• Date and time: Wednesday 13 December 2023, 7.30pm
  • Location: In-person only
    Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Admission: Tickets: £25; concessions £23; students £7, booking required

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Programme to include:
Tchaikovsky   Nutcracker Suite
Rune Sorensen   Shine You No More
Leontovych   Carol of the Bells
CPE Bach   Allegro Assai
Gruber   Silent Night
Flora Ware   Yuletide Comes

Join the dynamic Jess Gillam Ensemble for an unmissable concert featuring festive favourites and music spanning the centuries. This sensational and sparky ensemble, featuring saxophone, strings, bass, percussion and piano, are rooted in classical music but take inspiration from many different corners of the musical universe! Led by saxophonist Jess Gillam – who has been forging her own adventurous path since she shot to fame as the first saxophonist to reach the finals of BBC Young Musician, the youngest ever soloist to perform at the Last Night of the Proms and the recipient of a Classic BRIT Award – the ensemble are passionate about connecting with audiences and creating electrifying and unforgettable concert experiences!

‘A true inspiration … she frankly rocks’ (Huffington Post)

‘Throughout the evening they struck sparks off each other. The result was an exhilarating concert, where an exciting range of music was brilliantly presented …. giving us all an experience that will linger long in the memory’ (The Mail on Sunday)