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Event 04: Minster Minstrels

NCEM, York
Sunday 8 December 12:30pm

Adults £10.00 | Students £5.00


Please note that online booking for this event has now closed. Tickets will be available on the door from one hour before the performance.

All This Time This Song is Best
directed by Heather Moger
12.30pm - c.1.30pm (NCEM Patrons free of charge)


The Minster Minstrels are joined by singers directed by BBC Music Fellow Bethany Seymour in a polyptych of musical portraits depicting scenes from the Nativity. Our central panel, Hassler's polychoral Verbum caro factum est, is framed by a colourful array of Christmas pieces, including a setting of Joseph, lieber Joseph mein (Hieronymus Praetorius) and Buxtehude's Cantata In Dulci Jubilo.

The Minster Minstrels is run as a partnership between the NCEM and York Arts Academy with support from the Mayfield Valley Arts Trust. If you are interested in joining this vibrant group – or our newly formed recorder ensemble for younger musicians – please contact us by e mailing education@ncem.co.uk


For more information visit www.ncem.co.uk/minsterminstrels