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

Duo Bauhinia

Poulenc Sonata for Flute and Piano, FP 164
Claude Bolling Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano
Prokofiev Sonata for Flute and Piano in D major, Op. 94

Monday 04 March, 2019

Giovanni Guzzo (violin); Simon Parkin (piano)

Beethoven Violin Sonata No.5 Op.24 ‘Spring’
Janáček Violin Sonata

Thursday 14 March, 2019


Trad Dancing with the Rabbi
Heim Give me a lift to Tzfat
Brandwein Leading the In-laws home
Trad Doina/Street Melody
Trad 7:40
Piazzolla Oblivion
Piazzolla Adiós Nonino
Rob Shepley September Sun
Trad Dark Eyes

Tuesday 26 March, 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 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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© The Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society
Registered charity No. 224723.

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