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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Yes!  We're starting again! 2nd October in Ripon Cathedral.

Two performances - one at 4.00 and one at 7.30.  A one-hour programme including Wagner's "Siegfried Idyll", Vaughan Williams' "The Lark Ascending" and Beethoven's 8th Symphony.  Tickets just £15, under 18s FREE!

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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

Two "Start Again" Concerts!
Sat 2nd Oct 2021
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Two "Start Again" Concerts!
Sat 2nd Oct 2021
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St Cecilia Orchestra Programme