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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Join us for an evening in Italy!

Following two triumphant "Queen's Jubilee" concerts in March, we now look forward to our summer concert in Holy Trinity Church on 11th June. A sunny and uplifting programme with Mendelssohn's 'Italian' Symphony, excerpts from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and two Albinoni concertos!

Peter Donohoe plays Rachmaninov

See our 'upcoming concerts' for details of our October project with internationally acclaimed concert pianist Peter Donohoe -  all of Rachmaninov's works for piano and orchestra (4 concertos and the Paganini Rhapsody) over two concerts!

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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

An Evening in Italy
Sat 11th Jun 2022
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Peter Donohoe plays Rachmaninov (Part 1)
Sat 8th Oct 2022
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Peter Donohoe plays Rachmaninov (Part 2)
Sun 9th Oct 2022
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Winter Concert
Sat 28th Jan 2023
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Spring Concert
Sat 29th Apr 2023
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Summer Concert
Sat 17th Jun 2023
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Special Gala Concert
Sat 23rd Sep 2023
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