Welcome to the York Early Music International Young Artists Competition. This prestigious longstanding biennial competition for young ensembles takes place at the National Centre for Early Music as part of York Early Music Festival.
Recognised as a major international platform for emerging talent in the world of early music, the competition attracts musicians from all over the globe, offering a major boost to young professional careers with opportunities for performance, recording and broadcasting, and international exposure.
Informal recitals Thursday 14 and Friday 15 July
Competition Saturday 16 July
Each ensemble will present an informal preliminary recital. They’ll get the chance to experience the performance space and get to know the audience before the Competition on Saturday 16 July which takes place before an international jury of experts. Come and join us!