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Jess Gillam Ensemble

St Peter's Church, Norton Langton Rd, Norton, Malton

3pm & 6pm     Jess Gillam Ensemble Meredith Monk Early Morning Melody Phillip Glass Melody No. 10 from Melodies for Saxophone Luke Howard Dappled Light John Harle Flare Björk […]

Abel Selaocoe & Benjamin Powell

Birdsall House Birdsall, Malton

11am & 9pm   Abel Selaocoe cello Benjamin Powell piano Abel Selaocoe Nagula Debussy Cello Sonata James MacMillan Kiss on wood dall'Abbaco Capprice Schedrin In the style of Albeniz Ravel […]

Sirocco

Milton Rooms, Malton Market Place, Malton

3pm & 6pm   Manchester Collective, Abel Selaocoe and Chesaba Sollima Lamentatio Chesaba Improvisation Lawes Aire in C Haydn String Quartet Op. 76 No. 1, II. Adagio Sostenuto Purcell Excerpts […]

BBC Big Band & Tina May

Grand Hall, Scarborough Spa South Bay, Scarborough

5pm & 8pm   BBC Big Band Tina May vocals An unmissable evening of feel-good music from internationally acclaimed musicians featuring a timeless collection of big band numbers from the […]

Isata Kanneh-Mason

Duncombe Park Helmsley

3pm & 5.30pm   Isata Kanneh-Mason piano Mozart Piano Sonata No. 14 in C minor Chopin Ballade No. 2 in F major Gubaidulina Chaconne Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 1 in […]

Lucy Beckett: Contrasting Histories

St Michael’s Church, Malton Market Place, Malton

11am & 3pm   Rievaulx and Mount Grace: Contrasting Histories Lucy Beckett speaker Rievaulx and Mount Grace, twelve miles apart, were both at their best renowned medieval monasteries and each […]

Kathryn Tickell and Amy Thatcher

Milton Rooms, Malton Market Place, Malton

5pm & 8pm   Kathryn Tickell and Amy Thatcher Fresh sounds merge with ancient influences, as one of the leading lights of the UK folk scene and the world’s foremost […]

Coco Tomita & Simon Callaghan

Duncombe Park Helmsley

11am & 3pm   Coco Tomita violin Simon Callaghan piano Mozart Violin Sonata in F major K.376 Tchaikovsky Souvenir d’un lieu cher Poulenc Violin Sonata The winner of the Strings […]

Tenebrae: Renaissance Glories

Ampleforth Abbey East Lane

More tickets for this event may be available from Friday 23rd July. Please check back later, or email box.office@ryedalefestival.com to register your interest should further tickets become available. Thank you […]

Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux: Young Artist Day

All Saints’ Church, Hovingham Hovingham

3pm & 9pm   Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux violin Ljubica Stojanovic piano Biber Passacaglia in G minor, for Violin Solo Schubert Fantasy in C major Brahms Violin Sonata in G major Extraordinary […]

Mishka Rushdie Momen: Young Artist Day

All Saints’ Church, Hovingham Hovingham

11am & 6pm   Mishka Rushdie Momen piano Bach Prelude and Fugue in C major Mozart Fantasie in C minor K.475 Schumann  Ten Impromptus on a theme by Clara Wieck […]

Final Concert: Solem Quartet & Friends

Hovingham Hall Hovingham

3pm & 6pm (NB please note on the printed flyer the times are incorrect: 3pm & 6pm are the correct times)   Solem Quartet and friends Florence Price Summer Moon […]

SEVEN MERCIES

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Pickering 25 Hall Garth, Pickering

Seven Mercies is a Community Song Cycle by composer Joseph Howard and writer Emma Harding, inspired by the famous murals of Pickering Church, which will be introduced before the performance […]

1. OPENING CONCERT: KANNEH-MASON FAMILY – WAITING LIST ONLY

St Peter's Church, Norton Langton Rd, Norton, Malton

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2. HOUSE OF MUSIC: RAISING THE KANNEH-MASONS

