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Events– Days 1 to 11
Order of events from 27th June to 7th July 2007

The Playground Party
Featuring: Courtney Pine, Kate Rusby, the James Taylor Quartet, Eliza Carthy and the Ratcatchers, Cara Robinson and much more

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Day 4 – Saturday 30.06.07

The Brodsky Quartet

Andrew Haveron & Ian Belton: violin, Paul Cassidy: viola, Jaqueline Thomas: cello

The Brodsky Quartet are at the forefront of the international chamber-music scene. Their love and mastery of the traditional string quartet repertoire is evident from their highly acclaimed performances of a wide range of composers. They have an extensive award winning discography reaching from Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert and Tchaikovsky to Shostakovich, Bartok, Britten and Respighi.

At the same time, the Quartet are known for their pioneering work with a diverse range of performing artists,including singers Elvis Costello, Anne Sofie von Otter and Björk.

ALVAREZ: Metro Chabacano
LAVISTA: Reflejos de la Noche
BARBER: Quartet Op.11
RAVEL: String Quartet in F

“The Brodsky Quartet are the team for the new century” – Gramophone

St. Mary ’s Church Garforth
£15 (£12.50)
Advanced booking recommended!

Ticket hotline: 07982 215613
Email: tickets@garforthartsfestival.co.uk
TICKETS available for this event online from www.digyorkshire.com

At 6.30pm Pre-Concert – The recital will begin with a performance by a student quar tet from Garfor th Community College.This performance will include a discussion/question session with members of the Brodsky Quartet

During the afternoon members of the Brodsky Quar tet will lead workshops with students from Garfor th Community College. Garforth Community College Music Centre 2.30pm,admission FREE This project will be featured on PodcastGarfor th www.garforth.leeds.sch.uk

Garforth Community Arts School (GCAS) Showcase

A superb morning of music and drama featuring many great ensembles.Line up to include: soul sounds, the shiny band, masquerade children’s theatre, garforth jazz rock band II, youth choir, junior jazz,guitar groups and more. www.garforthcommunityarts.co.uk

Garforth Community College Main Hall
10am £4 (£2)
Art and Poetry Exhibition

Exhibits to include children ’s work and pieces by Sap Green Art Club.

Green Lane Primary School – Infant Hall
10am – 4pm, FREE
Dynamics of Dance – the Caroline Atha School of Dance

A show encompassing various aspects and forms of theatre dance, in such styles as ballet, tap, modern jazz and freestyle. The show is approximately an hour long, performed by dancers aged 10 -30 years old.

Garforth Miner ’s Welfare Hall
3 Performances at :12.30pm,2pm,4pm
£2.00 Contact 0113 286 5319 for more details and tickets
Opportunity Knocks presented by Garforth Musical Society

A showcase evening of local talent.

Garforth Community College Main Hall
Contact 0113 286 8802 for more details and tickets
Summer Concert Garforth Jubilee Brass

A varied programme of music from this popular community band.

Ninelands Primary School,Ninelands Lane
FREE For more details Contact 0113 294 5462

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Tickets for all events will be made available to Friends of the Garforth Arts Festival one week prior to the official launch date.
If you are interested in becoming a friend of the festival please click here for our form.

Discounts and Concessions
Where concession rates are advertised, these apply to: senior citizens, children under 16, NUS students, and anyone receiving unemployment or disability benefit (upon proof of entitlement).
For 'The Playgrount Party' on July 7th, a limited number of discounted tickets at £8.50 will be made available to local residents. For full details, contact the festival box office or phone the hotline on 07982 215613

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