What's On

Concerts start at 1.10pm and finish at approximately 2.00pm

September 2018

Trio Zadig

Ravel Piano Trio
Haydn Piano Trio in C major Hob. XV:27

Thursday 20 September, 2018

October 2018

Dominic Degavino (piano)

Janáček Piano Sonata 1.X.1905
Schumann Kreisleriana Op.16 (Phantasien für das Pianoforte)

Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Hee-Young Lim (cello); Nathalia Milstein (piano)

Rachmaninov Sonata in G minor for Piano and Cello Op.19
Rachmaninov Vocalise Op.34 No.14

Thursday 18 October, 2018

November 2018

Scott Brothers Duo

Rossini arr. J. Scott Overture to The Barber of Seville
Addinsell Warsaw Concerto
Grieg arr. J. Scot Peer Gynt Suite No.1 Op.46
Debussy arr. J. Scott Clair de Lune (Suite Bergamasque)
Borodin arr. J. Scott Polovtsian Dances

Thursday 08 November, 2018

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

December 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

January 2019

Aurora Percussion Duo

Anver Dorman Udacrep Akubrad
Ivan Trevino Catching Shadows
Casey Cangelosi Plato's Cave
Piazzolla Tango Suite
Gene Koshinksi Dance of the Drums
Daniel Wirtz Das Lied vom jungen Akkordeonspieler

Thursday 17 January, 2019

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

February 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

Heejae Kim (piano)

Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue No.24 in D minor Op.87
Schumann Fantasie in C major Op.17

Thursday 14 February, 2019

K’antu Ensemble

Dancing and the Divine from Montserrat Monastery, Spain, to Oaxaca Cathedral, Mexico

Friday 22 February, 2019

March 2019

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

April 2019

Emily Nebel (violin); Alexey Pudinov (piano)

Elgar Violin Sonata in E minor Op.82
Ravel Violin Sonata No.2

Thursday 11 April, 2019

May 2019

Mats Lidström (cello); Leif Kaner-Lidström (piano)

J.S.Bach Alla Siciliana BWV 1067
J.S.Bach Adagio ma non tanto BWV 1016
J.S.Bach Adagio BWV 1017
J.S.Bach Vivace BWV 1018
Prokofiev Cello Sonata Op.119

Wednesday 01 May, 2019



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