York Early Music Festival 2014
Thursday 10 - Saturday 19 July
Age of Gold, Age of Enlightenment
The 2014 Festival brings together a wealth of intermingled themes. One is the music of Spain and the Catholic music which so brilliantly evokes the warmth and colour of this remarkable country; a second theme celebrates a wealth of anniversaries from CPE Bach, Jomeli, Locatelli and Leclair and the Festival culminates in a celebration of youth - highlighting the winners of the 2013 YEM International Young Artists Competition and three exception violinists Bojan Čičić; Huw Daniel and Cecilia Bernardini who are supported by the Netherlands based Jumpstart Foundation.
Guest artists include The Sixteen directed by Harry Christophers (Friday 11); Yorkshire Baroque Soloists presenting CPE Bach's choral masterpiece Du Göttlicher (Saturday 12); the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (Sunday 13); Ensemble Gilles Binchois and Les Sacqueboutiers (Monday 14); soprano María Cristina Kiehr with Ariel Abramovich lute, vihulea (Wednesday 16); The Cardinall's Musick (Thursday 17) and the Forma Antiqua from Spain (Friday 18).
York Early Music Festival gratefully acknowledges support from a wide variety of individuals and organisations including Arts Council England, Yorkshire; the City of York Council; Harrowells Solicitors; JWP Creers; the Shepherd Building Group; the Instituto Cervantes Manchester; the Embassy of Spain, Jumpstart Foundation and the University of York.
York Early Music Festival is a member of REMA, the European Early Music Network
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