Saturday 27 March – Sunday 28 March
Each concert will premiere on the listed time and date.
On sale until: Friday 23 April
View on demand until: Friday 30 April


Taking place over two days Awaken features some of the UK’s most celebrated musicians, working across a range of historic venues – celebrating the unique association between the City of York and the exquisite beauty of the music of the past.

Saturday 27 March
The Gesualdo Six directed by Owain Park
Beyond these shores: A York Tapestry

Ensemble Augelletti directed by Olwen Foulkes
A Spring in Lockdown

Iestyn Davies countertenor
The Sky above the Roof

Sunday 28 March
Consone Quartet with Alexander Rolton
Schubert Quintet in C major

I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth
English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble

How to view
NCEM’s online concerts will be shown on On the day before the festival starts we will email all bookers the viewing links and add clear navigation to the concerts from the home page. Please ensure that you have a strong broadband connection, and you may want to use external speakers or headphones to maximise your experience. If you experience any difficulties with the concerts, please contact us and we will do our best to help you.

Event Date: 27/03/2021 1:00 pm - 23/04/2021 12:00 am

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