"[The performance] was a life enhancing jewel in the sea of mediocrity which surrounds us!"
Christine Stanton (2014)
Honorary Patron - Sir Alan Langlands: Musical Director - Peter Holman: Chorus Master - Clive McClelland
Leeds Baroque 2017 directed by Peter Holman
Sunday 11 June | 3.00pm
National Centre for Early Music, York
Made in the North
Leeds Baroque, with their director Peter Holman, celebrates the music made and performed by eighteenth-century composers from the North of England including a first modern performance of an extract from an Anthem by Edmund Ayrton (1704-1808) from Ripon. The programme features music by these neglected but accomplished composers and works by their more renowned contemporaries and predecessors, including Charles Avison and Handel.
£18.00 (concs £16.00; £5.00 students)
2.15pm – 2.35pm
Pre-concert talk by Peter Holman
Booking and Ticket information HERE
Please note there is a £1.50 administration charge per transaction.
Leeds Baroque Choir & Orchestra is a period instrument performance group directed by Peter Holman. We specialise in music of the 17th and 18th centuries and give 3 or 4 concerts a year. Find out more...
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Listen here ...
We have recently spent a weekend recording audio samples for the website with recording engineer Colin Bradburne.
Thanks to generous grants from the Friends of Leeds Baroque and Leeds Philosophical & Literary Society we will soon have examples of our repertoire on line.
LEEDS BAROQUE SPRING CONCERT A SELL-OUT!
Leeds Baroque, joined by the magnificent choral forces of the Leeds University School of Music project choir performed Mozart's Requiem (completed by Duncan Druce) to a capacity house on Sunday 12 March.
This special period instrument performance of the work, with a largely "classical" orchestra was given as part of their Spring concert as a tribute to Duncan Druce, their late friend and colleague.
If you were unable to hear the concert on Sunday you can hear the "Livestream" recording HERE
New Recording by Eboracum Baroque.
Our regular trumpeter Chris Parsons and his group have just announced their latest performance and recording project featuring the music of Suffolk composer Joseph Gibbs (1698-1788)
More details HERE
We are listed in the NCEM directory!
Details and tickets for our Summer Concert are available HERE