2016 | 2017 Season
Established in 1915, The Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society is the largest and one of the most successful lunchtime series in the country.
A seasonal fiesta entitled SPANISH SPICE including some Christmas elements from the Flamenco culture and Iberian Baroque.
Friday 16 December, 2016
Drawing on their Celtic and English folk roots, eclectic folk ensemble Tir Eolas will perform a selection of original material alongside their own arrangements of traditional songs. Think virtuosic instrumentalists, 5-part singing, guaranteed foot-stomping, and time-honoured folk ballads telling stories of love, loss and longing.
Thursday 05 January, 2017
Emerging instrumentalists and singers are welcome to audition for inclusion in our prestigious and long-established chamber music series.
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After a decade of curating the MMCS series at the Bridgewater Hall, this season will be my final one as Director of Concerts. It has given me the greatest satisfaction to be able to showcase so many fine young artists and to see how their careers have blossomed. I have invited some of them to make a return visit this season and I am sure that you will relish the opportunity of hearing once again...
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The Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society has appointed Simon Parkin as its new Director of Concerts. He will take over from Paul Hindmarsh who retires in April 2017.
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