Give the gift of music this Christmas

Are you struggling to find that perfect present for a friend or family member this Christmas?

Why not gift a stunning musical experience that will help your special someone unwind and sooth their mind.

From January to March 2023, the Harrogate international Sunday Series will host the finest musicians on the world stage, including internationally renowned pianist Ashley Wassbrand-new ensemble Trio Balthasar, the immensely talented Jeneba Kanneh-Mason and rising star Coco Tomita.

With the benefits of listening to classical music including reduced stress levels, improved memory and better sleep, you’ll be giving a New Year’s wellbeing boost as well as a sublime musical experience.

Brighten up a loved one’s 2023 with the most celebrated talents in chamber music – and get 10% off when you book for all four recitals.

Ashley Wass | The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate | 29 January 2023 | 11am

Director of Music at the Yehudi Menuhin School Ashley Wass returns to Harrogate for the first time since 2007, when he made his debut as a Young Musician. His programme will include Piano Sonata in A minor by contemporary composer Alexey Shor alongside Schumann, Bach, Shostakovich and Franck. Book here.

Trio Balthasar | The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate | 12 February 2023 | 11am

Comprised of former Festival Young Musician Michael Foyle, principal cellist of the London Symphony Orchestra Tim Hugh and acclaimed pianist Iain Burnside, the Trio present a programme where central masterpieces sit alongside a diverse repertoire, which will include pieces by Joan Trimble, Brahms, Haydn and Debussy. Book here.

Jeneba Kanneh-Mason | The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate | 26 February 2023 | 11am

By popular demand, the immensely talented Jeneba Kanneh-Mason will follow in the footsteps of two of her siblings to make her Harrogate debut. Named one of Classic FM’s ‘Rising Stars’, she’ll play Fantasie Negre No.1 in E minor by Florence Price, as well as pieces by Shostakovich, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Prokofiev. Book here.

Coco Tomita | The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate | 26 March 2023 | 11am

Hailed as ‘one to watch’ by Gramaphone Magazine and ‘Young Classical Star’ by Classic FM, Japanese violinist Coco Tomita first gained recognition after winning the BBC Young Musician 2020 Strings Category. Expect a stunning programme featuring Beethoven, Janáček, Ravel, Poulenc and Clara Schumann. She’ll perform with internationally recognised pianist Simon Callaghan. Book here.

Download the full programme HERE