What's On

Concerts start at 1.10pm and finish at approximately 2.00pm

September 2017

Emily Sun (violin); Sam Armstrong (piano)

Beethoven Sonata for Violin and Piano in Eb major No.3 Op.12
Fauré Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major No.1 Op.13
Tchaikovsky Valse-Scherzo Op.34  

Wednesday 27 September, 2017

October 2017

Louko Piano Trio

Haydn Piano Trio in G major Hob. XV:25 ‘Gypsy’
Suk Elegie Op.23
Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor

Thursday 05 October, 2017

Slava Sidorenko (piano)

Beethoven Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor Appassionata
Beethoven Rondo a Capriccio, Op.129 Rage over a lost penny
Rachmaninoff Three Preludes:
 G major, Op.32, No.5 
 G# minor, Op.32, No.12 
 C# minor, Op.3, No, 2 

Thursday 12 October, 2017

Peter Moore (trombone); Richard Uttley (piano)

Leopold Mozart Concerto for alto trombone in D
Mahler Urlicht (Das Knaben Wunderhorn)
Frigyes Hidas Movement for trombone and piano
Fauré Les roses d'Ispahan
Rachmaninov Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19 - Andante (3rd movement)
Hindemith Sonata for trombone and piano
Arthur Pryor La Petite Suzanne (Valse Caprice)

Wednesday 25 October, 2017

November 2017

Nicholas Trygstad (cello); Marisa Gupta (piano)

Janáček Pohádka (Fairy Tale) for cello & piano ("The Story of Tsar Berendyey") JW 7/5  
Fauré Berceuse op.16 and Romance op.69 
Prokofiev Cello Sonata in C major Op. 119 

Thursday 09 November, 2017

Duo Fantasia

Villa-Lobos Fantasia for soprano saxophone and piano
Ravel Pièce en forme de Habañera
J. Francaix Exotic Dances
D. Salleras Mi Bailaora for soprano saxophone solo
D. Milhaud Scaramouche
Piazzolla Chin Chin arr Mikiskaite

Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Luka Okros (piano)

Schubert 4 Impromptus Op.90
Rachmaninov Musical Moments No.s 1,2,3 and 4.
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

Tuesday 21 November, 2017

December 2017

Liga Korne (piano)

Mendelssohn Variations Serieuses
Prokofiev A selection of movements from ‘Romeo and Juliet’
Duttileux Piano Sonata

Thursday 07 December, 2017

Scott Brothers Duo

J. Strauss Overture: Die Fledermaus
Pietro Yon Gesu Bambino
Tchaikovsky Selection from The Nutcracker Op.71
Gounod Meditation - Ave Maria
J. Scott A Christmas Celebration (A virtuoso Fantasy on Christmas Themes!)

Tuesday 19 December, 2017

January 2018

Fiona Cross (clarinet); Nigel Clayton (piano)

Schumann Fantasiestucke Op 73 for clarinet and piano
Debussy Rhapsodie | Martinu Clarinet Sonatina
Gershwin 3 preludes for clarinet and piano
Horovitz  Sonatina  for clarinet and piano

Wednesday 10 January, 2018

A4 Brass

Jonathan Bates Toccata
Oliver Waespi South Uist Variations
Bruckner arr. Bates Locus Iste
Debussy arr. Illiam Quane Deuxieme Arabesque
Golland arr. Bates Peace
Brubeck arr. Jonathan Bates Take Five
Bartok arr. Adam Taylor and Chris Robertson Six Romanian Folk Dances 
Martin Ellerby Electra Dances ii and iii

Wednesday 17 January, 2018

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

February 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

Castalian Quartet

Haydn String Quartet in D minor, Op.76 No.2
String Quartet No.3 in A Op.41

Wednesday 14 February, 2018

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

March 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

April 2018

The Manchester Chamber Choir

Bridge Music when Soft Voices Die; The Bee
Britten 5 Flower Songs : To daffodils; The succession of the four sweet months; Marsh flowers; The evening primrose; Ballad of green broom. 
Parry Four Songs of Farewell : My Soul, there is a country; There is an old belief; At the round earth’s imagined corners; Lord, let me know mine end.

Tuesday 24 April, 2018



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