The 22nd Ripon International Festival features a stellar line up including Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita (6th Sept), Red Priest Sean Shibe, The Rhos Male Voice Choir, Opera Gala with Sky Ingram,  the Kosmos Ensemble, The Outside Track folk group, Tabea Debus baroque trio, cellist Jamal Aliyev, TV personality The Yorkshire Shepherdess, Trouvere Medieval Minstrels, outstanding young musicians and the London Mozart Players return with Dvorak’s New World Symphony for the Grande Finale at the Royal Hall (6th Oct).


NEWS 11th June: Our new website is almost ready – we hope by the end of this week.

Thank you for your patience!

The Festival brochure was posted to our customers on 10th June.

Festival 2019: 1 September – 6 October


  Summer Concert Saturday 6 July at The Bowes Museum


Chopin Recital by Janusz Piotrowicz

Prizewinner International Chopin Competition

‘magical tonal mastery … a velvet touch’ Il Tempo, Rome

‘white hot intensity… caressingly tender … a remarkable blend of virtuosity and poetic insight’

The Australian ‘the inherent nobility of the writing evoked with unerring artistry’ Fredericia Dagblad

Nocturnes, Waltzes, Preludes, Mazurkas, Berceuse, Polonaises


Music and Art in a glittering setting 

Go to Whats On for more details









   Special thanks to our Sponsors:

Ripon Select Foods, The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation, Barclays, Booths, The Coulthurst Trust, Stephen Harker & Janet Cole, Lithgow Perkins LLP, The W.W. Spooner Trust, The Thackray Quest;  and all Donors and Festival Friends for their generous support.


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