Fujita Piano Trio

Fujita Trio

Wednesday 11 October 2017, 7.30pm

Celebrity Concert

Haydn        C major Trio Hob XV:27
Smetana    G minor Trio Op 15
Schubert     Trio No2 in E flat minor D929

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Fiona McLaughlin flute, Marija Scott piano

Fiona McLaughlin flute Marija Scott piano

Wednesday 18 October 2017, 7.30pm

Fiona Mancey-Jones (née McLaughlin) took her music degree at Dartington College of Arts in Devon. She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at many venues.

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The Heath String Quartet

The Heath String Quartet

Wednesday 8 November 2017, 7.30pm

Celebrity Concert

Haydn               Quartet Op 76 No 2 (Fifths)
Widmann          Quartet No 3 (Hunting)
Tippett              Quartet No 2
Mendelssohn     Quartet in F minor Op 80

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Matt Baker and Friends

Matt Baker and Friends

Wednesday 15 November 2017, 7.30pm

An evening of entertainment including the Quartz Youth Theatre performing an Operetta of ‘THE PRIORESS TALE’ by Helen Newall and Matt Baker.

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A Gala Night at the Opera

Night at the Opera

Saturday 25 November 2017, 7.30pm

Following its great success in 2013, join the Music Society choir again for another rousing selection of arias, duets and choruses from the best-known and loved operas, including Mozart Magic Flute, Verdi Aida, Verdi Nabucco, Bizet Carmen and many more. Hum along to some of the most popular music ever written.

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A Christmas Evening

A Christmas Evening

Wednesday 29 November 2017, 7.30pm

A Christmas Evening with Caldy Valley Voices
and Bishop's High School Bellringers

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Passacaglia

Passacaglia

Wednesday 13 December 2017, 7.30pm

Celebrity Concert

Christmas at the Tuileries:
Telemann Paris Quartet in D major
Corelli Concerto Grosso Op 6 no 8
M-R de Lalande  Noels en Trio
C Balbastre Premiere Suite de Noels
Chedeville Sonata in G from Il Pastor Fido
And more....  

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Christmas Crackers

Christmas Crackers

Wednesday 20 December 2017, 7.30pm
Thursday 21 December 2017, 7.30pm

In 2016 we were joined by the ‘Bard of Barnsley’, Ian MacMillan. This year we are delighted to welcome musician, journalist and 2017 Strictly Come Dancing contestant Reverend Richard Coles for what promises to be a festive and lively evening. Join the Choir and Chester Philharmonic Orchestra to celebrate a family Christmas of carols and seasonal music.

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Matthew Scott and Daniel King-Smith

Matthew Scott

Wednesday 10 January 2018, 7.30pm

Celebrity Concert

Poulenc     Sonata for clarinet and piano
Horovitz    Sonatina for clarinet and piano
Weinberg  Sonata for clarinet and piano, Op 28
Prokofiev  Sonata in D major, Op 94
Debussy    Première Rhapsody
Chabod      Variations on the Nutcracker Ballet

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Winners' Recital

Winners' Recital

Wednesday 17 January 2018, 7.30pm

A Recital by the winners and runners-up  of the Young Musician competition held on 12 November 2017.

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Wrexham County Youth Choir

Wrexham County Youth Choir

Wednesday 7 February 2018, 7.30pm

Returning by popular request, these highly acclaimed young performers gave outstanding performances in November 2016.

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Jack Liebeck and Katya Apekishiva

Jack Liebeck and Katya Apekishiva

Wednesday 14 February 2018, 7.30pm

Celebrity Concert

Schubert: Grand Duo Sonata in A
Debussy: Sonata
Debussy: Claire de Lune
Fauré: Sonata No1

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Chester Music Society Choir - Open Day

CMS Choir in rehearsal

Saturday 24 February 2018, 9.30am

The King's School, Chester

Choral singers of all abilities and all voice parts are invited to join Chester Music Society Choir for an Open Day to learn and perform Mendelssohn's Elijah

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Queen's Young Voices and Chester Youth Symphony Orchestra

Chester Youth Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday 7 March 2018, 7.30pm

Queen's Young Voices make a return visit from Chester's Queen's School, accompnied on this occasion by Chester Youth Symphony Orchestra

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Charles Owen

Charles Owen

Wednesday 14 March 2018, 7.30pm

Celebrity Concert

Bach     Goldberg Variations:
Introductory talk and complete performance.

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An Evening with Mozart

An Evening with Mozart

Saturday 17 March 2018, 7.30pm

The Music Society Choir joins forces with the Liverpool Sinfonia and an outstanding line-up of soloists under the direction of Graham Jordan Ellis to celebrate the genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Chester Schools Concert Band

Wednesday 25 April 2018, 7.30pm

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Gala concert: Jonathan Guy clarinet and Leanne Cody piano

Gala concert: Jonathan Guy clarinet and  Leanne Cody piano

Wednesday 9 May 2018, 7.30pm

Originally from Wrexham, North Wales, Jonathan Guy is a clarinettist based in Manchester.

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Music for Kings Queens and Princes

Music for Kings Queens and Princes

Saturday 12 May 2018, 7.30pm

The Music Society Choir celebrates Spring with a performance of the best of English music through the ages, including rousing settings of two popular compositions by William Walton and Edward Elgar.

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Chamber Music Workshop

Chamber Music Workshop

Saturday 7th April 2018

Chester Music Society is once again putting on its popular Chamber Music Workshop for string-based ensembles at Abbey Gate College, Saighton, Chester on Saturday 7th April 2018.

Aspiring amateur string players are invited to participate in a training day, performing in quartets and other ensembles with professional tuition.

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