York Early Music Festival

York Early Music Festival

The York Early Music Festival is an English arts festival devoted mainly to classical music from the 18th century and earlier. It was established in 1977, and takes place in York each July at various venues such as York Minster, the Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall at the University of York and the National Centre for Early Music. In 2008, events will also be taking place at Harewood House and the National Railway Museum.

Artists who have appeared, or will be appearing, in the festival include

*Robin Blaze
*The Ebor Singers
*Emma Kirkby
*Ex Cathedra
*I Fagiolini
*Giles Lewin
*Josetxu Obregon
*The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
*Rachel Podger
*Jordi Savall
*The Sixteen

External links

* [http://www.ncem.co.uk/yemf.shtml York Early Music Festival website]

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