Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts


Take a lunch break and enjoy free weekday afternoon recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians!

Discover the UK’s next big talent with concerts featuring remarkable Chetham’s School of Music performers, aged 8-18, from the UK’s leading music school.

We’ll update this page with the upcoming programmes for each Chetham’s concert. Simply choose your favourite and book your free ticket for the concert of your choice via the event listings at the bottom of this page.

Watch out for occasional special guest lunchtime concerts by professional artists, in a carefully curated series showcasing early career musicians.

*Chetham’s School of Music’s remarkable performers are still developing their craft, so we hope you’ll understand if very occasionally we change the programme at short notice. Please check this page for updates. Thank you for supporting young musicians.


The weekly programme will be uploaded in advance of each concert below. Book tickets on our What’s On page.


Tuesday 28.11.23
Carole Nash Hall

1.30pm

ALBÉNIZ     Iberia Book 1
i. Evocation
ii. El Puerto
iii. El Corpus en Sevilla

Thomas piano

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CALDARA     Alma del Core

MOZART     L’ho Perduta

SONDHEIM     The Glamours Life

Izzy Davies     voice
Elena Nalimova     piano

*****

CHOPIN     Ballade No.1 in G Minor

Violet Matheson     piano

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RACHMANINOV     Cello Sonata in G Minor Op. 19
iii. Andante

Jeremy Liu     cello
Elena Nalimova     piano

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Wednesday 29.11.23
Carole Nash Hall

1.30pm

BACH     Partita
ii. Allemande

Leonardo     violin

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HANDEL     Total Eclipse

BONONCINI     Per la Gloria d’adorarvi

DOWLAND     Come Again Sweet Love

Isaac Bentley     voice
Nick Oliver     piano

*****

HAYDN     Sonata in Eb Major

RAVEL     Sonatine

ELIAS     Moto Perpetuo

Melody     piano

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CHOPIN     Nocturne in E minor Op. 72 No. 1

Rachel Liu     piano

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HANSEN     Sonate in Eb
iii. Allegro con Anima

ROUND    The Carnival of Venice (Air & Variations)

Sadie     trumpet
Gemma Webster     piano

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Thursday 30.11.23
Carole Nash Hall

1.30pm

TCHAIKOVSKY     Violin Concerto in D Major
i. Allegro moderato

Ray     violin
Nick Oliver     piano

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SCHUBERT     Sonata in A minor D.821 (Arpeggione)
i. Allegro moderato

CLARKE     Hypnosis

Grace Smith-Unwin     flute
Gemma Webster     piano

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RACHMANINOV     Etude Tableaux Op. 39 No. 5

Asher Allen     piano

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DEBUSSY     Beau Soir

HANDEL     Recit – Ye Verdant Plains

Aria – Hush, ye Pretty Warbling Choir

Hannah Weakley     voice
Gemma Webster     piano

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