During the period of 'lockdown' occasioned by the corona virus pandemic in 2020-21 the Society promoted a series of Virtual Concerts on YouTube given by young musicians who have appeared with us before, or who will be appearing in person in future. These are still availble: click on the performer below to see their recital

Chamber Music Workshop

Saturday 2 July 2022, 9.00am

Abbey Gate College, Saighton, Chester

SHOWCASE CONCERT
Wednesday 12 October 2022, 7.30pm
St Mary's Creative Space, Chester

Piano Duets, with Martin Cooke and John Bowen playing works by Beethoven, Dvorak, Brahms and Grieg

A BRIEF PREVIEW OF OUR FORTHCOMING 2022-2023 SEASON

All Concerts are at St Mary's Creative Space, St Mary's Hill, Chester

19 October 2022, 7.30pm
Peter Edge, baritone, John Gough piano
Winterreise- Schubert

09 November 2022, 7.30pm
Rossetti Piano Ensemble
Schumann 2 fantasy pieces op. 12
Dvorak quartet in D op 23
Brahms quartet in G minor op.  25

21 December 2022, 7.30pm
Goldscheider Ensemble
Maurice Ravel, Ma mère l’Oye
Ruth Gipps, Three Billy Goat’s Gruff for horn, oboe and bassoon
Carl Nielsen, Wind Quintet, op.43
György Ligeti, Six Bagatelles
Malcolm Arnold, Three Sea Shanties
Maurice Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin

11 January 2023, 7.30pm
Leo Popplwell cello, Antonina Suhanova piano
Brahms Cello Sonata no.2 in F Op.99
Janacek Pohádka
Shostakovich Cello Sonata Op.40


8 February 2023, 7.30pm
Martin Roscoe piano
Beethoven  Sonata in C minor Op.13 in C minor “Pathetique”
Beethoven  Sonata in A flat Op.110
Brahms 3 Intermezzi Op.117
Liszt In Italy ; 4 Pieces :
1) Sposalizio ( Annees de Pelerinage 2nd Year: Italy)
2) La Lugubre Gondola 2
3) Sonetto del Petrarca 104 (Annees de Pelerinage 2nd Year: Italy)
4) Legend No.2 : St. Francis of Paola Walking on the Waves

8 March 2023, 7.30pm
Sacconi String Quartet
Caroline Shaw ‘Entr’acte’
Haydn Op. 64 No. 2 in B minor
Eleanor Alberga Quartet No. 2
Schubert ‘Death and the Maiden’

A BRIEF PREVIEW OF OUR FORTHCOMING 2022-2023 SEASON

CELEBRATING THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

Saturday 19 November 2022, 7.30pm  Chester Cathedral

     Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

     Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony

     Stanford: Songs of the Fleet

CHRISTMAS CRACKERS

Tuesday 20 December 2022, 7.30pm  Chester Cathedral

AN EVENING WITH BRAHMS

Saturday 25 March 2023, 7.30pm  Chester Cathedral

     Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

     Brahms: Song of Destiny ("Schicksalslied")

     Brahms: German Requiem

FAURÉ AND RUTTER

Saturday 20 May 2023  Chester Cathedral

     Fauré: Elegie

     Fauré: Rrequiem

     Rutter: Requiem