March 1st, 2017 - Leeds Cathedral Organ Recitals and Masterclasses for Summer 2017
The Diocese of Leeds Music Department is delighted to announce recitalists for its series of lunchtime recitals in Leeds Cathedral this summer. Alongside members of the Department, visiting recitalists will include Winfried Bönig (Organist of Cologne Cathedral), Adriano Falconi (Organist of Perugia Cathedral), Darius Battiwalla (acclaimed organist and conductor from Hebden Bridge) and Mark Brafield (a Royal College of Organists Trustee).
David Pipe, Cathedral Organist, comments, “We’ve managed to secure a top-notch roster of recitalists for this year’s lunchtime recitals, and are particularly thrilled to be welcoming two overseas guests.
March 4th,2017- Cathedrals Group Choir Festival 2017
The Cathedrals Group Choir Festival is a festival of choral music involving choirs from 14 universities from across the country accompanied by Skipton Camerata Brass; a 14-piece brass ensemble. The concert will see a fantastic performance from the massed choir of 250 singers perform Tu es Petrus
February 6th,2017- New Boys, Girls and Junior Choirs for Wakefield and Pontefract
Following great success in Bradford, Huddersfield and Leeds, the Diocese of Leeds Schools’ Singing Programme has rolled out new musical opportunities for children from January 2017 to Wakefield and Pontefract, in partnership with the Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust. Bishop Konstant
February 2nd,2017- Bradford Catholic Youth Choir and Gabrieli Consort
The four choirs of Bradford Catholic Youth Choir joined forces with the internationally-renowned Gabrieli Consort and Players, under the direction of Grammy-winning conductor Paul McCreesh, in a spectacular concert at St Joseph’s Church, Bradford.
January 22nd,2017- Recording in London for Decca and the Friends of Cathedral Music
Leeds Cathedral Chorister Federico writes:
Last year in April I was invited to sing at a concert in St. Paul’s Cathedral in order to raise money for the Friends of Cathedral Music. A few months after the concert, we were told that Decca would like to record a CD with as many of the
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