7 July 2018: Francis Jackson at 100

— In Francis Jackson’s centenary year, we celebrate the creativity and history of the city of York

1:00 pm, St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel - St. Saviourgate, York Map
Tickets: £5 (concessions: £3, students: £3). Available on the door.

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The choir draws inspiration from the centenary year of Dr Francis Jackson, a composer and longstanding organist and director of music at York Minster. We showcase music by composers with links to York’s rich history and vibrant modern culture, including the premiere of a specially-commissioned piece by local composer Rose Hall.

Featured composers:

  • Francis Jackson - former chorister, organist and director of music at York Minster
  • Tertius Noble - former organist and musical director at York Minster and conducted York Symphony Orchestra
  • Edward Bairstow - former organist and Master of Music at York Minster
  • Philip Moore - former organist and Master of the Music at York Minster
  • John Scott Whiteley - Organist Emeritus at York Minster
  • Andrew Carter - founder of the York Chapter House Choir and former member of the Minster choir
  • Kerry Andrew - studied music and composition at the University of York and has since won four British Composer Awards
  • Rose Hall - former member of the Micklegate Singers and studied music at the University of York
  • Hannah Loach - former member of the Micklegate Singers and studied at the University of York
  • James Else - studied composition at the University of York
  • Emily Crossland - studied music at the University of York

This concert is presented as part of York’s Late Music Festival.

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