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

Yume Fujise (violin); Sten Heinoja (piano)

Beethoven Violin Sonata No.7, Op.30 No.2
Prokofiev Five Melodies for Violin and Piano, Op.35
Britten Waltz from Violin Suite Op.6

Friday 15 November, 2019

Barbican Quartet

Mendelssohn String Quartet No.4 in E minor, Op.44 No. 2 
Janáček String Quartet No.1 Kreutzer Sonata

Friday 29 November, 2019


Trad Eli Eli/Klezmers The Freilach
Trad Herschel
Trad La Rosa Enflorese
Trad Daichovo Horo
Gardel Volver
Rob Shepley Dusty road

Thursday 12 December, 2019



Emerging instrumentalists and vocalists are welcome to be considered for inclusion in our prestigious and long-running concert series
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Welcome to the 2019/20 series

Welcome to our new season! I feel - and hope you also feel - that we are evolving as a Society, getting to know our audiences better and responding to their wishes, finding the best and most exciting new talent to put together a varied and interesting season of concerts...
Read welcome by Simon Parkin, Director of Concerts >

© The Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Registered charity No. 224723.

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