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


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

Manchester Chamber Choir

Sweelinck Hodie Christus natus est
Andrew Gant What Child is This?
Britten A Hymn to the Virgin
Palestrina Alma redemptoris mater
Palestrina Ave Regina caelorum
Howells A Spotless Rose
Trad. arr. Pearsall In Dulci Jubilo
John Rutter Nativity Carol
Morten Lauridsen O Magnum Mysterium
Trad. Gaudete
Gardner Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott The Twelve Days of Christmas

Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Magnard Ensemble

Ligeti Six Bagatelles
Bach arr. Joseph Shiner Prelude and Fugue in B flat minor
Leo Geyer Winterreise (Schubert Re-imagined)
Zemlinksky Humoreske
Toby Young Beulah Goes Dancing
Gershwin arr. Andrew Skirrow I Got Rhythm

Friday 17 January, 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 >

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

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