Concerts

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

2017

Wednesday 21st June at 7.45 pm – 10.00 pm
Cheshire Sinfonia ‘Make Music’ celebration

Make Music is a celebration of music from around the world.  Launched in 1982 in France as the Fete de la Musique, it’s now held on the same day in more than 750 cities in 120 countries.
Cheshire Sinfonia is opening its rehearsal at Christ Church to the public.

They will be rehearsing Sibelius’s well known Finlandia as well as his tuneful First Symphony.  The rehearsal ends with Mahler’s youthful and colourful song cycle
“Lieder eines Fahrenden Gesellen” (“Songs of a Wayfarer”).
Do come along.  7.45 pm – The Rehearsal starts at 8 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m.
Tea & Coffee in the interval.  Admission Free

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DIDSBURY ARTS FESTIVAL EVENTS AT CHRIST CHURCH

Monday 26th June at 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm
Choir Double Bill

The Music Place Choir and The Voice Collective
Acapella interpretation of pop, folk and soul
Admission FREE

Tuesday 27th June at 7.30pm – 9.00 pm
Clouds Harp Quartet

inspired by Scottish folk, jazz, dance & minimalist
Admission £8

Wednesday 28th June at 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Back to my Roots’ with Carole Isis

From Birmingham Alabama * Plus two surprise guests
Admission FREE

Friday 30th June at 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Melia Duo present ‘Contraption’

An interactive family concert where you help create the music.

The duo turn the everyday into the extraordinary using only objects found in the house.
Bring along an object from your own home.
Note: items will be hit, shaken or struck so objects are brought at their owner’s risk.

Admission £5. £3 children, under 5’s free

Saturday 1st July at 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Manchester Beethoven Orchestra

An evening of chamber music performed by string and wind ensembles including Elgar’s Serenade for Strings

Donation to Christie’s Hospital

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AUTUMN PROGRAMME AT CHRIST CHURCH

Friday 6th October 2017 at 7.30 pm – 9.30pm
Northern Chamber Orchestra Soloists

Chamber Music Programme:
Mozart Dissonance Quartet
Shostakovich 7th quartet
Schubert G major quartet

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Saturday 25th November from 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm
William Byrd Singers
‘Hungarian Connections’

Kodaly: Laudes Organi, Esti dal (Evening song), Missa Brevis
Bartok: Four Slovak Folk Songs  and Bardos: Régi Táncdal (Tambur)

£10. £9 cons £5 students

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Saturday 2nd December from 7.30pm – 9.30 pm
Manchester Chamber Choir
‘Music for Advent’

Conductor Jonathan Lo
Music reflecting the hope and expectation in the time approaching the birth of Christ.
The programme will include a world premiere of a new work by Edward Gregson

Tickets on the door: £14, £12 cons, £6 student
Tickets online: £13, £11 cons, £5 student
http://www.manchesterchamberchoir.org.uk/?product=music-for-advent

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Sunday 3rd December 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Keiskamma Music and Art

to celebrate and bring awareness to First People’s Art, Music & Culture

15 Keiskamma Youth Musicians (and 5 Naro San Musicians tbc)
2 Keiskamma Art Project Panels and Art and Craft sales

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Sunday 17th December 6.30pm – 7.30 pm
Christ Church West Didsbury

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
Followed by Churchwardens’ Mulled Wine & Mince Pies