Song for Europe 10 November. A celebration of 500 years of European choral music.
Hands of Friendship 21 July. We were delighted to be asked to sing alongside Gay Abandon as guest performers at their 20th anniversary celebration concert at the Leeds College of Music. A great night was had by all!
When the Drums Begin to Beat 19 May. Completing our 10th Anniversary celebrations, this was a performance showcasing '800 years of new music' - music that, one way or another was revolutionary in its day. The performance included the world premiere of 'The Juggler' - a lively and innovative piece by London-based composer Christopher Schlechte-Bond, and commissioned by the choir as part of our anniversary celebrations.
This Shining Night Saturday 13th May A musical evocation of the magic, mystery and majesty of the night. St Edmunds, Roundhay.Programme
Approaching Nocturne Saturday 24th June. A group of artists came together to respond to Cantabile's programme, which explored the theme of night. The artwork included drawing, sculpture, soundscape and dance with live performances by the choir throughout the afternoon. Read a review here
Yorkshire Sculpture Park: "A Weekend of Wonderful Things" Sunday 16th July. As YSP celebrated its 40th birthday, the choir was invited along to give impromptu pop-up performances in the park's lovely outdoor spaces throughout the afternoon. Here we are singing Gjelo's lovely Ubi Caritas in the Deer Shelter at the end of the afternoon.<>
Ellerton Priory, East Yorkshire Sunday 23rd July
Cantabile Ten Saturday 18th November. A highlight of our tenth anniversary celebrations, we performed our all-time favourite repertoire from the past ten years for family and friends, including past choir members. We were so pleased that many ex-members joined in St Edmunds, Roundhay
Poetry in Music Saturday 14th May A celebration of music and poetry on the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's death. Programme
Ellerton, East Yorkshire Sunday 17th July
Come and Sing Saturday 22nd October. Along with our guests, we rehearsed and then performed Handel's Coronation Anthems at All Saints Pavement Church, York.
City of Song Saturday 12th November, St Edmunds, Roundhay. An evening musical celebration of London. From state occasions and royal celebrations to the popular music of theatres, coffee houses and pleasure gardens, our concert reflected the interests, pleasures and concerns of those who have lived in the City over the past four-hundred years. Programme
Christmas music at Fountains Abbey Saturday 10th December .