St Michael’s Church, Malton Market Place, Malton

House of Music is a joyful celebration of the extraordinary story of the Kanneh-Masons. Their mother, Kadiatu, talks about what it takes to raise a musical family in a Britain […]

3. JOHAN DALENE VIOLIN & CHARLES OWEN PIANO

St Mary’s Priory Church, Old Malton 18 Town St, Old Malton, Malton

The dizzyingly talented 19-year-old violinist, quickly building an international reputation as a virtuoso and superb communicator, joins Charles Owen to play an irresistible programme, including Beethoven’s famous Spring sonata and […]

4. FAMILY CONCERT

Helmsley Arts Centre 1 Meeting House Court, Helmsley

Izzy Gizmo is the enchanting story of an intrepid young inventor who puts her talents to work to rescue a crow that can’t fly. Based on Pip Jones’s best-selling children’s […]

5. PRE-CONCERT TALK (THE WANDERER)

Duncombe Park Helmsley

Katy Hamilton Katy Hamilton explores the Romantic idea of the solitary, wandering outsider and why it inspired so many composers. Tickets: £5

6. THE WANDERER – WAITING LIST ONLY

Duncombe Park Helmsley

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7. SHAKESPEARE’S INFINITE VARIETY

Helmsley Arts Centre 1 Meeting House Court, Helmsley

Lucy Beckett has loved, taught, and written about Shakespeare all her life. In this talk she hopes to give some idea of his unlimited capacity to understand, and to help […]

8. RODERICK WILLIAMS MASTERCLASS

Helmsley Arts Centre 1 Meeting House Court, Helmsley

The much-loved baritone and composer shares thoughts on singing and performance with talented young artists. Admission: FREE

9. DOUBLE CONCERT – WAITING LIST ONLY

Sledmere House and Church Sledmere, Driffield

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10. COFFEE CONCERT: MAXWELL QUARTET

All Saints’ Church, Slingsby Church Ln, Slingsby, York, YO62 4AD

The Maxwells continue their Ryedale residency with the joie de vivre of Haydn, a piece evoking a dream sea voyage (listen out for shanties heard through shifting scenes of mist, […]

11. PRE-CONCERT TALK (ACIS AND GALATEA I)

All Saints' Church Helmsley Market Place, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Katy Hamilton introduces the story of Acis and Galatea, the world of ‘pastoral’ opera, and some of the most appealing music Handel ever composed. Tickets: £5 →Looking for more early […]

12. ACIS AND GALATEA I

All Saints' Church Helmsley Market Place, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Welcome to Arcadia. Heaven on earth. Beauty and nature live together in perfect harmony – and the nymph Galatea has love in her eyes. But when the jealous giant murders […]

13. LATE-NIGHT FOLK

Milton Rooms, Malton Market Place, Malton

The Maxwell Quartet join special guests Catriona McKay and Chris Stout to explore their shared love of Scotland’s folk music heritage. Maxwell Quartet Catriona McKay Scottish harp Chris Stout Shetland […]

15. ACIS AND GALATEA II

St Mary’s Church, Lastingham Lastingham, York

Welcome to Arcadia. Heaven on earth. Beauty and nature live together in perfect harmony – and the nymph Galatea has love in her eyes. But when the jealous giant murders […]

16. PRE-CONCERT TALK (MYSTICAL SONGS)

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Pickering 25 Hall Garth, Pickering

Katy Hamilton explores a rich moment in British musical history, delving into the background of Elgar’s Piano Quintet and Vaughan Williams’s Mystical Songs. Tickets: £5 

17. MYSTICAL SONGS

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Pickering 25 Hall Garth, Pickering

Roderick Williams and the Maxwell Quartet end their festival residencies by joining Christopher Glynn for a programme that brings together two spiritual high points of early 20th century British music: […]

