York Christmas at Home
The National Centre for Early is delighted present York Christmas at Home Friday 11 – Sunday 13 December, an online weekend festival to celebrate the festive season. The artists featured are: The Marian Consort in a programme of vocal music from Renaissance Italy; the Chiaroscuro Quartet performing Mozart’s late Prussian Quartets; recorder ensemble extraordinaire Palisander with their Mischief and Merriment programme; Illyria Consort -seasonal music for the Nativity from across Europe; singers Bethany Seymour, Helen Charlston & Frederick Long exploring the theatrical genius of Purcell and John Blow with harpsichordist Peter Seymour; theorboist Matthew Wadsworth & cellist Kate Bennet Wadsworth share an extravaganza of Venetian music; Spiritato! presentThe Leipzig Legacy with music by Bach and Fasch; Steven Devine continues to share Bach’s Preludes & Fugues: Book 3 and Stile Antico complete the weekend with a return to the Renaissance for their very own Nine Lessons and Carols. The concerts will be available on demand until 6 January 2021.