A special orchestral concert

The Hull Philharmonic Orchestra will play at Tennants Garden Rooms, Leyburn on 15 May

  • 21 March 2016

On Sunday 15 May 2016, there will be a special concert at Tennants Garden Rooms in Leyburn entitled RHAPSODY  by the award winning Hull Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Penny MBE. 

Big Sing Day

Will Todd brings his 'Mass in Blue'

  • 18 March 2016

Top choral composer/director Will Todd leads an enjoyable day of singing at Swaledale Festival's latest Big Sing Day.


A trip to New York - the chance of a lifetime!

  • 7 March 2016

Fellowships for Festival artists

The Royal Academy announces awards

  • 4 March 2016

We are delighted to find a major artist at this year's Festival, and two others who have previously appeared here, listed in this year's Honours granted by the prestigious Royal Academy of Music.

Change to ensemble

Injury forces change

  • 4 March 2016

Harpist Noreen O'Donoghue, who was originally intending to play in The Island Lullaby on Wednesday 8 June, has sadly been incapacitated by acute tendonitis, and so won't be able to come to the Festival. Tríona Marshall, who plays with both The Chieftains and the Ireland's National Symphony Orchestra, has very kindly agreed to replace Noreen.