What's On

Concerts start at 1.10pm and finish at approximately 2.00pm

September 2019

Luke Jones (piano)

Brahms Variations on a Theme of Paganini Op.35, Book 1
Beethoven Sonata No.21 in C major, Op.53 Waldstein

Thursday 19 September, 2019

October 2019

Clouds Harp Quartet

Pinus Sylvestris
Drunken Sailor
Dance Music: iii)  ⅞ | iv) Grey and Blue | v) What I Am | vi) The Call
All music written by Esther Swift

Friday 11 October, 2019

Salih can Gevrek (piano)

Mozart Piano Sonata No.12 in F major K.322
Chopin Twelve Etudes Op.10

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Scott Brothers Duo

Mozart arr. J. Scott Overture to The Magic Flute K.620
Saint-Saëns arr. J. Scott Danse Macabre Op.40
Dupré Variations on Two Themes for Piano and Organ Op.35
Franz Schubert arr. J. Scott Ave Maria D.839 Op.52, No.6
Dukas arr. J. Scott The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Monday 28 October, 2019

November 2019

Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello); Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano)

Beethoven Variations in F major on Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte Op.66
Rachmaninov Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19

Thursday 07 November, 2019

Yume Fujise (violin); Sten Heinoja (piano)

Beethoven Violin Sonata No.7, Op.30 No.2
Prokofiev Five Melodies for Violin and Piano, Op.35
Britten Waltz from Violin Suite Op.6

Friday 15 November, 2019

Barbican Quartet

Mendelssohn String Quartet No.4 in E minor, Op.44 No. 2 
Janáček String Quartet No.1 Kreutzer Sonata

Friday 29 November, 2019

December 2019


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

January 2020

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 New commission for Wind Quintet
Gershwin arr. Andrew Skirrow I Got Rhythm

Friday 17 January, 2020

Aurora Percussion Duo

Emmanuel Séjourné Khamsin
Ravel Prélude from Le Tombeau de Couperin
Gene Koshinski Dance of the Drums
Adam Gorb 1200 degrees centigrade is the temperature rock becomes molten (world premiere)
Eric Whitacre Sleep
Roberto Bocca Tangaccio (Tango)
Daniel Wirtz Das Lied vom jungen Akkordeonspieler (The Song of the Young Accordion Player)

Thursday 23 January, 2020

Fabian Langguth (baritone); Camille Lemonnier (piano)

Wolf Der Feuerreiter (The Fire Rider)
Finzi Channel Firing
Schumann Belsatzar 
Loewe Herr Oluf
Schubert Erlkönig (Elf King)
Schubert Die Forelle (The Trout)
Mahler Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt (Anthony of Padua’s Sermon on the Fish)
Wolf Zur Warnung (By way of warning)

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

February 2020

Roscoe Piano Trio

Haydn Piano Trio No.40 in F sharp minor Hob.XV:26
Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.2 in C minor Op.66

Thursday 13 February, 2020

RNCM Opera Gala

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

March 2020

Jess Gillam (saxophone); Zeynep Özsuca (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

Domonkos Csabay (piano)

Haydn Andante & Variations in F minor Un piccolo divertimento Hob.XVII:6
Liszt Variations on the Theme of a Bach Cantata Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen S.180
Ravel La Valse

Friday 20 March, 2020

April 2020

Jacquin Trio

Mozart Kegelstatt Trio K.498
Bruch 8 Stücke Op.83 (Selection)
Stravinsky The Soldier’s Tale Suite (with narration)

Thursday 02 April, 2020

Victoria Quartet

Britten Three Divertimenti for String Quartet (1936)
Mendelssohn String Quartet in D major Op.44 No.1

Tuesday 28 April, 2020



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