Welcome to Ripon International Festival – a world-class celebration of great orchestras, chamber and folk concerts, recitals, drama, literature and beautiful puppetry in magnificent Ripon Cathedral, the Royal Hall - Harrogate’s “Palace of Gold”, Markenfield Hall – unique moated mediaeval manor, and ancient village churches. Come and experience the festival’s distinctive atmosphere and outstanding performances.
Ripon International Festival 20th Anniversary
2nd - 16th September 2017
& Spring Gala Concert 6th May 2017
Royal Northern Sinfonia at Ripon Cathedral
in a dazzling programme:
BEETHOVEN Overture Coriolan BRAHMS Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony no 5
Thank you to our wonderful supporters – audiences, sponsors, festival friends,
and our team of volunteers for making 2016 a festival to remember.
If you missed us this year, you can still see the programme under What’s On.
We look forward to celebrating 20 years of great music and arts with you next year!
Special thanks to our Sponsors:
Ripon Select Foods – Principal Sponsor, Barclays, Booths, The Coulthurst Trust, Mr. Stephen Harker, Lithgow Perkins LLP, Piccadilly Motors, Ripon City Council, The Thackray Quest, Wolseley UK; and all Donors and Festival Friends for their generous support.