York Early Music Festival 2021

York Early Music Festival 2021
Friday 9 – Saturday 17 July

The York Early Music Festival was established in 1977 and is designed to celebrate York’s myriad medieval churches, guildhalls and historic houses through historically informed music making of the highest international standard. The Festival is the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the NCEM’s annual programme and enjoyed by visitors from across the world.

The programme for the 2021 York Early Music Festival will be shared in the New Year.  Guest artists currently scheduled include: Brecon Baroque directed by Rachel Podger, Monteverdi String Band, The Sixteen, The Tallis Scholars and Paolo Pandolfo with highlights including the Gabrieli Consort & Players’ ROAR programme, presented in association with York Music Hub and York Minster.  

Concerts are likely to be offered to both appropriately socially distanced ‘live’ audiences and online.  To ensure that you get priority booking, please do join the Friends of the York Early Music Festival.

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