Young-Choon Park, much-travelled South Korean pianist of considerably more than passing interest finds her way to Buxton to play two of Beethoven’s better known sonatas, the Pathétique and Appassionata, plus Schumann’s Sonata No 2 and Liszt’s Venezia e Napoli, all of which will keep her fingers extremely busy. Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, Friday, 7.30pm – £10, £12. 0845 12 72190
Hannah Woolmer/ Daniel Roberts, well thought-of young violinist with considerable recital experience (she released a single of Lark Ascending in 2012 that reached No 2 in Amazon’s classical download charts) and pianist of clearly more than passing ability perform Franck’s Violin Sonata and Soliloquy by the resonantly named Nimrod Borenstein, a young composer definitely on the way up. Tel Aviv-born, Paris-raised, London-domiciled after 1986, last year and this he has had works premiered all over the place – Paris, Italy, Belgrade, Belgium, London (the latest this month) and the work heard here, in New York in April 2013. Sheffield Cathedral Lunchtime Recital, Tuesday, 1.15pm – free, donation welcome.
Vox Jubilans, Dutch choir gives the Sheffield Cathedral Lunchtime Recital, Friday (June 6), 1.15pm – free, donation welcome.
‘Everyone Sang’, music in Britain and Germany before and after 1914 performed by the Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus and music director Darius Battiwalla which commemorates George Swindells, a member of the choir from 1947 until his death last year. Included is a short piece by local composer Max Taylor commissioned in his memory, plus Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayer, Holst’s Two Psalms, Finzi’s Requiem da Camera and the piece which gives the concert its title: a setting of Siegfried Sassoon’s WW1 poem Everyone Sang, commissioned by the chorus for the Cultural Olympiad in 2012 from its then-member Yaron Hollander. Victoria Hall, Norfolk Street, Saturday (June 7), 7pm – £13.20, £12 concessions.
Nick Fletcher, Sheffield’s classical guitarist of national repute tunes his guitar up for another recital taking in his own compositions and works by Bach, Domenico Scarlatti, Manuel Ponce among others at Holy Trinity Church, Grove Road, Millhouses, Saturday (June 7), 7.30pm – £10, £5 concessions.
Sheffield Music Academy Chamber Orchestra, director Martin Cropper, perform Grieg’s Holberg Suite, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Haydn’s Clock Symphony – No 101, in the opening weekend of the 40th Broomhill Festival. St Mark’s Church, Saturday (June 7), 7.30pm – £10, £8 concessions.
For details of Choral Evensong at Sheffield Cathedral and St John’s Church, Ranmoor, and music at daytime services, please see their pages on Classical Sheffield.