York’s first Chamber Music Festival featuring some of the country’s top musicians was launched today (13th February) at the Bootham School Arts Centre. York born Tim Lowe, who is Guest Principal of the English Chamber Orchestra and teaching professor at the Guildhall School of Music together with Bootham’s Director of Music, Paul Feehan have masterminded the event. Other featured musicians include violinist Jennifer Pike who is a past winner of the BBC Young Musician competition. She will be playing at the Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall at the University of York.
The packed programme of master classes, concerts and competitions began with a piano recital given by Paul Feehan. For more details about all the events see: www.yorkchambermusicfestival.co.uk