18. TROUBADOUR TRAIL I

St Nicholas Church , Husthwaite Husthwaite, York, North Yorkshire

Music-making at its simplest and most mobile – as the spellbinding Scottish accordionist and Ryedale Festival Young Artist sets out on a ‘troubadour trail’ across Ryedale, bringing music – from […]

19. ACIS AND GALATEA III

St Michael’s Church, Malton Market Place, Malton

Welcome to Arcadia. Heaven on earth. Beauty and nature live together in perfect harmony – and the nymph Galatea has love in her eyes. But when the jealous giant murders […]

21. NATIONAL YOUTH CHOIR

Church of St Martin-on-the-Hill, Scarborough Albion Rd, Scarborough

A captivating programme on the theme of ‘environment’ from the UK’s flagship youth choir, much praised for both the opportunities it brings to talented young singers and for the polish […]

22. TROUBADOUR TRAIL II

St Hilda’s Church, Sherburn St Hilda's St, Sherburn, Malton

Music-making at its simplest and most mobile – as the spellbinding Scottish accordionist and Ryedale Festival Young Artist sets out on a ‘troubadour trail’ across Ryedale, bringing music – from […]

24. TROUBADOUR TRAIL III

Holy Cross Church 3-4 Main Street, Gilling East

Music-making at its simplest and most mobile – as the spellbinding Scottish accordionist and Ryedale Festival Young Artist sets out on a ‘troubadour trail’ across Ryedale, bringing music – from […]

25. COME AND SING ABBA!

Milton Rooms, Malton Market Place, Malton

Join charismatic choral leader Ben Parry, a live band, and members of the National Youth Choir for an afternoon rehearsing and performing ABBA’s greatest hits. The programme includes the world premiere […]

26. LONDON MOZART PLAYERS

St Peter's Church, Norton Langton Rd, Norton, Malton

Since winning BBC Young Musician 2014, Martin James Bartlett has built an international reputation for the wit and colourful range of his playing. In this programme, he explores the idea […]

27. KIRKBYMOORSIDE TOWN BRASS BAND

James Holt Concert Hall Manor Vale Lane, Kirkbymoorside,

Crowned 'North of England First Section Champions', join us to enjoy one of Yorkshire’s finest brass bands playing in their new concert hall. Tickets: £12, £5 (UNDER 18) →Looking for […]

28. ALIM BEISEMBAYEV PIANO – WAITING LIST ONLY

All Saints' Church, Kirkbymoorside Church Street, Kirkbymoorside

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29. LATE-NIGHT CANDLELIT CONCERT

All Saints' Church, Kirkbymoorside Church Street, Kirkbymoorside

From Baroque to Balanas, an eclectic programme from a Latvian violinist who combines his classical background with the soundworlds of pop, rock and funk and has amassed millions of online […]

30. COFFEE CONCERT: REBECA OMORDIA PIANO

All Saints’ Church, Hovingham Hovingham

Rebeca Omordia is a pioneering virtuoso whose revelatory album African Pianism has changed the face of classical music. From a delicate Nocturne expressing Moroccan composer Nabil Benabdeljalil’s intense joy at […]

31. NATIONAL YOUTH CHAMBER CHOIR AND PHILHARMONIA BAROQUE ORCHESTRA

Hovingham Hall Hovingham

An unmissable collaboration between the festival’s two ensembles in residence, as San Francisco’s renowned period instrument orchestra accompany their British director in a sparkling organ concerto before joining the National […]

32. DAME JANET BAKER

Duncombe Park Helmsley

One of the greatest of all singers gives a rare public interview in her native North Yorkshire. Dame Janet Baker is joined by Edward Seckerson to discuss her life in […]

33. COFFEE CONCERT: MUSIC FOR A WHILE

St Lawrence Parish Church, York Lawrence Street, York

With the promise that ‘Music for a while should all your cares beguile’, Rowan Pierce joins Philharmonia Baroque for a luminous programme of 17th century theatre music, culminating in the […]

