The Chester Music Society organises and promotes around twenty concerts per year in and around Chester. Each section of the Society promotes a season of concerts and in addition, the Society organises a Chamber Music Workshop each year for aspiring local musicians and a Choral Workshop for singers. The Society also organises a Chester Young Musicians annual competition.
Chester Music Society Concert Brochure 2016/17
The Chester Music Society's 2016/17 Concert Season Brochure and Membership Form are available to download in pdf format by clicking the links below.
The concert season runs from September 2016 until July 2017 and concerts are held in St Mary's Centre, Chester and Chester Cathedral (choir concerts).
The Celebrity and Choir sections of the Society have their own ticket secretarys who will be pleased to help you select the best seating and provide tickets by post. Contact details for each section are given below. Ticket prices are shown on the individual concert pages.
Concert Tickets Online
Concerts tickets for both Celebrity Concerts and Choir Concerts may be purchased online via the appropriate ticketing agencies. In the case of Celebrity concerts this is the Chester Visitor Information Centre online ticket agency. For Choir concert tickets it is the Chester Cathedral Box Office. Online tickets are available for purchase from the start of the concert season in September and will be listed on the websites from that time.
Director of Music (Choir) - Graham Jordan Ellis
Graham has held the position of Director of Music to the Chester Music Society Choir since 1996.
Previous Celebrity Concerts
The Chester Music Society Celebrity Section has enjoyed concert performances by many well known performers since its foundation in 1946. They are listed below by concert season.
The Chester Music Society Choir has sung many major choral works since its foundation in 1946. They are listed below by year of performance.
The Chester Music Society Choir has had the opportunity to work with many well known professional soloists. Some of those who have performed with the Choir in recent years are listed below.
St Mary's Creative Space
Venue for Celebrity Concerts and Club Concerts.
St Mary's Creative Space, St Mary's Hill, Chester, CH1 2DW. (formerly St Mary's Centre)
Off Castle Street behind County Hall, free parking in Castle Square. Access from the Grosvenor Road roundabout.
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Venue for Choir Concerts
Chester Cathedral, 12 Abbey Square, Chester, CH1 2HU.
Concert entrance in St Werburgh Street. At the date of publication (June 2014) of the 2014 ~2015 concert brochure free evening parking is available in the Gorse Stacks and Princess Street (Market) car parks. Please be sure to observe any notices in the car parks. More about Chester Cathedral ....