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

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Saturday 27th October at 7.30 pm
Tim Mottershead piano & Bill Holmes vocals
‘The Best is Yet to Come’
Classic  easy listening programme to include:
Mack the Knife, Let There be Love, Fly Me to the Moon, My Funny Valentine
This Guy’s in Love with You, Heard it Through the Grapevine
plus tributes to Michael Caine, Quincy Jones and the late Aretha Franklin

Admission £10 advance/£12 on the door, Concessions £9 advance/£10 on the door, Children £6
Tickets available from the venue or via PayPal
here:
https://dove-rust-jxbs.squarespace.com/payment

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Friday 9th November at 7.30 pm
The Northern Chamber Orchestra Soloists
Nicholas Ward violin | Simon Gilks violin | Richard Muncey viola | Cara Berridge cello
Programme:
BeethovenString Quartet Op 18 no. 4
ShostakovichString Quartet No 12
TchaikovskyString Quartet in D Major Op 11

Admission:  Adults £15, over 65’s £12, Full-time Students & under 18’s Free   Refreshments available

Pay on the door or advance tickets available at:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nco-soloists-in-west-didsbury-tickets-50230387441 

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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

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Sunday 18th November ast 7.30 pm
Ensemble Montbel – ‘The Joy of Baroque’

Peter Morris: Organ & Harpsichord, Jane Eminson: Flute, Alfred Pollard: Oboe
& Robert Chalmers: Bassoon
present a varied and lively concert of woodwind and keyboard music from the 18th century
inspired by the dance by composers from France, Germany, Italy and England

Admission free with donations towards the refurbishment of the Church Hall gratefully received
Refreshments available

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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

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Saturday 1st December at 7.30 pm
Manchester Bach Choir
Programme:
Harold Darke
As 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

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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

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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