The Aire Ensemble, Leeds - classical music for all

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For details, see

Le Tour des

Animaux

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5 July - see

Le Tour des

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Ellie Lion_opt Julia, guest soprano with the Aire Ensemble

PAST CONCERTS

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2013

2012

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2010

arts@trinity, Holy Trinity Church

Boar Lane, Leeds LS1 6HW

The Aire Ensemble,

with special guest: Julia Daramy-Williams, soprano

Headingley Enterprise and Art Centre

HEART, Bennett Rd, LS6 3HN

Programme of popular classics presented by the Aire Ensemble, with special guest Julia Daramy-Williams, soprano

arts@trinity, Holy Trinity Church

Boar Lane, Leeds LS1 6HW

Flute, clarinet and piano music by Donizetti, Faure, Rossini, Moszkowski, Gossec, Cervantes and others.

Performed by the Aire Ensemble, with special guest Sarah Daramy-Williams playing Mozart's Violin Sonata no 1 in Bb

Otley Courthouse

Courthouse Street, LS21 3AN

Classical tea party featuring flute, clarinet and piano.

An hour of song and dance inspired by classical music, followed by tea and cake

Shipley Salvation Army

Rhodes Place, Shipley BD17 7DL

Flute, clarinet and piano music by Donizetti, Faure, Rossini, Moszkowski, Gossec, Cervantes and others.

Performed by the Aire Ensemble, with special guest Sarah Daramy-Williams playing Mozart's Violin Sonata no 1 in Bb

Twilight Concert for Christmas

Flute, clarinet and piano music performed by The Aire Ensemble, with special guest soprano, Julia Daramy-Williams

Highlights included excerpts from Handel's Messiah, dances from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite, a selection from Faure's Dolly Suite, Holcombe's arrangement of Simple Gifts and many others

arts@trinity, Holy Trinity Church

Boar Lane, Leeds LS1 6HW

Friends Meeting House

Quakers Lane, Rawdon,

Leeds LS19 6HU

Amnesty International concert series

Flute, clarinet, cello and piano music, including Beethoven's Clarinet Trio and Howard Blake's Trio for Flute, Clarinet and Piano

Harewood House Courtyard

Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG

Specially arranged classical and Christmas music, performed on flute, clarinet and piano

The Salvation Army, Leeds Central

Nile Street, Leeds LS2 7QY

A short programme of clarinet and piano music

St Mark's ArtSpace

7 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2DP

Edinburgh Fringe Festival Concerts: Romantic Airs

Performed on french horn, clarinet, piano

The Grove Methodist Church

The Orchard, Town Street, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4RJ

Charity concert in association with Horsforth Music Centre Senior Concert Band in aid of Caring For Life

Outwood House

Outwood Lane

Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4HR

A programme of classical music including works by Brahms and Jenner, performed on French horn, clarinet and piano.

Hosted by WYSOCS

The Aire Ensemble performing at Chesstival, Bradford Deborah Pennington playing the bass clarinet at Chesstival, Bradford

Will Mace (cello) and Deborah Pennington (bass clarinet) of

the Aire Ensemble, with special guests Heather Askew (flute) and Sarah Daramy-Williams (violin)

Sept

CHESStival in the Park, City Park,

Bradford

The Aire Ensemble, joined by special

guests Julia Daramy-Williams (soprano),

Sarah Daramy-Williams (violin), Heather Askew (flute), Daniel de Gruchy-Lambert (trumpet), Peter Daramy-Williams (tenor)

Peter, guest singer with the Aire Ensemble The Aire Ensemble and guest at Chesstival, Bradford Chess festival programme 4 Chess festival programme 3 Chess festival programme 2 Chess festival programme 1

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Programme pdf

Singers Peter and Julia, guest members of the Aire Ensemble

The Aire Ensemble with special guest Sarah

Giant chess sets, beginners' lessons and a 125-board match between Grandmasters, International Masters and contestants combined with music, dance and children's activities to create Bradford's first Chesstival.  The Aire Ensemble was invited to provide musical entertainment, which included songs from the

musical Chess, together with music composed by one of Bradford's most famous sons, Frederick Delius.

Chesstival, Bradford Daniel, guest trumpet player with the Aire Ensemble

Trumpeter Daniel, guest member of

the Aire Ensemble

"Their carefully chosen pieces floated across Bradford City Park, creating the perfect ambience."

DB, Joint Organiser,

Chesstival in the Park, Bradford

Nov

arts@trinity, Holy Trinity Church

Boar Lane, Leeds LS1 6HW

The Aire Ensemble, joined by violinist

Alison Major and flautist Hazel Smith

Dec

Otley Courthouse

Courthouse Street, LS21 3AN

The Aire Ensemble, joined by guest soprano Julia Daramy-Williams

July

2014

WYSOCS, Outwood House, Horsforth, Leeds

Le Tour des Animaux

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Le tour des animaux poster

"Romantic Delights", with the Aire Ensemble

For details, see Le Tour des Animaux

Shipley Salvation Army

Rhodes Place, Shipley BD17 7DL

June

June

June

June

Mar

Victoria Hall, Kirkgate

Settle BD24 9DZ

School of Philosophy, 64 Woodland Lane

Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 4PD

St Margaret’s, Queens Road

Ilkley LS29 9QL

Victoria Theatre, Fountain Street

Halifax HX1 1BP

Holy Trinity (Arts at Trinity), Boar Lane

Leeds LS1 6HW

A series of concerts performed by the Aire Ensemble and incorporating new, original poetry by Jan Holdstock, together with a zany quick-change performance by naturalist Paul Ratcliffe.

The naturalist

A summer of fun concerts for all the family in celebration of the Tour de France, featuring an imaginative reworking of Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals.

July

2015

Aug

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Stockbridge Church

7b Saxe-Coburg Street

Edinburgh EH3 5BN

Twelve performances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival of the interactive family show, Carnival of the Animals, based on the music by Saint-Saens.  Actor Ellie Jeffreys joined the Aire Ensemble to play the part of the wacky Naturalist.  More details about the show can be found on the Carnival of the Animals page.

Oct

Headingley Enterprise and Art Centre

HEART, Bennett Rd, LS6 3HN

Art workshop and concert : an animal-themed interactive event for children, combining making animal art with a concert of animal-themed classical music.

2016