Monday 11th June 2018 1:00pm

Location: Sedbergh School Chapel, Loftus Hill


  • J.S.Bach: Prelude & Fugue in G major BWV 541
  • Liszt: Ad Nos, ad salutarem undam
  • Vierne: Naiades
  • Vierne: Carillon de Westminster

Peter Noke

Peter has recorded for BBC Radio and Television and for Hyperion Records. More recently his two piano work with Julian Hellaby has led to a number of recording projects, including a disc of 2oth Century music for two pianos.

His work as a teacher has involved every age range and he currently teaches piano at Sedbergh School in Cumbria and at Lancaster University. He has examined for ABRSM since 1990 and travels frequently as a mentor and presenter, giving seminars internationally.

Recent projects have included the launch of a website especially designed for the learning of piano pieces and for the professional needs of piano teachers worldwide –

Peter entered the Royal Northern College of Music on a scholarship, studying organ with Eric Chadwick and receiving tuition from Lionel Rogg and Gillian Weir. He went on to be a prize winner at the International Organ Competition at Toulouse and has given recitals in many major English Cathedrals, the USA and Australia.

Some other events in June 2018

Monday 4th June 2018 7:30pm

Sedbergh Music Festival – Kentdale Wind Quintet

Malcolm Arnold shanties, Thomas Arne, Paul Patterson, Norman Hallam’s ‘Charleston’ and more

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Tuesday 5th June 2018 8:00pm

Sedbergh Music Festival – Red Priest

Red Priest, founded in 1997 and named after the flame-haired priest, Antonio Vivaldi, is the only early music group in the world to have been compared in the press to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock, the Marx Brothers, Spike Jones and the Cirque du Soleil.

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Wednesday 6th June 2018 7:30pm

Sedbergh Music Festival – Castalia String Quartet

The Castalia Quartet was formed in 2004 when Botton Eurythmy Ensemble asked Sonia Hammond to find musicians for several performances of Mendelssohn’s Octet in London, Eire and Botton Village. From this octet came the Castalia Quartet; Julian Cann, first violin and Sonia Hammond, cello are the founding members from 2004. Since then they have been joined by Jennie Jones, second violin in 2007 and Robert Dick, viola in 2013.

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