Upcoming Events

Dec, 2020

The 12 Days of Christmas with Echo, The Swan Consort and The Gesualdo Six

Give the Gift of a Choral Christmas to your loved ones this year from three of England’s brightest choral ensembles in association with The Ryedale Festival. Filmed in the splendour of Castle Howard in North Yorkshire, The 12 Days of Christmas delivers a seasonal carol to the recipient’s email inbox every day from Christmas Day to Epiphany. With an eco-friendly digital gift package, The 12 Days of Christmas is the perfect present for your music-loving friends and family wherever they may be this Christmas.

Past Events

York Minster

23rd February 2020

The Swan Consort: York Minster, Evensong, 4pm
The Swan Consort return to York Minster to sing the office of Evensong.
Service to include Weelkes Sixth Service and Cavalli Alma Redemptoris Mater.

Cavalli, Musiche Sacre

2nd November 2019

The Swan Consort present Cavalli's Musiche Sacre (1656) in this first concert dedicated to the performance of Cavalli’s exciting settings of Psalms for Vespers. In a new critical performing edition by Dr. Eric Esparza.

South Dalton Church

1st June 2019

The Swan Consort in concert at South Dalton Church, East Yorkshire. Diverse and elegant music from the Early Renaissance through to the present day, including English Madrigals and motets from the Musiche Sacre collection of Cavalli. Tickets £15 on the door.
South Dalton Church, East Yorkshire.

York Minster: Ascension

30th May 2019

The Swan Consort perform at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge as part of the Little Night Music Series.
Mass: Monteverdi Messa da Cappella a quatro voci
Motet: Gibbons O Clap Your Hands Together
Evensong
Canticles: Byrd 2nd Service
Anthem: Cavalli Alma Redemptoris Mater

Sidney Sussex College

8th May 2019

The Swan Consort perform at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge as part of the Little Night Music Series.
The programme explores a theme of Nature and Springtime, with works by Wilbye, Tavener, De Rore, Cavalli, and the premiere of Anita Datta’s arrangement of Phule Phule (Tagore) and Ye Banks and Braes (Robert Burns/Scottish Traditional).

Lincoln Cathedral Evensong

28th August 2018

The Swan Consort sing Evensong at Lincoln Cathedral
Canticles: Byrd 2nd Service
Anthem: Quemadmodum, Tavener
Featuring special psalm setting, adapted from Dowland (Psalm 38)

St Mary's Church, Beverley, Evensong

26th August 2018

The Swan Consort sing Evensong at St. Mary’s Church, Beverley
Introit: Ave Verum, Byrd
Canticles: Byrd 2nd Service
Anthem: Quemadmodum, Tavener