Thursday Lunchtime Concert Series 2021
A monthly free Thursday lunchtime concert series, organised by the Howdenshire Music Project.
Our first concert features one of Britain's most distinguished pianists, Julian Jacobson. This event is online-only and will be broadcast at 1pm on Thursday 15 April on the Howdenshire Music Project YouTube and Facebook pages.
We are delighted to announce that we will be welcoming audiences back in person from May onwards, subject to restrictions and, initially, with a limited number of seats per concert.
Limited places are now available for our first LIVE concert at 1pm on Thursday 20 May, featuring award-winning soprano Bethan Terry and pianist Francesca Lauri!
PRE-BOOKING FOR THIS EVENT IS ESSENTIAL. A LIMITED NUMBER OF FREE PLACES ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE.
- Thu, 20 MayHowden MinsterAward-winning York-born soprano Bethan Terry and pianist Francesca Lauri present a delightful programme including works by Warlock, Dring, Debussy, Poulenc and Puccini. THIS WILL BE A LIVE PERFORMANCE! LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE - PRE-BOOKING ESSENTIAL.
- Thu, 17 JunHowden MinsterHungarian violinist Boglarka Gyorgy is a graduate of the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Her programme will include Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending and one of the most treasured works in the violin repertoire, the Sonata in A Major by César Franck.
- Thu, 15 JulHowden MinsterAndy Mellor studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Royal Northern College of Music and has performed at the BBC Proms. Together with award-winning pianist Sean Greenheld, Andy will perform one of Brahms's late masterpieces, the Clarinet Sonata No. 2, and works by Rachmaninov and Ravel.
- Thu, 16 SepHowden MinsterAcclaimed piano duo Amy Butler and Peter Sproston present a selection of works originally composed for piano duet. Their programme will include one of Schubert's most iconic works for the piano, the Fantasie in F minor, as well as Ravel's charming Mother Goose suite.
- Thu, 21 OctHowden MinsterHana Drábková is a former principal oboist of the South Bohemian Chamber Orchestra and professor of oboe at Brno Conservatoire. She is joined by award-winning pianist Graziana Presicce to perform Poulenc's Oboe Sonata, Malcolm Arnold's Sonatina and works by Debussy and Schumann.
- Thu, 18 NovHowden MinsterNatalia is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, where she won every piano competition she entered. She performs throughout the UK and internationally to great acclaim. Natalia's programme will include Debussy's Images and a selection of waltzes by Chopin and Klavierstücke by Brahms.