Concerts & Events

Our 2017/18 season has included a wide variety of music, with the major work in the spring of 2018 being Bach’s St Matthew Passion in York Minster. The summer events are listed below. Dates and works for the 2018/19 season will soon be added to this page.

Monday 11 June 2018
Festival of Ideas: Open Rehearsal
‘We are the dreamers of dreams’

We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams …’
We sang Elgar’s setting of O’Shaughnessy’s poem The Music Makers at this
YMS open rehearsal, within the York Festival of Ideas.


Sunday 24 June 2018
Jubilee Concert

This concert, which will take place in Münster, Germany, marks the 25th anniversary
of the twinning of YMS with the Münster Philharmonischer Chor, as well as their 50th anniversary. The programme includes Brahms’ Schicksalslied and Alt Rhapsodie,
Beethoven’s Chorfantasie, and will conclude with Elgar’s The Music Makers
as a tribute to the long-standing partnership of our two choirs.

See to find out about the Münster choir.