Ryedale Festival this year commences with an opening concert in St Peter’s Church, Norton on Friday July 12th 2013.
The opening concert features:
Ryedale Festival Community Opera
Kirkbymoorside Friday Orchestra
Chetham’s School Ensemble
Joseph Houston (piano)
The festival opens with a very special concert. Led by Em Whitfield Brooks, around 150 children and amateur musicians from all over Ryedale join forces with professional soloists and students from Chetham’s school to perform Britten’s famous work telling the Biblical story of Noah and his ark. Before it, the premiere of a new work in the same tradition and spirit by festival composer-in-residence Cheryl Frances-Hoad: a Piano Concerto for professional soloist and amateur orchestra inspired by the landscapes of Ryedale.
Pre-concert and interval drinks
PRICES – £5.00 no discounts. Ryedale Festival Youth members FREE