La Palatine to open York Early Music Christmas Festival 2022
From 08 December 2022 to 08 October 2022/ United Kingdom / York
The York Early Music Christmas Festival at the NCEM is always one of the highlights on the city’s cultural calendar. This year the festivities open with the eagerly anticipated return of EEEmerging+ rising stars La Palatine with their vibrant concert Fiesta Galante. The programme marks the accession of the Bourbon dynasty to the Spanish throne in 1700 and celebrates the new Italianate spirit as it spread through Spain. The French baroque ensemble brings a festive and colourful range of different musical genres, culminating in the highlight of the programme Nebra’s sacred cantatas. The concert will also be available to view online.