Yorkshire Times
Weekend Edition
12:37 PM 1st June 2022

Skipton Music - Borealis Saxophone Quartet

Photo credit: Tom Gimson
Photo credit: Tom Gimson
The final concert of Skipton Music’s 2021-22 season on Tuesday 7 June at Skipton Town Hall features the exciting Borealis Saxophone Quartet.

The Borealis Saxophone Quartet is an award-winning chamber ensemble comprised of four of the UK’s leading saxophonists.Praised for their “superb technique and style” the quartet has also made numerous television and radio appearances, most notably including a BBC Proms broadcast for Radio 3.

In 2019 the quartet was selected as ‘BBC Introducing Artists’ and gave a live performance and interview on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ programme.

Francis Finlay, chair of Skipton Music said:
“We are thrilled to welcome the Borealis Saxophone Quartet to Skipton for what promises to be a fabulous evening.

"The quartet’s brilliantly entertaining programme includes selections from Leonard Bernstein’s ‘West Side Story’, George Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’, Will Gregory’s ‘Bronze’ and Jennifer Higdon’s ‘Bop’.”

In addition to standard £1 tickets for under-19s, Skipton Music is piloting a new scheme for under-30s this year with a limited number of tickets available for each concert at only £5, on a first-come, first served basis.

For tickets to the concert on Tuesday 7 June at Skipton Town Hall go to:, or the box office on 01756 792809

The town hall will be operating a system of numbered and modified distanced seating to ensure Covid safety.Previous guidelines on mask wearing will remain.There will be a licensed bar.