photo of Sarah Simmonds

Sun 3rd Sept 2017 2.15pm: SARAH SIMMONDS (soprano) with SARAH MURPHY (piano) with songs by Schumann, Vaughan Williams and Cole Porter

Sarah Simmonds (soprano) with Sarah Murphy (piano) Programme to include Schumann’s “Frauenliebe und Leben” and songs by Vaughan Williams, John Ireland, Debussy and Cole Porter. Sarah Simmonds (soprano) Sarah began her singing career as lead singer in a rock band…

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Sun 1st Oct 2017 2.15pm: VISTA TRIO including Suites from Bernstein’s West Side Story and Bizet’s Carmen

Vista Wind Trio: Jenny Dyson (flute) Beatrice Hubble (oboe) Caroline Waddington (clarinet) Programme to include: Bozza Suite Breve Schumann Three Romances for Oboe Quantz Wind Trio Sonata Poulenc Flute sonata Bernstein West Side Story Suite Bizet Carmen Suite The ensemble…


Sun 5th Nov 2017 2.15pm: SCOTT BROTHERS PIANO DUO: Dazzling transcriptions of Rossini’s Barber of Seville, Dvorak Slavonic Dances and Borodin’s Polotsvian Dances

Scott Brothers Duo Programme to include: Rossini – Barber of Seville Overture Tom Scott – Duet Sequence (2016) Dvorak Slavonic Dances (selection) Debussy – Petite Suite Borodin – Polotsvian Dances Scott Brothers Duo, Jonathan and Tom Scott, return to Leigh…

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Sun 3rd December 2017 2:15pm: JUNIORS from RNCM: a chance to spot the stars of the future

We are delighted to welcome a number of outstanding students from the RNCM Junior Department who will provide us with a wonderfully varied afternoon of music. The Junior RNCM provides specialist training to musically gifted youngsters between the ages of…

Sun 7th Jan 2018 2.15pm: DAVID THORNTON (euphonium) with STEWARD DEATH (piano): one of the foremost euphonium players of his generation

Sun 7th Jan 2018 2.15pm: DAVID THORNTON (euphonium) with STEWARD DEATH (piano): one of the foremost euphonium players of his generation

David Thornton (euphonium) with Stewart Death (piano)  Programme to be announced David Thornton is regarded as one of the foremost euphonium players and teachers of his generation, who is highly respected for his work as a soloist, conductor and educator….

photo of Sophie Rosa

Sun 4th Feb 2018 2.15pm: SOPHIE ROSA (violin) and DUNCAN GLENDAY (piano): A duo masterpiece by Beethoven plus Brahms, Schubert and Dvorak

Sophie Rosa (violin), Duncan Glenday (piano)  Programme to include: Schubert Sonatina G Beethoven Sonata op 96 Brahms Scherzo Dvorak Songs My Mother Taught Me Brahms Hungarian Dances (selection) Sophie Rosa has performed across the UK as a recitalist in venues…

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Sun 4th March 2018 2.15pm: LAURIE ASHWORTH (soprano) and FRIENDS: Three fine musicians team up for Schubert’s Shepherd on a Rock

Laurie Ashworth (soprano), Karen Anstee (clarinet), John Gough (piano) Programme to include: Schubert Shepherd on the Rock John McCabe 3 Folk Songs for voice, clarinet and piano Poulenc Sonata for Clarinet and Piano Songs by Richard Hageman and Roger Quilter….