Concerts

For all concert enquiries, please contact music@christchurchdidsbury.org.uk


2018

AUTUMN CONCERT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Please continue to check this Concert List for possible changes and for additional concerts

——————————–

Saturday 22th September at 7.30 pm
Richard Lowe – ‘
Theatre Organ Showcase’
Favourites from the theatre organ world played on the Hauptwerk digital theatre organ
Admission £5     Refreshments available

——————————–

Saturday 13th October at 7.30 pm
Manchester Chamber Choir
– ‘From Darkness Comes Light’
Music for peace and hope
Reflecting on the end of a war and the centenary of women’s suffrage
Programme:
Frank MartinMass for Double Choir     HolstNunc Dimittis
MacmillanO Radiant Dawn     TallisO Nata Lux    
Arvo PartThe Deer’s Cry & Christ is the Morning Star  
Alec RothSol Justitiae
Plus works by
Stacey Garrop,  Janet Wheeler, Giselle Wyers and Oliver Tarney
Guest Conductor Suzzie Vango

Tickets £14 adults, £12 concessions, £5 students
or available in advance via www.manchesterchamberchoir.org.uk
Refreshments available

——————————–

Saturday 27th October at 7.30 pm
Tim Mottershead piano & Bill Holmes vocals

Programme to be announced

Refreshments available

——————————–

Friday 9th November at 7.30 pm
The Northern Chamber Orchestra Soloists
Programme:
BeethovenString Quartet Op 18 no. 4
ShostakovichString Quartet No 12
TchaikovskyString Quartet in D Major

Admission tbc     Refreshments available

——————————–

Sunday 11th November at 7.30 pm
Jeremy Meager – Organ ‘Music for Remembrance’
Renowned concert organist, Jeremy Meager, performs seasonal music
including Elgar’s ‘Nimrod’
Admission £5     Refreshments available

——————————–

Saturday 24th November at 7.30 pm
William Byrd Singers – ‘Heavenly Imaginations’
Programme:
William Byrd Ave verum corpus & Quis est homo?
Thomas Tallis Gaude gloriosa el mater
Rodrick WilliamsAve verum corpus re-imagined & Let nothing trouble you
Herbert HowellsA hymn for St Cecilia & Requiem
Organ Solos by Howells

Conductor Keith Orrell     Organist Stephen Hargreaves

Admission 12, £10 concessions, £5 students     Refreshment available

——————————–

Saturday 1st December at 7.30 pm
Manchester Bach Choir
Programme:
Harold DarkeAs the leaves fall     Howard GoodallEternal Light Requiem
Charles Villiers StanfordMagnificat & Nunc dimittis in G, Op 81

Soloists: Jennie Marsden (soprano), Paul Chamberlain (baritone) and Peter Kwater (organ)

Admission £12, £10 concessions, £5 students     Refreshments available

——————————–

Sunday 23th December at 6.30pm
Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols

Join us for our traditional service of Christmas readings and music

Admission Free     Mulled Wine and Mince Pies following

——————————– 

2019

WINTER INTO SPRING CONCERT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Details to be announced

Saturday 29th January at 7.30 pm – Manchester Beethoven Orchestra

Saturday 9th March at 7.30 pm – William Byrd Singers – Choir and Brass

Saturday 30th March at 7.30 pm – Alteri Chamber Choir

Saturday 11th May at 7.30 pm – William Byrd Singers

Saturday 18th may at 7.30 pm – Phil Kelsall M.B.E. Organist of Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Saturday 8th June at 7.30 pm – Manchester Chamber Choir

Sunday 23 June & 7 pm – Stockport Youth Orchestra