34. THE GESUALDO SIX

Ampleforth Abbey East Lane

A vibrant programme from the immaculate voices of The Gesualdo Six, encompassing Renaissance motets, the chant-inspired minimalism of John Taverner, and some of today’s most exciting and original choral composers. […]

36. TRIPLE CONCERT – WAITING LIST ONLY

Castle Howard

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37. COFFEE CONCERT: ASHBY MAYES BASSOON & KRYSTAL TUNNICLIFFE PIANO

St Oswald’s Church, Sowerby Front St, Sowerby, Thirsk, YO7 1JG

Two Ryedale Festival Young Artists in an enterprising programme ranging from a bright-eyed opening sonata, the irresistible ‘pocket grooves’ of Koshinski (with guest percussionist), and twentieth century masterworks by Poulenc […]

38. RYEDALE FESTIVAL YOUNG ARTISTS DEMENTIA FRIENDLY CONCERT

Milton Rooms, Malton Market Place, Malton

A relaxed, informal and interactive concert created by Ryedale Festival Young Artists for people living with dementia, their friends, family and carers – and anyone else who would like to […]

39. STEPHEN KOVACEVICH PIANO – WAITING LIST ONLY

Duncombe Park Helmsley

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40. LATE-NIGHT CANDLELIT CONCERT – WAITING LIST ONLY

St Gregory’s Minster, Kirkdale Harome

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41. INNER CITY BRASS

St Peter's Church, Norton Langton Rd, Norton, Malton

Five of the UK’s most exciting, entertaining and subtle brass players showcase their vivid repertoire, from Bach to a new work cocommissioned by Ryedale and Spitalfields festivals. Susan LaBarr Grace […]

42. BRASS MASTERCLASS

James Holt Concert Hall Manor Vale Lane, Kirkbymoorside,

The trumpet virtuoso Lucienne Renaudin Vary works with young brass players from across Ryedale. To take part, please email workshops@ryedalefestival.com Admission: FREE →Looking for more brass concerts? Click here to […]

43. A GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL

St Peter's Church, Norton Langton Rd, Norton, Malton

Philharmonia Baroque’s commitment to both old and new music is reflected in a striking programme built around connections and contrasts. Leading countertenor Tim Mead explores Handel’s genius for characterisation in […]

44. SIÂN DICKER SOPRANO & KRYSTAL TUNNICLIFFE PIANO

All Saints’ Church, Hovingham Hovingham

Inspired by Errollyn Wallen’s London’s Burning, a programme celebrating London and Paris from two Ryedale Festival Young Artists, with songs and poems variously evoking a newspaper seller on the Metro, […]

45. LEMN SISSAY: MY NAME IS WHY

The Galtres Centre, Easingwold Market Pl, Easingwold

We regret to inform you that this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

46. PRE-CONCERT TALK (LOOKING WEST)

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Pickering 25 Hall Garth, Pickering

Julian Philips and Rebecca Hurst in conversation with Katy Hamilton. Julian Philips and Rebecca Hurst discuss the legacy of Vaughan Williams and how it inspired their new work Looking West. […]

47. LOOKING WEST

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Pickering 25 Hall Garth, Pickering

Looking West is a specially commissioned concert-theatre work to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams, whose music has long been a source of inspiration for […]

48. JAZZ IN THE GARDEN – WAITING LIST ONLY

Worsley Arms Hotel, Hovingham 1 High St, Hovingham

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49. FESTIVAL SERVICE

All Saints’ Church, Hovingham Hovingham

A service of thanksgiving for the festival, also celebrating the church music of anniversary composer and English Hymnal editor Vaughan Williams. The Revd Gareth Atha The Revd Vicky Johnson (Precentor […]

50. FINAL GALA CONCERT

Hovingham Hall Hovingham

A captivating trumpeter joins the Royal Northern Sinfonia for a sunny-spirited concerto at the heart of an eclectic programme that also takes in the lyricism of two English romantics, a […]