St Cecilia Orchestra

Ripon’s renowned St Cecilia Orchestra is much more than just an orchestra.
At its most spectacular it is an exceptionally fine and very large symphony orchestra, often working with top class international soloists and capable of giving high-quality performances

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The Orchestra

Ripon’s renowned St Cecilia Orchestra is much more than just an orchestra.
At its most spectacular it is an exceptionally fine and very large symphony orchestra, often working with top class international soloists and capable of giving high-quality performances of some of the most demanding large-scale works ...

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Conductor

A native of Ripon, Xenophon Kelsey, MBE, studied horn, double bass, piano and conducting in Manchester and was principal horn and conducting student on the European Summer Schools for Young Musicians in Vienna, Salzburg and Montreux from 1967-71 ...

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St. Cecilia Concerts

Spring Concert
Sat 4th Mar 2017
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Early Summer "Extravaganza"
Sat 20th May 2017
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Summer Concert
Sat 1st Jul 2017
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Special Gala Concert
Sat 21st Oct 2017
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Philosophical Concertos
Sat 3rd Mar 2018
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Special Spring Concert
Sat 21st Apr 2018
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Summer Chamber Concert
Sat 30th Jun 2018
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Festive "Gala" Concert
Sat 20th Oct 2018
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