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York Early Music Festival

Iestyn Davies

York Early Music International Competitors 2019
Friday 3 - Saturday 11 July 2020
Method & Madness
The UK's largest festival of classical music written before 1750 intertwines the themes of Method & Madness.  Guest artists include countertenor Iestyn Davies and the Dunedin Consort directed by John Butt; the Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments; The Sixteen directed by Harry Christophers; Voces Suaves; Profeti della Quinta; Steven Devine; the Rose Consort of Viols and the Yorkshire Baroque Soloists presenting Handel's Orlando.
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We are also delighted to acknowledge the support of Harrowells Solicitors; JWP Creers Accountants and the Shepherd Group.

Thanks are also due to Arts Council England; City of York Council; BBC Radio 3 and the Mayfield Valley Arts Trust.

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