The Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society

Established in 1915, The Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society is the largest and one of the most successful lunchtime series in the country.

Forthcoming Performances

Kana Ohashi (violin) ; Benjamin Powell (piano)

Ysaye Sonata No.4 for Solo Violin
Szymanowski Mythes Op.30, La Fontaine d'Arethuse 
Prokofiev Sonata No.2 in D major
Shchedrin Imitating Albeniz

Thursday 25 January, 2018

Duo Van Vliet

John Dowland If My Complaints Could Passions Move
Benjamin Britten Lachrymae: Reflections on a song of Dowland
Andrew Thomas The Sound of Waves 
Toshio Hosokawa In Die Tiefe Der Zeit | Into the Depths of Time
John Dowland Flow, My Tears

Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Gen Li (piano)

JS Bach Prelude and Fugue No.11 in F major BWV 880
Debussy Images book 2
Prokofiev Piano Sonata No.7 in B flat major Op.83

Wednesday 07 February, 2018



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Welcome to the 2017/18 series

A warm welcome to you all, and to myself as the new Director of Concerts!  I am replacing Paul Hindmarsh after 10 years of his imaginative stewardship, and hope both to continue the great work Paul did, and to bring my own musical experience to bear on helping to select the MMCS’ exciting blend of new talent and established artists...
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Registered charity No. 224723.

Director of Concerts: Simon Parkin
Administrator: Clare Preston-Pollitt