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

Gildas Quartet and Jack McNeill

Mozart Quintet in A major for Clarinet and Strings K. 581
David Bruce A selection from Gumboots for clarinet/bass clarinet and string quartet

Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Riyad Nicolas (piano)

Bach Prelude and Fugue, Book 2, No. 1
Beethoven Sonata Op.27, No. 1
Scriabin Sonata No. 5, Op. 53
Paganini-Liszt Etude No. 6

Friday 01 February, 2019

RNCM Opera Gala

Lehar Dein ist mein ganzes Herz (Das Land des Lächelns)
Donizetti Bella Siccome un Angelo (Don Pasquale)
Donizetti Tornami a dir che m’ami (Don Pasquale)
Lehar Love Unspoken (The Merry Widow)
Dvořák Song to the moon (Rusalka)
Bizet Seguidilla (Carmen)
Mozart La Ci Darem (Don Giovanni)
Bizet Au fond du temple saint/Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)
Walton I was a constant, faithful wife (The Bear)
Delibes The Flower Duet (Lakme)
Mozart Soave sia il vento (Cosi fan Tutte)
Verdi Libiamo ne' lieti calici (La Traviata)

Tuesday 05 February, 2019



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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