26TH FEBRUARY 2023, 5.00PM Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, The Sage Gateshead. Conductor: John Forsythe MBE, Tenor: Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts, Mezzo-Soprano: Anna Huntley, Baritone: Morgan Pearse, Cleveland Philharmonic Choir and Durham University Choral Society, Mowbray Orchestra.
11TH MARCH 2023 7.30PM St Mary's Church, Long Newton. Recital with Charlotte McLoughlin (soprano), Jeremy Harbottle (cello and tenor) and Rev'd Daniel Ackerley (accompanist)
Featuring our usual entertaining collection of opera, classical, musical theatre, jazz and folk music, with a little bit of audience participation, of course!
Admission includes refreshments, £10 Adults ,£5 under 16s. Payable at the door, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01642 648435 to reserve a seat.
18th MARCH 2023, Hardwick Part, Durham, 1pm and 3pm Performance at Hardwick Park of a new work for two harps and soprano by Ed Carter Arachne and Minerva, which was commissioned as part of a project about the park in 2021.
24th MARCH 2023 7.30PM Recital at The Old Low Light, North Shields Sarah's programme explores original harp music from the early 19th Century through to the present day alongside much-loved music which has been transcribed for the harp. Journey from the elegance of Naderman and Glinka through the exuberance of Gliere's "Impromptu", the storytelling of Zabel's "Marguerite au Rouet", Swift's "Time Spinner" and Reeman's emotional and descriptive "Three Epitaphs for Harp", with an added contemporary twist from Salzedo alongside Bernard Andres' toe-tapping homage to Duke Ellington. Tickets available through website Concert: Harpist - Old Low Light
25TH MARCH 2023 7.30PM Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Ripon Cathedral. Ripon Choral Society.
22nd APRIL 2023 7.30pm St Cecilia Orchestra, Ripon Cathedral Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture, Schumann Conzertstruck, Strauss Ein Heldenleben Tickets St Cecilia Orchestra - Ripon North Yorkshire (st-cecilia.org.uk)
23rd APRIL 2023 Teesside Symphony Orchestra 3pm, Tennants Leyburn Stage and Screen (music from Star Wars, Les Miserables, The King and I, Lloyd Webber, West Side Story and more) Tickets tbc
29th APRIL 2023, Concert in support of the blood cancer charity DKMS, Yarm Methodist Church Hall, 7.00pm Featuring a variety of performers. Tickets tbc.
17TH JUNE 2023, 7.30PM Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir, Wakefield Cathedral Elgar: The Music Makers. Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir 70th Anniversary Season.
18TH JUNE 2023, 3.00pm Richmondshire Orchestra, Tennants Leyburn Programme includes Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture, Bax Tintagel, Sullivan Pirates of Penzance Overture, Maxwell Davies Farewell to Stromness (version for string orchestra), Mark Harrison Impressions of Liverpool
23RD JUNE 2023 Fundraising Concert Emmanuel Church Saltburn More details tbc.
24TH JUNE 2023, Annual Dinner for The Lance Corporal Ben Hyde Memorial Trust, The Golden Lion, Northallerton An event I play background music at every year for this wonderful charitable organisation.