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St James’ Church

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Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
http://stjameswetherby.org.uk

October 2019

The Chamber Orchestra of Leeds

Sat 12 October @ 19:30 - 21:30
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £12.50

Saturday 12 October 7.30pm St James’ Church, Bank Street, Wetherby LS22 6LP   The Chamber Orchestra of Leeds has been newly formed by the conductor, Martin Binks MBE. It's inaugural concert was held in October 2018 to wide critical acclaim. Martin, as conductor of the Leeds Symphony Orchestra has long been a favourite of Wetherby Festival visitors. The Chamber Orchestra will continue that tradition. Accompanying the orchestra is our resident soloist, Charlotte Rowan, on violin. Our programme will be the following: Beethoven  - Overture:Egmont Bruch          - Violin Concerto No.1 Soloist: Charlotte Rowan Bizet      …

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Artist in Residence – Charlotte Rowan

Sun 13 October @ 15:00 - 16:30
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £8

Sunday 13 October 3.00pm St James’ Church, Bank Street, Wetherby LS22 6LP   "Exhilarating performances combined with dazzling technical proficiency...a masterful command of the violin." Charlotte Rowan Charlotte has gained recognition for her virtuosity and masterful command of the violin.  She has performed with orchestras both in America and Britain and has played at some of the country’s finest cathedrals: Ely, Winchester, Chichester, Ripon, Chelmsford, Lincoln, and Manchester, to critical acclaim.  She has appeared at many festivals including Homerton, Harwich, Edinburgh, Crail and Buckingham.  Her refreshing approach to concert programming and stylistic interpretations has resonated strongly with audiences and attracted…

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St James’ Church Choir

Sun 13 October @ 18:00 - 20:00
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Sunday 13 October 6.00pm St James’ Church, Bank Street, Wetherby LS22 6LP A wide variety of music from classics to modern, indeed everything for a church's year.   Director: Dr Michael Payne   Retiring collection Join us at 6pm for a glass of wine or other refreshment. The concert will start at 6:30pm  

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Lunchtime Concerts – Season Ticket 2019

Mon 14 October @ 12:30 - Fri 18 October @ 14:00
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £15

5FOR3 - Whether you’re working or not, you’ll find physical and musical refreshment at our series of short lunchtime concerts through the Festival week.  This ticket gets you into all five! Click on linked descriptions below for more information. John Dunford Organ Concert.         14 October LSO Woodwind Quartet                    15 October Joseph Pratt (Tenor) & Heather Jane Taylor (Soprano).   16 October One Piano, 2 Pianists, 20 Fingers    17 October Michael Payne Organ Recital.           18 October       Food served from…

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Lunchtime Concert – John Dunford Organ Concert

Mon 14 October @ 12:30 - 14:00
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £5.00

Monday 14 October 12.30pm St James’ Church, Bank Street, Wetherby LS22 6LP   John Dunford will perform some of the great music of the baroque. He will include the music of  Bach, Buxtehude and Bruhns. In particular, expect to hear Bach’s great Toccata and Fugue in D minor. This is a great opportunity to hear an outstanding musician.   Food served from 12.30pm, music from 1pm.   John Dunford began his musical training as a treble in Birmingham Parish Church Choir. It was here that the 4 manual Compton organ that was to inspire him to take, firstly, piano lessons and then…

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Lunchtime Concert – Classic Favourite Songs

Tue 15 October @ 12:30 - 14:00
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £5

Wednesday 15 October 12.30pm St James’ Church, Bank Street, Wetherby LS22 6LP   Joseph Pratt (Tenor), Heather Jane Taylor (Soprano) with Martin Binks (Piano) perform  a selection of popular songs from opera and the musicals - from Puccini to Bernstein. These very talented singers proved very popular at our 2017 Festival. We expect they will be equally popular this time.   Food served from 12.30pm, music from 1pm.   Five concerts for the price of three - buy a Lunchtime Season Ticket for £15.   Click for Season Ticket Martin Binks

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Lunchtime Concert – LSO Woodwind Quartet

Wed 16 October @ 12:30 - 14:00
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £5

Tuesday 16 October 12.30pm St James’ Church, Bank Street, Wetherby LS22 6LP   The Leeds Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Quartet make their first appearance in Wetherby. Camilla Bisengaliev (oboe), Hannah Dilworth (flute), Mary Plumb (clarinet) and Charlotte Crossley (bassoon) will perform with  Martin Binks on piano.     Food served from 12.30pm, music from 1pm.   Five concerts for the price of three - buy a Lunchtime Season Ticket for £15.    Click for Season Ticket Martin Binks

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Lunchtime Concert – One Piano, 2 Pianists, 20 Fingers

Thu 17 October @ 12:30 - 14:00
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £5

Thursday 17 October 12.30pm St James’ Church, Bank Street, Wetherby LS22 6LP   One piano, 2 pianists, 20 fingers - fireworks from the piano duet repertoire. We are fortunate to be able to enjoy the musical skills of these 2 accomplished pianists. Martin Binks is conductor of the Leeds Symphony  and  Leeds Chamber Orchestras. He has worked with several Yorkshire choral societies and as Artistic Director and Conductor of West Riding Opera, he has conducted more than two hundred and fifty performances of over forty operas.  more information Michael Payne is musical director at St James' Church. He was previously…

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Lunchtime Concert – Michael Payne Organ Recital

Fri 18 October @ 12:30 - 14:00
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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Free – £5

Friday 18 October 12.30pm St James’ Church, Bank Street, Wetherby LS22 6LP   Hear St James' organ put through its paces in a scintillating concert of music from the past 400 years. The present 2 manual organ was installed by Laycock & Bannister of Keighley in 1974.  Its range was extended by Principal Pipe Organs of York in 1997. Food served from 12.30pm, music from 1pm. Tickets: £5 Five concerts for the price of three - buy a Lunchtime Season Ticket for £15.   Click for Season Ticket

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Wetherby Silver Band

Fri 18 October @ 19:30 - 21:30
St James’ Church, Church Street
Wetherby, LS22 6LP United Kingdom
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£10

Sounds of Brass - a pot pourri of traditional and modern brass band music.  

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