Concerts

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

2019

CONCERTS

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Saturday 7th September at 7.30pm
Organ Recital by Peter King – Organist Emeritus Bath Abbey
Programme:
Henry Smart: Postlude in D  ~  Giovanni Battista Pescetti: Sonata in C minor
José Ximenes: Batalla de 6 tono   ~  Felix Mendelssohn: Theme & Variations
César Franck: Pastorale  ~   Théodore Dubois: Fiat Lux
Franz Liszt: Prelude & Fuge on Bach   ~  Alexandre Guilmant: March on a theme of Handel
William Wolstenholme: Romanza & Allegretto
Flor Peeters: Toccata, Fugue & Hymn “Ave Maris Stella”

Admission £8        Refreshments available

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Sunday 6th October at 5.30 pm
Kantos Chamber Choir
Musical director:  Elie Slorach
Surround Sound
A beautiful programme of music designed to use space to fully immerse the audience, including works by
Purcell, Monk, Part, Taverner and Dove

Admission tbc      Interval Refreshments Available

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Sunday 13th October at 6.30 pm
Choral Evensong – Knutsford Deanery Choir

A traditional service of Choral Evonsong from the Book of Common Prayer
Admission Free     Wine & Cake served afterwards

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Friday 18th October at 7.30pm
 Concert by the Northern Chamber Orchestra Soloists – Norton Concert
Beethoven Plus Series
Beethoven Quartet in F min op 95  Serioso
Borodin Quartet no 2 in D
Beethoven Quartet in F op 59 no 1  Rasumovsky

Admission £15, Over 65’s £12, Students & under 18’s Free         Interval Refreshments Available

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Saturday 23 November at 7.30pm
The William Byrd Singers
Conductor Keith Orrell
Programme:
Sheppard: Gaude, gaude, gaude Maria ~ Fayrfax: Magnificat super Regali ex progenie
Bax: Epithalamium, Mater ora filium  ~  Villette: O magnum mysterium, Salve Regina,
Hymne a la vierge
~Finzi: Magnificat
Plus Organ Solos

Admission  £12, £10 (concessions) £5 (students) at the door, from choir members,
or online at www.eventbrite.co.uk          Interval Refreshments Available

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Saturday 30 November at 7.30pm
Manchester Chamber Choir
A Celebration of Music for Advent
Conductor: Ellie Slorach   ~  Harpest: Megan Rickard
Including:   Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols
and works by Palestrina, Bruckner, Gorecki and Mendelssohn

Admission tbc         Interval Refreshments Available

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Saturday 14th December at 7.30pm
Kantos Chamber Choir
Conductor: Ellie Slorach
A Christmas Concert

A festive celebration of Christmas in Literature.
The programme will include festive favourites as well as the three winners of the Kantos 2019 Christmas Carol Competition.

Admission tbc         Interval Refreshments Available

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Sunday 22nd December
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

Admission free     Mulled Wine & Mince Pies afterwards

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2020

CONCERT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Saturday 18th January 2020 – Manchester Beethoven Orchestra

Saturday 29th February 2020 – William Byrd Singers

Friday 24 April 2020 – Northern Chamber Orchestra Soloists Norton Concert
Beethoven Plus Janacek

Saturday 16th May 2020 – William Byrd Singers

Saturday 6th June 2020 – Manchester Chamber Choir – Conductor: David Hill

Sunday 5 July 2020 – Stockport Youth Orchestra