The Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival was established in 1988 to celebrate this glorious county town’s historic association with musicians from medieval times. Blessed by a wealth of extraordinarily rich ecclesiastical buildings, and a wealth of musical carvings in stone & wood in both Beverley Minster and St Mary’s Church, Beverley is the perfect place for a festival of early music. Supported by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council, and administered by the National Centre for Early Music, the festival draws in residents and visitors alike to its annual series of concerts, illustrated lectures and associated workshops.

Highlights of the 2022 Festival are now available as part of our innovatory summer online festivities: Alignment.  Featuring the sparkling programme of Bach’s Brandenburg concertos presented by Florilegium in Beverley Minster; the BBC New Generation Baroque Ensemble – Ensemble Moliere – in the company of Louis XIV alongside two rising stars in our Creative Europe EEEmerging programme: Prisma presenting a thoroughly entertaining programme inspired by the Streets of London and a sextet of wind players, part of the Ensemble Sarbacanes, in a programme of Haydn & Mozart enticingly called Music for Garden & Table.  

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The 2023 Festival will run from Friday 26th - Sunday 28th May with guest artists including The Tallis Scholars.  To ensure that you are the first to know full details of the programme, please ensure that you’re on our free mailing list.  You can unsubscribe at any time.

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