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41st Season

Concerts 2019-2020

9 November, 7:30pm
St Michael le Belfrey, York
BACH FAMILY MOTETS

9 Nov 2019, 7:30pm 

St Michael le Belfrey

Exploring motets composed not only by Johann Sebastian but also by members of his considerable musical family, including uncles, cousins and sons.

14 December, 7:00pm
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
HANDEL:
MESSIAH

14 Dec 2019, 7:00pm

Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall

 

Messiah is essential listening for the festive season. Yorkshire Bach Choir is joined by an outstanding team of solo singers alongside the energy and skill of Yorkshire Baroque Soloists.

8 February, 7:30pm
St Michael le Belfrey, York
 
AT THE FOOT OF THE CROSS

8 Feb 2020, 7:30pm

St Michael le Belfrey, York

We contemplate the events of Holy Week and of the Crucifixion in music composed in Rome for use in Lenten or Holy Week worship.

14 March, 7:00pm
St Michael le Belfrey, York
MONTEVERDI:
1610 VESPERS

14 Mar 2020, 7:00pm

St Michael le Belfrey, York

We are joined by both Yorkshire Baroque Soloists, and His Majesty’s Sagbutts & Cornetts to provide the unique orchestral and wind colour of Monteverdi’s forces.

16 May, 7:30pm
St Michael le Belfrey, York
 
SONG OF SONGS

16 May 2020, 7:30pm

St Michael le Belfrey, York

 

Renaissance music on the beautiful and extraordinary texts of the Song of Songs, a love-poem traditionally attributed to King Solomon.

Cancelled due to Coronavirus
20 June, 7:30pm
St Michael le Belfrey, York
HANDEL, PURCELL AND BLOW

20 Jun 2020, 7:30pm

St Michael le Belfrey, York

 

We finish the season with music by Purcell and Handel that is amongst their most colourful and invigorating writing for chorus and instruments.

Purcell and Blow: String Anthems

Handel: Dixit Dominus

Buy a YBC Season Ticket

Season tickets for 2019/20 are available to buy through YBC Tickets. This ticket priced at £104 (£93 concessions) gives holders entry to all YBC concerts throughout the year at an exclusively discounted rate. Download a postal booking form.

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