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Saturday 18th September

Jon Pugsley – baritone – Schumann, Debussy and Ireland

Saturday 16th October

Professor David Howard – The Tingle Factor. Acoustics and good vibrations

Saturday 13th November

Sacconi Quartet and Sara Roberts (viola) – including Mozart G minor quintet

Saturday 11th December

Matthew Barley – cello. His solo show "On the Road"


Saturday 22nd January

Passacaglia, baroque ensemble with Julia Gooding, soprano – Handel, Purcell, Rameau and Vivaldi

Sunday 13th February

Chethams Showcase including Mozart Piano and Wind Quintet K452

Sunday 13th March

Brian McGinley – Countess of Munster Trumpeter

Saturday 16th April

Rhodes Piano Trio – Mozart, Schumann and Beethoven "Archduke"

Saturday 14th May

Alexandra Dariescu – piano – Schumann, Chopin, Liszt & Wagner

Saturday 18th June

Eden/Stell Guitar Duo

Saturday 16th July

Keith Nichols Hot Five – Tribute to Fats Waller

Saturday 17th September

“A Nightingale Sang …”.

Saturday 15th October

Elias Quartet with Alexandra Dariescu – piano .

Saturday 19th November

The Naked Byrd.

Sunday 11th December

Venice in 18th Century London.


Sunday 15th January

Ksenija Sidorova – accordion.

Sunday 12th February

6-pac Jazz returns, the full line-up.

Saturday 17th March

Featherstone Flute, with Philip Shannon piano.

Saturday 14th April

A mirror image, Martin Roscoe piano.

Saturday 12th May

Metropolitan Brass Quartet, the welcome return.

Saturday 16th June

YYM Showcase, local young virtuosi.

Saturday 14th July

Passacaglia, Bach, Telemann & Handel.

Saturday 15th September

Sacred, Soul & Swing, The Songmen.

Saturday 13th October

Alexandra Dariescu, piano.

Saturday 3rd November

Sacconi & Benyounes Quartets

Sunday 9th December

Lucie Skeaping, ‘Have I got news for thee?’


Sunday 20th January

Toby Kearney – percussion

Sunday 17th February

A Maze of Pipework and Brass

Saturday 16th March

Del Mar Piano Trio

Saturday 20th April

Classical Masterpieces, Chetham's school

Saturday 18th May

Big Baroque Masterpieces, Univ of York Baroque Baroque Orchestra

Saturday 15th June

The Lyrical Violin

Saturday 6th July

Jazz Classics Revisited

Saturday 14th September

Musical Mélenge. Shelley Coulter-Smith mezzo, Cheryl Rosevear soprano, Anthony Seddon piano.

Saturday 19th October

Prince Bishops' Brass

Saturday 16th November

Spectrum – The Best of British. Chamber Choir, directed by Ben Hordern

Sunday 8th December

Doric String Quartet.


Sunday 19th January

The Classical Clarinet. Jane Booth clarinets, John Irving fortepiano

Sunday 9th February

Piano Spectacular – Steven Osborne

Sunday 9th March

A Royal Flute Lesson

Saturday 12th April

Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

Saturday 17th May

Adelia Myslov violin. Countess of Munster scheme.

Saturday 14th June

Yorkshire Young Musicians showcase.

Saturday 19th July

Passacaglia enlarged. Our 300th concert.

Saturday 20th September

The Organist Entertains – Ben Horden, organ

Saturday 18th October

Preludes and Passion – Alexandra Dariescu, piano

Saturday 15th November

The Sacconi Quartet, plus viola & cello

Saturday 13th December

Scots wahae! The Pipes are coming, Roddy McLeod

2015 onwards

Sunday 18th January

When Greek meets Latin, Evangelos Nikolaidis guitar

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Sun 15 Feb 2015

John Ireland Celebrated, The Albion Chamber Ensemble with William Morgan, tenor; James Toll, violin; Jonathan Rees, cello & John Paul Ekins, piano

