2014 Programme

Here is the 2014 programme along with some handy links to the artists own webpages. Ticket pricing for each individual event is displayed next to the title and remember tickets for those under 17 years are just £3. You can view the brochure for the 2014 festival by clicking here.

Please note all concerts start at 7.30pm with doors opening at 6.45pm

> Saturday 21st June 2014 (£20.00) – SOLD OUT

Miloš (classical guitar) and Ksenija Siderova (classical accordion)

Solo accordion: Artyom Nyzhnyk – Sansara
Solo guitar: Joaquin Rodrigo – Invocation and Dance
Duo: Jan Truhlář – Kontroverse
Duo: Petr Fialla – Metamorphosen
Duo: Malcolm Arnold – Fantasy for Guitar
Solo guitar: Manuel De Falla y Matheu   Danza de Molinero, Homenaje, La Vida Breve- Danza Espanola No.1
Solo accordion:Sergei Rachmaninoff – Barcarole & Vladimir Zubitski – Omaggio ad Astor Piazzolla
Duo: Astor Piazzolla – Bordel 1900 from “Histoire du Tango”, Oblivion & Libertango

> Sunday 22nd June 2014 (free)

Choral Evensong with guest preacher the Rector of St Ann’s Church, Manchester – Revd Nigel Ashworth

> Monday 23rd June 2014 (£14.00)


Sing Joyfully – William Byrd
Magnificat Quinti Toni – Hieronymus Praetorius

Straighten Up and Fly Right – Nat ‘King’ Cole arr. Jim Clements
Fever – Otis Blackwell arr. Jim Clements
Only You – Yazoo arr. Deke Sharon, adapted by VOCES8
It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing – Duke Ellington att. Ben Parry

Te Lucis Ante Terminum (Ferial) – Thomas Tallis
Bogoroditse Dyevo – Sergei Rachmaninov
Te Lucis Ante Terminum (Ferial) – Thomas Tallis

Jubilate Deo – Giovanni Gabrieli

Steal Away to Jesus – Trad. Spiritual arr. Blackwell

Me and My Shadow – Al Jolson arr. Jim Clements
Mrs Robinson – Simon and Garfunkel arr. Paul Smith

Fire! Fire! – Thomas Morley
Il est bel et bon – Pierre Passereau

Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Freddie Mercury arr. Jim Clements
Underneath the Stars – Kate Rusby arr. Jim Clements

Nobody Does it Better – Hamlisch and Bayer-Sager arr. Jim Clements
Slap that Bass – George Gershwin arr. Jim Clements

> Tuesday 24th June 2014 (£14.00)

Fine Arts Brass

Ruslan & Ludmilla Overture – M. Glinka arr Stephen Roberts
Prelude & Fugue No2 in C minor – Johann Sebastian Bach Arr. Stephen Roberts
Masque Arias – Michael Nyman
Farewell to Stromness – Peter Maxwell Davies
Suite from Pulchinella – I. Stravinsky arr. Simon Lenton
Overture to Candide – L. Bernstein Arr. Simon Lenton
Simple Song from Mass – L. Bernstein Arr. Simon Lenton
Suite from Love the Magician – M. de Falla Arr. Simon Lenton
Tin Pan Alley Brass Suite – Arr. Simon Lenton & Stephen Roberts
(A Suite of classic pieces from the best of the Tin Pan Alley Composers: Ager, Berlin, Carmichael, Waller etc)

> Wednesday 25th June 2014 (£16.00)

Laura Van der Heijden (cello) and accompanist Huw Watkins

Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Brahms: Sonata for Piano and Cello No.2 in F, Op.99
Bach, J.S.: Cello Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV 1008
Shostakovich: Cello Sonata in D minor, Op. 40

> Thursday 26th June 2014 (£22.00) – SOLD OUT

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano) and the Endellion String Quartet.

Benjamin & Quartet:

  • Joseph Haydn String Quartet Op. 76, No 1
  • Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

Benjamin: Mendelssohn:

  • Andante and Rondo capriccioso, Op. 14
  • Schubert: Impromptu in G flat D899 No.3
  • Gounod/Liszt: Valse de Faust

> Friday 27th June 2014 (£12.00)

The Bones Apart Trombone Quartet

The programme is called ‘El Nuevo Mundo’ based around Spanish, American and Latin music with works by Gershwin. Bizet, Abreu and Bernstein.

Three Spanish Renaissance Dances (anon arr Cheetham)
Music from the Indian Queen (Purcell arr Vollam)
Selection of American Folksongs (trad. arr Vollam)
Choros No.4 (Villa Lobos)
Jealousy (Gade arr Iveson)
Tico Tico (Abreu arr McDonald)
Three Preludes (Gershwin arr McDonald)
Promenade (Gershwin arr Vollam)
Jeanie (Foster arr Harvey)
La Cumparsita (Rodriguez arr Kompanek)
Oblivion (Piazolla arr Gravitis)
Such Sweet Thunder (Ellington arr McDonald)
Suite from West Side Story (Bernstein arr Armitage)

> Saturday 28th June 2014 (£12.00)

“Vive la France!” – A Tour of French Music & Song to celebrate the Tour de France visiting Yorkshire. All performers from the programme are local to Yorkshire, being either artists who are represented by The Yorkshire Concert Artists Agency or young Sheffield performers.

Gavin Magenty (Baritone)

  • L’invitation au voyage – Henri Duparc

Sheffield High School Chamber Choir (Directed by Clare Wallace, Accompanied by Martin Thisleton)

  • Tantum ergo sacramentum – Gabriel Fauré

Zinaida Collingwood (Piano):

  • La cathédrale engloutie – Claude Debussy

John Hackett and Nick Fletcher (Flute & Guitar):

  • Gnossienne No.1 – Erik Satie
  • Entr’acte – Jacques Ibert

Chloe Saywell (Soprano):

  • Quatre chansons de jeunesse – Claude Debussy
    • Pantomime
    • Claire de lune
    • Pierrot
    • Apparition

The Zemlinsky Trio (Chamber Trio):

  • Piano Trio No. 2 Op.98 – Vincent d’Indy

Anthony Thompson (Trumpet):

  • Sonata for chromatic trumpet and piano – Jean Hubeau
    • Sarabande
    • Intermède
    • Spirituel

Ella Taylor (Soprano), Accompanied by Heidi Rolfe:

  • Fianҫailles pour rire – Francis Poulenc
    • Dans l’herbe
    • Il vole
    • Violon
    • Fleurs

Thomas Hetherington (Violin):

  • Sonata for violin and piano no.2 in G Major – Maurice Ravel
    • Blues, Moderato (la bémol majeur)

Thomas Collingwood (Cello):

  • Camille Saint-Saëns
    • Romance Op. 51
    • Romance Op. 36
    • Allegro Appasionatio Op. 43

Sheffield High School Chamber Choir (Directed by Clare Wallace, accompanied by Martin Thisleton):

  • Extracts from the motion picture ‘Les Choristes’ – Christophe Barratier/Bruno Coulais
    • Vois sur ton chemin
    • Caresse sue l’océan

Gavin Magenty (Baritone):

  • La Mer – Charles Trénet

Chloe Saywell (Soprano):

  • La vie en rose – Edith Piaf

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