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Bach, St John Passion


Skipton Town Hall, with Skipton Camerata. Booking now open!

Schütz, Bach and their choral legacy


Clothworkers Consort performs at the Meeting House at Ackworth School for the Ackworth Concert Society Series. The programme includes Schűtz's 'Selig sind die Toten' SWV 392, and 'Herr, nun lässest du deinen Diener', SWV 432, Bach's motet for double choir 'Singet dem Herrn' BWV 225, Hugo Distler's motet 'Singet dem Herrn' op. 12, no. 1...

Handel, Messiah


With Skipton Camerata, directed by Ben Crick Bryan White - Chorus Master Peyee Chen soprano Hannah Mason mezzo soprano Nicholas Sales tenor Mark Saberton bass A perennial favourite and the traditional start to Christmas, Handel’s Messiah is as popular now as it was over two and a half centuries ago, from the heartfelt simplicity of ‘I...

Advent and Christmas by Candlelight


A candlelit concert of music for the festive season, in the beautiful intimate surroundings of the Leeds Universities Catholic Chaplaincy. Programme To be confirmed. Tickets Full: £12 Concession: £10   Pre-ordered tickets will be kept for collection at the box office before the concert. Online bookings are accepted until 3.00pm on Friday 9 December. After that...

Hans Gal Society Concert


Hans Gál Society Concert The Clothworkers Consort of Leeds performs the annual concert for the Hans Gál Society. Programme Heinrich Schütz, 'Selig sind die Toten' Hans Gál, Motette [1924] Joseph Haydn, 'Die Harmonie in der Ehe' Hans Gál, Epigrams [1926] Hans Gál, Four Elizabethan Madrigals [1939] Robert Schumann, 'Die Gute Nacht' Hans Gál, Four Partsongs...

Haworth weekend


NB This event is for choir members only The Haworth weekend is an annual visit to the beautiful village of Haworth in the Yorkshire moors, home of the Brontë sisters, and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region. The weekend, spent mostly at Haworth's extremely comfortable Youth Hostel, is devoted to intensive (but enjoyable!)...

Ilkley Literary Festival: Lord Byron’s Manfred and Its Musical Settings


  2016 marks the bicentenary of Lord Byron’s dramatic poem ‘Manfred’. Popular as a play in the 19th century, it inspired incidental music by Robert Schumann and provided the stimulus for Tchaikovsky’s Manfred Symphony. This fascinating event explores the relationship between Byron’s work and its musical settings, with speakers from the University of Leeds offering...

Give It A Go! Open Rehearsal


ALL WELCOME Our Open Rehearsal is a chance for any member of the University of Leeds interested in auditioning for the choir to Give It A Go! Come and sing with the choir, find out more about us, decide if you want to audition. Audition slots are available immediately after the rehearsal, and you do not...

‘Make once more my heart thy home’: A composer in exile


‘OUT OF THE SHADOWS’ Music and Theatre from the Jewish archive Old Synagogue, Pilsen Hans Gál was one of a generation of Jewish composers forced to flee Austria when the Nazis invaded. This programme celebrates Gál’s love of choral music, placing his own settings of poems by Shakespeare, Blake, Johnson, Shelley, and Queen Elizabeth I...