Sat 14 Mar 2015

The Antara Duo, Thomas Hancox - flute, Rachel Wick - harp

Sat 18 Apr 2015

Vienna Mozart Trio, Daniel Auner – violin, Diethard Auner – cello, Irina Auner – piano

Sat 16 May 2015

Chethams Young Soloists

Sat 13 Jun 2015

Northerly Wind with Polly Sharpe, piano, Fiona McLaughlin – flute, Jane Wright – oboe, Lesley Schatzberger – Clarinet, Katherine Medway – horn, Charles Miller – bassoon

Sat 11 Jul 2015

The Swingle Singers, Fresh from recent performances at the Royal Festival Hall and La Scala, Milan.

Sat 19 Sep 2015

The Scott Brothers, Jonathan and Tom - piano & organ, two & four hands.

Sat 17 Oct 2015

Laura van der Heijden - cello, with Alison Rhind, piano

Tue 3 Nov 2015

Musical Bran Tub 1, Presented by Graham Merriam

Sat 14 Nov 2015

Onyx Brass, with Mark Stone, baritone

Sat 12 Dec 2015

Raphaela Papadakis, soprano, with James Sherlock piano

Sun 17 Jan 2016

Sullivan String Quartet, with Ryan Drucker, piano

Tue 2 Feb 2016

Musical Bran Tub 2, presented by Graham Merriam

Sun 21 Feb 2016

The Rose Trio, Oboe, clarinet and bassoon.

Sat 12 Mar 2016

Lendvai String Trio, with Tom Poster, piano

Sat 16 Apr 2016

Ryan Drucker, Young Belgian pianist

Wed 4 May 2016

Musical Bran Tub 3, presented by Graham Merriam

Sat 14 May 2016

Yorkshire Young Musicians' Platform

Sat 11 Jun 2016

The Best of Baroque - all day, Three events at Over Silton, Kirby Sigston & Sowerby in one day

Sat 11 Jun 2016

The Best of Baroque - Over Silton only, Three events at Over Silton, Kirby Sigston & Sowerby in one day

Sat 11 Jun 2016

The Best of Baroque - Kirby Sigston only, Three events at Over Silton, Kirby Sigston & Sowerby in one day

Sat 11 Jun 2016

The Best of Baroque - Sowerby only, Three events at Over Silton, Kirby Sigston & Sowerby in one day

Thu 30 Jun 2016

100 Years on - The Somme remembered

Fri 8 Jul 2016

John Etheridge and Sweet Chorus, One of the great luminaries of the jazz guitar world

Wed 27 Jul 2016

Coffee Concert - Young Artist Platform III, Ryedale Festival Nicholas Mogg, baritone with Jâms Coleman

Sat 17 Sep 2016

Screen & Sax, Hannah Marcinowicz, saxophone with Philip Mountford, piano

Sat 15 Oct 2016

Sacconi String Quartet with Robert Plane, Ben Hancox & Hannah Dawson violins Robin Ashwell viola Cara Berridge cello

Wed 2 Nov 2016

Musical Bran Tub 4, presented by Graham Merriam

Sat 12 Nov 2016

Gleaming Brass, Bella Tromba - Emma Bassett, Victoria Curran, Jo Harris & Becca Toft, trumpets

Sat 10 Dec 2016

Kosmos Ensemble, Harriet Mackenzie, violin Meg Hamilton, viola Milos Milivojevic, accordion

Sun 15 Jan 2017

Annual General Meeting

Sun 15 Jan 2017

Jonathan Parkin - guitar

Sun 15 Jan 2017

AGM Cream Tea

Tue 31 Jan 2017

Musical Bran Tub 5

Sun 12 Feb 2017

The Artistry of Fugue, presented by Peter Noke

Sat 4 Mar 2017

The Joy of Song, RNCM Songsters introduced by Professor Lynne Dawson

Sat 11 Mar 2017

Sitkovetsky Trio, Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Philip Higham, cello; Wu Qian, piano.

