De Séverac Les Hiboux
Howells King David
Vernon Duke Ogden Nash’s Musical Zoo

A song-celebration of the animal kingdom, with memorable musical depictions of a trout, nightingale, thrush, rat, butterfly, cricket and owl, plus the twenty animals immortalised by Ogden Nash in his ‘musical zoo’.

‘Riches has the versatility to sound at home in any language or musical idiom. He possesses a natural authority that never has to strive for effect, and his warm, supple bass-baritone is eminently grounded’ BBC Music Magazine


Joseph Shiner clarinet
Barbican Quartet

Mozart Clarinet Quintet

A timeless masterpiece played by five outstanding musicians.


The Gesualdo Six
Owain Park director

Tallis Te lucis ante terminum
Byrd Miserere mihi Domine
Jonathan Seers Look down, O Lord
Nicholas Gombert Media vita
Hildegard von Bingen O Ecclesia, occuli tui
Owain Park Phos hilaron
Alison Willis The Wind’s Warning
Max Reger Die nacht ist kommen
Josef Rheinberger Abendlied

Since the fourth century, the service of Compline has marked the end of the day, ushering in the darkness of the night. Inspired by this ancient service, these atmospheric works explore the transition between light and darkness.

Interval bar only. Please note that moving between venues involves climbing stairs.

Tickets: £40, £5 (UNDER 18)

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Wednesday 27th July
7:00 pm
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Castle Howard
YO60 7DA United Kingdom + Google Map
PARKING: Car park on site TOILETS: Public toilets available ACCESS: Disabled access available