York Early Music Christmas Online Festival 2023

Available to buy until Wednesday 24 January
Available to watch on demand from Friday 15 December 2.00pm – Wednesday 31 January

Watch all events for just £50.00 with our Christmas Online Box Set.

A link to watch the videos will be emailed to you on the 15th December ready for viewing from 2.00pm.

Anna Jane Lester, Chloe Prendergast violins Isabel Franenberg viola Evan Buttar cello

Well Met by Moonlight

A programme based on the deceptions and hazy mistaken identities of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Mendelssohn Overture from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Schubert String Quartet in G major, D887 (3rd movement)
Haydn String Quartet in F major, Op. 50 No. 5, ‘The Dream’
Mendelssohn Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 13

The Butter Quartet formed after the members met at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. At the 2019 York International Young Artists’ Competition they were awarded a place on the prestigious EEEMERGING+ professional development scheme for young European ensembles.


Event Date: 15/12/2023 2:00 pm

The NCEM is available to hire for anniversaries, birthday parties, wedding receptions, conferences, dinners and musical events.