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Festive feast for Lancaster choral society concert

Clarinettist Jack Horrocks returns to the Westmorland Youth Orchestra as guest soloist for Keswick concert

Westmorland Youth Orchestra take a trip to the movies

Baritone Dan Woodhouse plays Scarpia in Musica Lirica Opera's production of Tosca, which plays Kendal Town Hall on Thursday, November 26 (7.30pm) and Settle Victoria Hall, on Friday, November 20 (7.30pm).

Tosca reigns as one Puccini’s greatest and most dramatic masterpieces

Violinist Alessandro Ruisi performs with violist Asher Zaccardelli as part the new Kendal Midday Concert Club season on Wednesday, November 4 (1pm).

Rising young stars grace the midday concert club stage

LIGHT AND SHADE: soprano Emily Robinson (pictured) who shared the soloist spotlight during the Kendal South Choir concert with Fiona Weakley (soprano) and Christopher Steele (tenor)

Kendal South give fine performance

Haffner back in concert mode

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart Heads to Carlisle in UK Hits 2016 Tour

MUSICAL MOTIVATOR: conductor Wyn Davies always coaxes the best out of the Lakeland Sinfonia

Conductor Wyn brings out sinfonia's best

Jazz club's unmissable double header

Top line-up for Priory

Top line-up for Priory

Matthew Halsall and The Gondwana Orchestra. Picture by Simon-Hunt.

Rising UK jazz star to headline Carlisle venue

WORLD CLASS: violinist Jennifer Pike and the Manchester Camerata play Kendal Leisure Centre's Westmorland Hall on December 12.

Exciting start to sinfonia season

Laurence Jones. Picture by MHP Studios

Laurence Jones set to rock the Brewery Arts Centre

South Carolinian grungers Heyrocco announce Preston show

THE KING`S MEN: a performance of seamless phrasing, perfect intonation, and magical harmonic progressions.

REVIEW: King's choir in perfect harmony

Gorgeous Media’s Janine Bebbington and Jonny Patchett on the set of Bring Me Sunshine

Lancaster film company releases video to local singer's 'Bring Me Sunshine' cover

Top tunes with a classical twist

Top tunes with a classical twist

Crook Morris at last year's Settle Folk Gathering

Settle Folk Gathering returns to market town

Former Zutons frontman Dave McCabe brings new musical project to Carlisle

Former Zutons frontman Dave McCabe brings new musical project to Carlisle

STAR TURN: pianist Martin Roscoe is joined by the Moricosta String Trio for the next Grange-over-Sands and District Concert Club performance on Friday, September 4 (8pm) at the Victoria Hall.

Leading pianist makes welcome return

Summery tunes in courtyard

From The Jam duo go acoustic

Fred and the Steam Machine. (33640069)

Fred steaming in for first town gig

Lucy Rose

Lucy enters new ‘sonic’ space

AWARD-WINNING DUO: Ninebarrow's Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere headline a charity concert in aid of Manna House at Kendal on Friday, August 7 (7pm) at the United Reformed Church.

Award winning duo play for good cause

SPOOKY: black-clad choristers are gearing up for their biennial blast round Britain

Boys in black are back

Jazz trio has plenty passion and swing

Batala in Market-Square. Picture by Mandy Blackwell.

Lancaster festival to roll back the clock

FULL OF NOISES: violinist Alison Blunt shares the stage once again with Italian soprano saxophonist extraordinaire, Gianni Mimmo at Sedbergh and Barrow (pic credit Manuel Miethe).

Skilled in the art of improvisation


Vocal trio 'BLAKE' bring new show to Lancaster

WELL-VERSED: actor and radio presenter Simon Yaxley narrates Swiss novelist CF Ramuz’s story in Stravinsky’s Soldiers’ Tale Suite. (Pic Sarah Kay Photography)

Voice of radio in music festival spotlight

RESIDENCY: The Kuss Quartet (photo: Molina Visuals)

Music lovers anticipate Lake District Summer Music's 30th anniversary programme

INTERVIEW: James bassist Jim Glennie discusses his upcoming headline slot at Kendal Calling

INTERVIEW: James bassist Jim Glennie discusses his upcoming headline slot at Kendal Calling

Lancashire Council pick Morecambe and Wise classic by local star Ashleigh Wood as the sound of Morecambe this summer

Jab Jab playing at a BBC Studio in the 1970s. From left to right: Robert ‘Rombozo de Jab’ Whittington, Joe Augustine, ‘Skinhead Dick’ Augustine, Charlie Augustine

Grasmere hotelier plays with reggae rock band for first time in 35 years

ONE TO WATCH: rising cello star Megan Rolf

REVIEW: Megan's concert debut hits the right note

WIT AND WONDER: Emily Hennessey will be in spellbinding form at Windermere's Carver Church on Sunday, August 9 (3pm).

Emily brings a little myth and magic to music festival

Rising star Emmanuel Vass among the highlights of Hawkshead Music for a Summer Evening concert season

Rising star Emmanuel Vass among the highlights of Hawkshead Music for a Summer Evening concert season

Trumpet star makes flying visit to Kendal Jazz Club

FLUTES & CO: Suzanne de Lozey (centre front) pictured with the orchestra at Levens Hall (Photo: Ruth Leavett)

Flute player Suzanne to share the stage with orchestra for last time

Magnificent weekend of choral music in store

Amabile choirs celebrate summer

Mechanical Mouse Organ

NME tipped ex Kitchenware artists return with new band and blistering Debut

Best selling pianist is gala guest

Best selling pianist is gala guest

RISING TALENT: saxophone player Faye Lewis who has organised the Thursday, July 2 (7.30pm) concert

Sax ensembles gather for grand blast

ALL WELCOME: Kendal Millennium Youth Choir's joint musical directors Tracie Penwarden and Linda Graves are keen to recruit new choir members.

Youth choir seeks new voices

CELEBRATING SUMMER IN SONG: Burton Singers are back in the spotlight for their summer concert at Burton Memorial Hall on Saturday, June 27 (7.30pm).

Award winning choir poised to hit the high notes once again

Jamie Borrowdale

Penrith singer-songwriter Jamie Borrowdale goes from strength to strength

CLASS ACT: soprano Emily Robinson who stars in Dido and Aeneas, the centrepiece of Levens Choir's summer concert Love, Lust, Vengeance, Betrayal and Remorse on Sunday, June 28 (7.30pm) at Kendal Town Hall.

Emily returns for choir's summer concert


Top baroque soloists perform with local choir

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