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

RNCM Opera Gala

Verdi Libiamo, ne' lieti calici from La Traviata
Gounod O Dieu! Que de bijoux from Faust
Mozart Non piu andrai from Le nozze di Figaro
Bizet Près des remparts de Séville from Carmen
Handel Ciel e terra armi di sdegno from Tamerlano
Offenbach Belle Nuit, ô nuit d'amour from Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Offenbach Gendarmes' Duet from Geneviѐve de Brabant
Mozart Ach, ich fühl's from Die Zauberflöte
Tchaikovsky Lyubvi vse vozrastï pokornï from Eugene Onegi
Massenet Va! Laisse couler mes larmes from Werther
Lalo Vainement, ma bien-aimée from Le roi d'Ys
Verdi Va, pensiero from Nabucco

Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Olga Stezhko (piano)

Poulenc Trois Pièces
Debussy Images Book Two
Ravel Miroirs No. 2, 4 and 5

Friday 28 February, 2020

Jess Gillam (saxophone); James Baillieu (piano)

Pedro Iturralde Pequeña Czarda
Marcello Concerto for Oboe in C Minor
Michael Nyman If from The Diary of Anne Frank
Poulenc Sonata for Oboe and Piano FP185 
Graham Fitkin Gate
Dowland Flow my tears
John Harle RANT!
Wiedoeft Valse Vanite

Monday 09 March, 2020



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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 >

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Registered charity No. 224723.

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