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.


The Lunchtime Concert Series will take a short break and will resume on Tues 11th June 2024


  1. Carole Nash Hall

    Manchester Song Festival: Chetham’s Lunchtime Concert

    Fri 1 March 2024, 1:30pm

    Watch vocal students from Chetham's School of Music performing in a special free lunchtime concert, in the lead-up to Manchester...