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Theme: Performance

A wealth of concerts, performances and workshops exploring the theme of order and chaos.

What's on

Sun
22
Jun

The Provoked Wife

John Vanbrugh’s hilarious play takes a witty look at marriage, courtship and temptation.

Sun
22
Jun

LUMA Film Festival 2014

A glimpse at the future of British film with hands-on practical workshops, writing masterclasses and screenings of student film-making.

Sat
21
Jun

The Provoked Wife

John Vanbrugh’s hilarious play takes a witty look at marriage, courtship and temptation.

Sat
21
Jun

LUMA Film Festival 2014

A glimpse at the future of British film with hands-on practical workshops, writing masterclasses and screenings of student film-making.

Fri
20
Jun

The Provoked Wife

John Vanbrugh’s hilarious play takes a witty look at marriage, courtship and temptation.

Fri
20
Jun

Restoration Comedy on the Modern Stage

A conversation with the UK’s leading theatre critic, Michael Billington, about Restoration Comedy on the contemporary stage.

Fri
20
Jun

Kolon Chamber Choir

A concert by Norwegian Chamber Choir ‘Kolon’, performing a range of works including Norwegian fold melodies, spirituals and contemporary pieces.

Mon
16
Jun

Order and Chaos and Music

Join David Howard as he explores notions of order and chaos and music in the context of live musical illustrative examples. The event will include audience participation!

Sat
14
Jun

Apocalypse and Ruin

An exciting choral concert by three composers from York St John University.

Sat
14
Jun

York Carnival 2014

A family day of free music, stalls and a parade, organised by students from the University of York.

Fri
13
Jun

The Flower Mound Chamber Singers

Join the Flower Mound Chamber Singers from Texas as they perform a selection of works.

Tue
10
Jun

Setting the scene on John Vanbrugh - CANCELLED

Michael Cordner of the University of York sets the scene for his production of the Provoked Wife by exploring Vanbrugh’s comedies of the 1690s illustrated by actors from the cast.

Available for several days during the festival

The Jekyll & Hyde Case

Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 June, 7.30pm - 10pm

A contemporary retelling of the classic Jekyll & Hyde story exploring the darker side of human morality.

TRANSMISSION Contemporary Dance

Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 June, 7pm to 8pm, 8.15pm to 9.15pm

Inspired by the similarities between the spread of ‘infectious’ ideas through social networks, an award-winning team of artists, scientists, musicians and dancers combine cutting-edge technology and fluid movement to create a sonic and visual world where even the smallest interactions leave behind a trace.