Monday 11th June 2018 1:00pm

Location: Sedbergh School Chapel, Loftus Hill

Admission: Free

Please note that this recital will take place in the Sedbergh School Chapel on 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

Sunday 3rd June 2018 7:30pm

Sedbergh Music Festival: Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’

A dramatic start to the Festival as Mary Hamilton conducts Benjamin Britten’s jolly setting of Psalm 150, followed by soloists and the town’s own singers in Vivaldi’s exhilarating ‘Gloria’.

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Monday 4th June 2018 1:00pm

Sedbergh Music Festival – Sedbergh School Musicians Entertain

The 2018 Festival is showcasing young musicians throughout and young musicians from Sedbergh School start us off in style celebrating our first Lunch hour recital.

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Monday 4th June 2018 7:30pm

Sedbergh Music Festival – Kentdale Wind Quintet

One of Cumbria’s most exuberant ensembles present Malcolm Arnold shanties,  Norman Hallam’s ‘Charleston’ plus works by Thomas Arne, Paul Patterson, and more.

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Tuesday 5th June 2018 1:00pm

Sedbergh Music Festival – Recital: Julian Cann (violin) and David Battersby (piano)

Julian has prepared for us a fine programme of Schubert, Bach and some of his favourite English music.

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Tuesday 5th June 2018 8:00pm

Sedbergh Music Festival – Red Priest

An evening of fabulous musicianship and fun from this world renowned  baroque supergroup who hit the baroque scene a decade or so ago and have received rave reviews everywhere.

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Wednesday 6th June 2018 7:30pm

Sedbergh Music Festival – Castalia String Quartet

The central work of the programme is one of the core pieces of chamber music repetoire – Schubert’s Quartet No, 14 in D minor, ‘Death and the Maiden’.

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