Ripon International Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Ripon, North Yorkshire, England UK
Festival Contact Information

Ripon International Festival
Copt Hewick
Ripon
North Yorkshire
England UK
Phone: (44) 1765-605508
Email: info@riponinternationalfestival.com

Festival Description

Ripon International Festival celebrated its inaugural edition in 1998 and has grown from strength to strength. World-class performances take place in and around the Cathedral City of the Dales for three weekends — the festival features gala classical concerts, recitals, one-person shows, puppet theatre and much, much more from all over the world.

Festival Dates Sepember 1 - 22, 2012
Festival Links http://www.riponinternationalfestival.com

Festival Events:

Spring Gala Concert 2012:
  • May 5, 2012
    • Northern Sinfonia at Ripon Cathedral conducted by Janusz Piotrowicz
      Mendelssohn Overture The Hebrides and Violin Concerto, soloist Alexandra Soumm, Beethoven Pastoral Symphony.
Festival artists/programming 2012:
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (at the Royal Hall Harrogate)
  • Northern Sinfonia Mozart Gala (at Ripon Cathedral)
  • Red Priest Jazz Repertory Company
  • Rhos Male Voice Choir
  • INCA Folk ensemble
  • Eduardo Niebla flamenco guitars
  • Concerts by Candlelight at ancient village churches
  • Eclipse-baroque at Markenfield Hall — a moated mediaeval manor house
  • Plus… drama, poetry, puppetry and outdoor Family Fiesta

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