Musical encounter

Recital musician Martin Roscoe.
Recital musician Martin Roscoe.

Ripon’s St Cecilia Orchestra are bringing the romance of Brief Encounter to Ripon Cathedral.

Used as the backdrop to the iconic 1945 film Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No 2 will be performed next Sunday, September 11.

Prolific recitalist, Martin Roscoe will be playing the solo.

One of the most regularly played pianists on Radio 3, Martin has made seven BBC Prom appearances and performed across the world.

Phillipa Abrahams St Cecilia Orchestra Chairman said: “I am now really looking forward to welcoming the audience to this my first concert as new Chairman and what a start.”

Tickets are available from Richard Russell on 01765 677413 or Abode, Alan Matthews, Ripon Travel, Ripon Cathedral Shop, Ripon and Harrogate TICs and Pomp & Circumstance, or on the door at £14 for adults, £11 concessions and £5 for children in full-time education.