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

Leon McCawley (piano)

Haydn Sonata in C minor HXVI/20
Hans Gál Three Preludes Op.65
Chopin Nocturnes Op.37 No.s 1 and 2
Beethoven 32 Variations in C minor WoO 80

Thursday 22 February, 2018

Trio Dramatis

Jean Francaix Trio for clarinet, viola and piano
Mozart Keglestatt Trio
Rory Boyle Di tre re ed io

Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Caroline Pether (violin); Hannah Roberts (cello)

Handel/Halvorsen Passacaglia for violin and cello
Martinu Duo for violin and cello No.2 in D major H.371
Kodaly Duo for violin and cello Op. 7

Thursday 22 March, 2018



Emerging instrumentalists and singers are welcome to audition for inclusion in our prestigious and long-established chamber music series.
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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