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Wednesday 16 November 7.00 pm

Talk by Alison Weir

international best-selling historian

Queens of the Age of Chivalry

Ripon Library
Box office: 01765 605508

PREVIOUS HIGHLIGHTS

Hallé Orchestra –
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2
Seckou Keita & Catrin Finch
London Mozart Players –
Beethoven Symphony No 7
Dvorak New World Symphony
Alexander McCall Smith
Ian McMillan
Miklós Perényi
Red Priest
Royal Northern Sinfonia –
Schubert Symphony No 9
Sibelius Symphony No. 1
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra –
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5
St. Nikolai Choir of Moscow –
Rachmaninov Vespers
Stile Antico
Clare Teal
Wihan Quartet
John Williams

2022 Events

Alison Weir

Alison Weir – Author and Historian

Queens of the Age of Chivalry – England’s queens of the 14th Century. Alison Weir is the bestselling female historian in the UK and has sold …

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Box Tale Soup Theatre – The Wind in the Willows

‘masters of storytelling … ingenious… delightful … absolutely enchanting’ ***** From the peaceful pleasures of Ratty’s beloved River Bank to the fearful frights and wicked …

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Janusz Jersey Opera House

Janusz Piotrowicz

Liszt: Funérailles, Consolation Rachmaninov: Prelude Op 32 No 12 Chopin: Nocturne Op 27 No 2; Ballade No 3; Mazurka Op 33 No 4; Scherzo No …

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The London Revue Company ‘LOVEetc’

A musical guide to Love, Marriage and Growing Old Disgracefully Starring West End actors Nicola Keen and Michael Winsor. Director/piano Malcolm McKee Songs by Cole …

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The Often Herd

The Often Herd – Bluegrass Band

Robert Hughes – guitar;  Evan Davies – mandolin;  Niles Kreiger – fiddle;  Sam Quintana – bass One of the most engaging and dynamic live acts …

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Passacaglia Trio in church

Passacaglia Trio – ‘To Touch the Heart’

Annabel Knight recorder, baroque flute  Reiko Ichise viola da gamba Robin Bigwood harpsichord Music of the Royal Courts of Prussia centred around the dramatic and …

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Black Dyke Band

The Black Dyke Band

Conductor – Nicholas Childs    Programme: Kaye Queensbury Shostakovich Festive Overture Schjelderup Fantasy of Joy  Ravel Bolero  Sarasota Ziegeuneweisen  Lovatt-Cooper Carrickfergus Black Dyke at the Movies; …

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After Hours

The After Hours Quintet

Oly Clarkson – vocals, woodwind Max Miller – guitar, banjo Elliott Roffe – D/B John Arnesen – drums Elias Bolufer Cabello – trumpet Dynamic, sophisticated, …

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Morgan Szymanski – Guitar (Thirsk)

Musical Journey through Latin America – exciting rhythms and soulful melodies from the great classics of Agustin Barrios, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Manuel Ponce, Piazzolla, César Oliva, …

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Morgan Szymanski – Guitar (Ripon)

Musical Journey through Latin America – exciting rhythms and soulful melodies from the great classics of Agustin Barrios, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Manuel Ponce, Piazzolla, César Oliva, …

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Orchestra of Opera North

Janusz Piotrowicz  – conductor Maciej Kulakowski – ‘cello     Mozart                  Overture: The Marriage of Figaro Dvorak            …

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Scenes from 2019

Thank you to our wonderful audiences, sponsors, friends and team of volunteers for helping to make the 2019 festival such a terrific success!

London Mozart Players Janusz Piotrowicz Dvorak ‘New World’ Symphony A breathtaking Finale Catrin
London Mozart Players Janusz Piotrowicz Dvorak ‘New World’ Symphony A breathtaking Finale
Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita Exquisite music from ‘Soar’ Opening concert
Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita Exquisite music from ‘Soar’ Opening concert
Spring Concert with Anna Douglass
Spring Concert with Anna Douglass

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Ripon International Festival is a world-class celebration of great orchestras, choral, chamber and folk concerts, jazz, gypsy, literature and poetry, in magnificent Ripon Cathedral, the Royal Hall – Harrogate’s “Palace of Gold”, Markenfield Hall – mediaeval manor, and historic village churches. Come and experience the festival’s distinctive atmosphere in an area full of history and natural beauty.

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The Festival Friends
The Coulthurst Trust
The WW Spooner Trust
Anne & Martin Curzon
Mrs. Christin Thackray
JM FINN