Welcome to Ripon Concerts, the new name of the Cathedral Concert Society
Concerts take place once a month, normally on Mondays in the quire of Ripon Cathedral, and start at 7.30. Parking is available in the Council Car Park, behind Sainsburys (3 minutes by foot from the Cathedral). Parking is free after 6pm. Refreshments are available during the interval. Please note that due to restoration work in the Quire, our opening concert on 14th October with the Albion Quartet and the concert on 9 December with O Duo will be taking place in Holy Trinity Church, Kirby Road, Ripon HG4 2EY.
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PAUL LEWIS CBE piano
Monday 04 November 2019 19:30
Beethoven: 33 Variations in C on a Waltz by Diabelli op.120
Paul Lewis CBE Piano
An evening of compelling piano music played by former artistic director of The Leeds International Piano competition and one of the leading musicians of his generation.
Schubert’s G major sonata, described by Schubert specialist Imogen Cooper as "one of the rare completely serene sonatas that he wrote”, is paired with Beethoven’s monumental work that stands alongside Bach’s Goldberg Variations as one of the two greatest sets of variations for piano ever composed.
“It’s difficult to pinpoint why Lewis’ way with Schubert is so special. there is profound humanity to the music making, one that is, yet, never in doubt of the musicological mind behind it” The classic review 2019
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Membership entitles you to free tickets to the series of 6 winter concerts, the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets for your friends, and participate and vote at our AGM which generally includes an informal recital or lecture and a reception. Above all, membership enables you to hear music you may never have heard before on a regular basis performed by leading national and international artists, generally in the magical setting of Ripon Cathedral.
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