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

Apollo Saxophone Quartet

Luis Tinoco Short Cuts
Simon Parkin A G F
Barbara Thompson White from Saxophone Quartet No.2
Graham Fitkin Stub
Will Gregory High Life

Friday 23 November, 2018

Florian Mitrea (piano)

Haydn Sonata in E-flat major Hob. XVI:52
Three preludes: La Danse de Puck, La cathédrale engloutie, Feux d’artifice
Liszt Mephisto-Waltz No. 1

Thursday 06 December, 2018

Manchester Chamber Choir

Trad arr Willcocks Ding Dong Merrily on High
Boris Ord Adam lay Ybounden
Trad arr Willcocks Il est ne, le divin Enfant  
John Tavener The Lamb
William Matthias Sir Christemas                
Trad arr Rutter Sans Day Carol               
Cecilia McDowall Cradle Song       
Harold Darke In the Bleak Midwinter   
Cheryl Frances-Hoad Good Day Sir Christemas
Bob Chilcott Remember, O Thou Man  
Trad (arr Chilcott) The Twelve Days of Christmas

Wednesday 19 December, 2018



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Welcome to the 2018/19 series

Welcome to our new season! Last year I was the happy recipient of more than one hundred and fifty sound files and YouTube links, from which I selected just over twenty applicants for live audition. It gave me a snapshot of the tremendous amount of talent out there ...
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Registered charity No. 224723.

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