37th Concert Season


Please note that whilst we will always endeavour to perform the programmes as shown below, the orchestra reserves the right, should circumstances require, to change programme details, ticket arrangements, ticket prices or soloists without further notice.

Saturday 15 October 2016, 7:30pm

York Barbican

~ Strauss - Don Juan, Opus 20

~ Dvorak - Cello Concerto in B minor, Opus 104
                    soloist: Jamie Walton - cello

~ Elgar - Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma), Opus 36


Saturday 11 February 2017, 7:30pm

York Barbican

~ Elgar - Cockaigne Overture

~ Sibelius - Symphony No.2

~ Rachmaninov - Variations on a Theme of Paganini
                    soloist: Peter Donohoe - piano

~ Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espanol

2 Donohoe Portrait 2 (Susie Ahlburg)

Saturday 13 May 2017, 7:30pm

York Barbican

~ Blackford - Overture (New Commission World Premiere)

~ Wagner - Lohengrin, Prelude to Act 1

~ Elgar - Sea Pictures
                    soloist: Louise Winter - mezzo soprano

~ Poulenc - Les Biches Suite

~ Elgar - Pomp & Circumstance March No.1

~ Trad arr. Henry Wood - Fantasia on British Sea Songs

~ Arne arr. Malcom Sargent - Rule Britannia

~ Parry arr. Elgar - Jerusalem

Louise Winter


.Please note that the box office is run by SMG (Europe) Ltd

Unless stated otherwise, tickets for York Guildhall Orchestra concerts are as follows:
22, 19 and 15.  OAP - 1 off advertised prices.  Students and children in full time education - 5

Tickets will be available later this summer from the York Barbican box office - 0844 854 2757
      or on-line from this link York Barbican

Bookings made on-line or by telephone will incur a handling fee: tickets purchased in person direct from the Barbican box office will not.  Purchases made with a credit card will incur a transaction charge.

Barbican’s box office hours are 10:00am to 2:00pm Monday to Friday - from 5:30pm on concert days. The box offce address is: The Barbican, Paragon Street, York, YO10 4AH

The box office can very busy on the night of a concert, so we would urge people either to allow plenty of time, or purchase their tickets beforehand.


Car Parking

The closest parking is Kent Street, which will cost approximately 5 for the evening.  Discount vouchers are be available from the Barbican Box Office - visit their web site for more information.  Or ask when you purchase your ticket.

Parking is also available on Peel Street or St Georges Field.