Sat 8 Apr 2017

Great Schubert, The Gildas Quartet with Alexander Baillie, cello

Tue 25 Apr 2017

Musical Bran Tub 6, Presented by Graham Merriam and friends

Sat 13 May 2017

The Wand of Youth, Chetham's School Showcase A brilliant opportunity to hear some of Britain's best emerging talent.

Sat 10 Jun 2017

Apollo5 - With a Song in My Heart, One of the top-flight British a cappella ensembles in a programme entitled "With a Song in my Heart

Sat 15 Jul 2017

A 30th Birthday Celebration, With Yorkshire Young Musicians alumni, friends and The Eblana String Trio. Directed by David Greed, leader of the Opera North Orchestra

Sat 16 Sep 2017

Giants of the keyboard, Graham Barber plays Reger and Bach on organ and piano

Sat 14 Oct 2017

An Enchanted Evening, Eblana String Trio with Katie Lewis, oboe

Sat 11 Nov 2017

Busy Fingers, A4 Brass Quartet

Sat 9 Dec 2017

AGM and a Festive Bran Tub 7, presented by Graham Merriam

Sun 14 Jan 2018

Baroque to Brahms on a Bassoon, Catriona McDermid, bassoon with Jonathan Musgrave, piano

Sun 18 Feb 2018

Opera - The Tingle Factor, presented by Anthony Ogus

Sat 7 Apr 2018

From Russia with Love, The Benyounes Quartet with Ryan Drucker, piano

Sat 12 May 2018

Extraordinary Sounds from Around, Yorkshire Young Musicians Showcase directed by Penny Stirling

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Two centuries of remarkable hands, Charles Owen, piano

Fri 28 Sep 2018

The Sacconis and Friends, The Sacconi Quartet - Ben Hancox and Hannah Dawson, violins; Robin Ashwell, viola and Cara Berridge, cello with Robert Plane, clarinet and Alec Frank-Gemmill, Horn.

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Angel Voices ever Singing, The RNCM Songsters under the direction of Jonathan Fisher

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Red Priest - Handel in the Wind, Handel reimagined with Piers Adams recorders, Adam Summerhayes violin, Angela East cello and David Wright harpsichord

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Annual General Meeting, The Society's chance to review the events of the previous year.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Romance on the Keys, Christian Sandrin, piano Supported by the Countess of Munster Recital Scheme.

Sun 24 Feb 2019

Around the Horn, by Chris Larkin, chairman of the British Horn society.

Sat 13 Apr 2019

A 12-stringed Celebration, The Katona Twins - Peter and Zoltan celebrate their 30th year performing as a duo

Sat 11 May 2019

Yorkshire and Humber's Finest, Yorkshire Young Musicians

Sun 9 Jun 2019

Voces8 in Concert, Internationally acclaimed a cappella ensemble. The very best around.

Sat 7 Dec 2019

AGM and Bran Tub, This is an opportunity to meet to see what shape Sowerby Music is in and to hear about the plans for the future.

Sun 9 Feb 2020

Tea and Buns with the Mixolydian Trio, An opportunity to hear these three up and coming Yorkshire Young Musicians in their own recital - preceded by tea and buns from 3.00pm

Sun 8 Mar 2020

The Countess of Munster Recital, Theodore Platt, baritone, with Keval Shah, piano treat us to a sumptuous feast of song.

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Masterwork - Bach's Goldberg Variations, The Eblana String Trio ; Jonathan Martindale - violin, Lucy Nolan - viola and Peggy Nolan - cello.

Sat 2 May 2020

Yorkshire Young Musicians' Showcase, Once again, we are proud to present the talented youth of this Centre for Advanced Training (DfE-speak). They always bring enthusiasm and professionalism on top of their undoubted talent - a real bundle of joy.

Sat 9 Apr 2022

The Robbetti Quartet, YYM final year students

Sat 7 May 2022

Joy Becker, Joy Becker (violin) , Benjamin Powell (piano) and Polly Virr (cello)

Sat 18 Jun 2022

Yorkshire Young Musicians Showcase

Fri 8 Jul 2022

The Eblana String Trio