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Rumorum Winners of the 2017 Friends Prize 2017 International Young Artists Competition

Friends enjoying the 2017 York Early Music Festival

Friends enjoying the 2017 York Early Music Festival

Friends celebrating the opening of the 2017 Festival
Friends of York Early Music Festival bring together those with a special love of early music who wish to support the Festival in the longer term. Friends are offered offers myriad opportunities throughout the summer Festival to meet others with similar interests and, over the years, many lasting personal friendships have been formed.

The Friends offer particular support to up-and-coming performers in the field of early music by sponsoring, through their special donations, a Friends' Audience Prize for the biennial Young Artists Competition. Previous winners have included the award-winning vocal group Stile Antico (2005), Grand Desir (2009), Encantar (2011) Duo Domenico (2013), Sollazzo Ensemble (2015) and Rumorum (2017).

Join as an individual (£66.00) or with a joint subscription for any two friends (£108.00) - or if under 35 the cost is just £35.00!  You can book online at or please email to seek additional information, or telephone York (01904) 658338. Friendship makes an excellent Christmas or Birthday Present. You can buy gift vouchers as well to send to your friends to help them pay for next year's festival events!
Click the thumbnail above to view the brochure online or download from the link below
NCEM Join Us.pdf

For further information please contact:
Karen Burborough, Box Office Manager, York Early Music Festival, National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York YO1 9TL
Tel: 01904 658338