2005 Programme


For the festival in 2005, the good weather returned. We bid a sad and fond farewell to The Lindsay String Quartet, and a cheerful “Hello” to a bright new star in the international musical firmament, Nicola Benedetti

Saturday 18th June

The Worrall Male Voice Choir, with special guests, The Lowry Brass Quintet

Sunday 19th June

Festival Choral Evensong

Monday 20th June

The Lindsay String Quartet – Their Final Visit

Tuesday 21st June

Verdi’s “La Traviata”, with the Royal Northern College of Music

Wednesday 22nd June

Nicola Benedetti (Violin), the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2004

Thursday 23rd June

The Sheffield Music Service Schools’ Senior String Orchestra

Friday 24th June

The Meirion Ensemble (Members of the Halle Orchestra)

Saturday 25th June

Soloists from the D’oyly Carte Opera Company, in “Gilbert & Sullivan … and Those D****d Foreigners”