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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. 

Programmes will be uploaded here in advance of each concert

 

 

Thursday 13 January

 

GADE        Fantasiestüke  Op. 43

i         Andantino con moto
ii        Allegro vivace

 

STANFORD    Three Intermezzo, Op. 13
ii        Allegro agitato

Oliver    clarinet
Martyn Parkes   piano

*****

KABALEVSKY        Violin concerto in C major, Op. 48

i         Allegro molto e con brio
ii        Andantino cantabile
iii       Vivace giocoso

Lydia  violin
Martyn Parkes   piano

*****

Tuesday 18 January

GRIEG               Norwegian dances, Op. 35

i       Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso
ii       Allegro moderato alla Marcia
iii      Allegro molto

Amber and Julian   piano

*****

BEETHOVEN        Op. 14, No.1 in E major
i       Allegro

Daria  piano

*****

DEBUSSY          Prélude book 2
xii     La Terrasse des audiences du clair de lune

LISZT                Transcendental Étude No. 10 in F minor

Rebekah   piano

*****

MOZART            Exsultate Jubilate

ii       Fuget amica dies
iii      Tu virginum corona
iv      Alleluja

Lianneke  voice
Nick Oliver   piano

*****

Wednesday 19 January

 

BACH         Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041

i       Allegro
ii       Andante
iii      Allegro assai

Laura   violin
Dr Elena Nalimova   piano

*****

KREISLER  Praeludium und Allegro

 

Kester   violin
Nick Oliver   piano

*****

BRUCH       Kol Nidrei Op. 47

HAYDN    Cello Concerto in C major
i       Moderato

 

Ryan   violoncello
Gemma Webster   piano

*****

Thursday 20 January

CHOPIN             Nocturne No. 20 in C# minor

 

Nina  piano

*****

 

MOZART            Sonata in E minor KV 304

i       Allegro

ii       Tempo di Menuetto

 

Matthew   violin
Rohan   piano

*****

BEETHOVEN/Matthew KING           Sonatas

BEETHOVEN           Sonata in F# major No. 24, Op. 78

i         Adagio cantabile –
Allegro ma non troppo

John MC LEOD         Three Protest Pieces

i         The Fox, in Agony, Surrenders his
Blood to the Night

Morvern Flora  piano

*****

BRAHMS             Sonata in E minor Op. 38

iii      Allegro

Hairu    cello
Gemma Webster   piano

 

*****

Tuesday 25 January

 

BEETHOVEN                Piano Sonata Op. 27, No 1

i       Andante – Allegro
ii       Allegro Molto e Vivace
iii      Adagio con Espressione
iv      Allegro Vivace

 

Ivan   piano

*****

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS            Oboe Concerto in A minor

i       Rondo Pastorale
ii       Minuet and Musette
iii      Scherzo

 

Edward    oboe
Simon Passmore   piano

*****

 

Wednesday 26 January

 

ROBERT MUCZYNSKI      Desperate Measures, Op. 48

CHOPIN                        Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23

Melvin   piano

******

Thursday 27 January

LALO         Symphony Espagnole, Op. 21

i       Allegro non troppo
iii      Intermezzo
iv      Andante

Lilly May   violin
Simon Passmore   piano

*****

BOCCHERINI Cello Concerto in G major
i   Allegro

 

Harris    cello
Gemma Webster  piano

*****

RONALD BINGE Concerto for saxophone and orchestra

ii   Romance
iii   Rondo

 

Oliver   saxophone
Gemma Webster  piano

*****

 

 

Events

  1. The Stoller Hall

    Zara Benyounes and Jeremy Young – Lunchtime Concert

    Mon 29 November 2021, 1:30pm

    Lunchtime concert - 1.30pm Masterclass (included in lunchtime concert tickets) - 2.30pm In 2013 Zara Benyounes collaborated with pianist Jeremy...

  2. The Stoller Hall

    Zara Benyounes and Jeremy Young – Haworth Masterclass

    Mon 29 November 2021, 2:30pm

    Following the lunchtime recital, Zara Benyounes will lead a public masterclass with students from Chetham’s School of Music’s String Department....

  3. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Tue 11 January 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  4. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Wed 12 January 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  5. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Thu 13 January 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  6. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Tue 18 January 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  7. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Wed 19 January 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  8. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Thu 20 January 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  9. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Tue 25 January 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  10. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Wed 26 January 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  11. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Thu 27 January 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  12. The Stoller Hall

    Chris Augustine – Lunchtime Concert

    Mon 31 January 2022, 1:30pm

    Chris Augustine is regarded as one of the most exciting and versatile young musicians to have emerged from East London...

  13. The Stoller Hall

    Chris Augustine – Haworth Masterclass

    Mon 31 January 2022, 2:30pm

    Masterclass (included in lunchtime concert tickets) - 2.30pm Following his lunchtime concert at Stoller Hall, Chris will lead a public...

  14. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Tue 1 February 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  15. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Wed 2 February 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  16. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Thu 3 February 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  17. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Tue 8 February 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  18. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Wed 9 February 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  19. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Thu 10 February 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  20. The Stoller Hall

    Magnard Ensemble – Lunchtime Concert

    Tue 1 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Lunchtime concert - 1.30pm Masterclass (included in lunchtime concert tickets) - 2.30pm 'A hugely gifted ensemble of the younger generation,...

  21. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Tue 1 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  22. The Stoller Hall

    Magnard Ensemble – Haworth Masterclass

    Tue 1 March 2022, 2:30pm

    Lunchtime concert - 1.30pm Masterclass (included in lunchtime concert tickets) - 2.30pm Members of the Magnard Ensemble (flute, oboe, clarinet,...

  23. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Wed 2 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  24. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Thu 3 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  25. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Tue 8 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  26. Carole Nash Hall

    Her Ensemble – Haworth Masterclass

    Wed 9 March 2022, 11am

    Masterclass (included in lunchtime concert tickets) - 11am Her Ensemble is made up of some of the most in-demand orchestral...

  27. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Wed 9 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  28. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Thu 10 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  29. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Tue 15 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  30. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Wed 16 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  31. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Thu 17 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  32. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Tue 22 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  33. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Wed 23 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  34. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Thu 24 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  35. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Tue 29 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  36. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Wed 30 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  37. Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts

    Thu 31 March 2022, 1:30pm

    Take time out and enjoy free lunchtime recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians, at Chetham’s School...

  38. The Stoller Hall

    Ben Hulme – Haworth Masterclass

    Sun 24 April 2022, 11am

    Following his live concert with the Northern Chamber Orchestra we are delighted to welcome principal horn of the BBC Philharmonic, Ben...