Pennine Spring Music details for 2016

All concerts in Heptonstall Parish Church starting at 7.30

Pennine Spring Music details for 2016Tuesday 31 May, Thursday 2 June, Saturday 4 June

Details of the programme can be seen here.

Anyone wishing to play in the orchestra or sing in the choir should contact Jean Richux in the first instance on 01422 843995 or email jean[at]  Places are available in all sections especially bass and tenor voices.

Pennine Spring Music – 25-30 May 2015

Pennine Spring Music returns to Heptonstall 25-30 May, with a varied programme of classical music for everyone.

We endeavour each year to encourage young musicians from music schools and colleges to join us on a bursary scheme.

Could anyone willing to accommodate (B&B) one of these young people please contact Jean Leach on 01422 843995 or by email.

Many thanks.

Pennine Spring Music – Something for everyone. Come and enjoy…

All evening concerts are held in Heptonstall Parish Church

Tuesday 27 May 7.30

Orchestra and Chorus, 

Mozart :      Symphony 35 “Haffner”

Hummel :    Trumpet Concerto– soloist Christian Barraclough

Rutter :       All things bright and beautiful, God be in my head,

For the beauty of the earth.

Poulenc :     Sinfonietta


Wednesday 28 May

The Bell Ringers are contributing to the festival by ringing a full peal – (1pm- 4pm). The chosen piece is ‘Heptonstall Surprise Major’ and was performed for the first time, on the bells of St Thomas’, in 1988


Thursday 29 May  7.30    Chamber Concert


Verdi :        Chorus of Hebrew Slaves,   Anvil Chorus,

Chorus of Scottish Refugees

Hughes:      Spirituals – Jonah and Norah

Due Voci:

Selection from Dvorak and Monteverdi

Wind Chamber Group:

Selection from Ibert, Vinter and Dvorak


Saturday 31 May         7.30  

Orchestra and Chorus, 

Brahms:`     Variations on a Theme by Haydn

Mendelssohn:       Lobesang

soloists include: Louisa Stirland (BBC Chorister of the year 2012)

Linda Harvey and Tom Morrs


Tickets £10, (£8 concessions), £1 (under 16’s) to all concerts.

Available on the door or bookable in advance at Hebden Bridge, Todmorden and Halifax Tourist Information Offices.


Full Programmes will be available at the Post Office, Tourist Information Office, Libraries and several outlets locally.




Pennine Spring Music Festival 2013

The Pennine Spring Music Festival for 2013 will run from Monday 27th May to Saturday 1st June.

Programme as at 30 Aug 2012. Subject to amendment.

All concerts will be held in the Heptonstall Parish Church, starting 7:30.


Tuesday 28 May

Tuesday Concert: Orchestra and Chorus

Schubert: Rosamunde Overture

Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor

Haydn: Insanae et Vanae curae

Schumann: Symphony No. 4


Thursday 30 May

Thursday Concert: Chamber Concert.

Strings: J S Bach: Orchestral Suite no. 2 BVW 1067

Wind: Gounod: Petite Symphonie for Wind

Choir: Chilcott: Singing by numbers (selection)

Saint-Saens: Les Fleurs et les Arbres Op. 68 no.2

Saint-Saens: Calme de Nuits Op. 68 no.1

Solo/Guest Ensemble: To be confimed


Saturday 1st June

Saturday Concert: Orchestra and Chorus

J S Bach: Magnificat

Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D



Tickets: £8, £5 (concessions), £1 (under-16) to all evening concerts.

All tickets available on the door, or bookable in advance at Hebden Bridge or Todmorden Tourist Information Offices.


Latest information on Pennine Spring Festival Website…

Pennine Spring Music Festival for 2012

The Pennine Spring Music Festival for 2012 will run from Monday 4th June to Saturday 9th June.

All concerts will be held in the Parish Church.

Tuesday 5 June

Concert 1: Orchestra and Chorus Rossini: Overture: The Barber of Seville Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto. Soloist: Martyn Jackson Mendelssohn: Hear my Prayer Beethoven: Symphony no 7

Thursday 7 June

Concert 2: Chamber Concert.

Strings: Puccini: Crisantemi Rossini: String Sonata no 1 Wind Donizetti: Sinfonia for Winds Dvorak arr. Kay: Ledgends Op 59 (selections) Choir Gastoldi: Viver lieto volgio Trad. arr. Copeland: Ching-a-Ring Chaw Halley: The Lover’s Arithmetic Thompson: Choose something like a Star Solos20 minutes maximum available for solo items (to be confirmed in advance)

Saturday 9th June

Concert 3: Orchestra and Chorus Mozart: Overtue: The Magic Flute Schubert: Unfinished Symphony Mozart: Requiem
Tickets:£8, (£5 concessions), £1 (under-16) to all evening concerts.

All tickets available on the door, or bookable in advance at Hebden Bridge or Todmorden Tourist Information Offices.

Programme as at 2 November 2011.  Subject to amendment.

Latest information on Pennine Spring Festival Website…