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Autumn Concert 2017 featuring David Keating, Guitar

Lancashire Chamber Orchestra are delighted to welcome David Keating as our soloist in the Malcolm Arnold's Serenade for guitar and strings. David will also perform an extract from a Bach partita arranged for solo guitar

 

David is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, where he studied with the acclaimed guitarist Craig Ogden, and was awarded a First Class Honours MMus Degree in classical guitar performance.  He has won many music prizes in Ireland including the John Vallery Memorial Prize in the Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year Competition, the CSM Senior Recital Competition (adjudicated by Alan Smale – Former Leader of the RTE National Symphony Orchestra), and the Feis Ceoil Cup and Gold Medal for Classical Guitar Performance.

 

We will also be featuring our superb wind team performing a Mozart Divertimento.  

 

We welcome back Alex Robinson who made his LCO debut back in 2015 as our musical director.  Alex is forging a career in baroque, classical and contemporary repertoire and will bring his talent and dynamism to a lively performance of Joseph Haydn's Symphony No 80.

 

 

Tickets may be reserved in advance from the LCO Box Office on 0161 980 4275 or via the Contact Form below:

 

Young Sale cellist plays Elgar with Lancashire Chamber Orchestra

Cara Janes cellist Talented young Sale cellist Cara Janes will be the star solo performer with the Lancashire Chamber Orchestra at their next matinee classical music concert in Altrincham on Sunday 26 March 2017. Cara, who is a former pupil at Chetham’s School of Music and is currently studying for a Masters degree at the Royal Northern College of Music, will perform Elgar’s haunting Cello Concerto. She has great experience of playing in concert halls in London and across northern England, is the principal cellist with the Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra and regularly tutors pupils at Altrincham Girls School and Chetham’s. Taking the baton for the first time with the Lancashire Chamber Orchestra will be London-based conductor Michael Young, who is travelling north especially for the concert. He will be conducting a popular programme which also includes Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony and Prokofiev’s delightful Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Ian Edmundson. Orchestra leader Anne Heaton said: “We are delighted to be able to offer a platform to Cara. The orchestra is very pleased to provide an opportunity for her to showcase her considerable talents in her local area. The programme is very engaging and we hope it will appeal to all ages.” The performance at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, starts at 3pm. Tickets cost £10 (children free), including a programme and tea and cakes in the interval. They may be reserved in advance by ringing the LCO box office on 0161 980 4275 or via the contact form below:

 

LCO Spring Concert 3pm 26th March 2017 featuring Elgar Cello Concerto

Lancashire Chamber Orchestra are thrilled and delighted to welcome our young and extremely talented local soloist, Cara Janes, to perform one of the greatest masterpieces of the cello repertoire, Elgar's Cello Concerto.  Cara lives in Sale and graduated from the RNCM with a BMus (Hons) degree.

 

One this occasion, we also welcome Michael Young (michaelalexanderyoung.com) who joins us from his busy schedule in London and abroad to take us through Schubert's 8th Symphony, nicknamed the 'Unfinished' but complete in its emotional and musical wholeness.

 

Our programme is brought to a conclusion by the ever-popular 'Peter and the Wolf', ably and masterfully narrated by our very own, Ian Edmundson.

 

So there is something for all the family to enjoy! We do hope you will join us for a wonderful concert.

 

Tickets are available via the contact form below, on 0161 980 4275 or on the door. Early reservations are recommended to secure your seat!

Autumn Concert 20th November 2016 3pm Altrincham Girls Grammar School WA14 2NL

mozart-clarinet

Lancashire Chamber Orchestra is delighted to welcome back the indomitable Robert Chasey after a 14-year absence!

 

Our programme will include the beautiful Mozart Clarinet Concerto performed by Lynn Threadgold and Schubert's cheerful Symphony No 5

We will open with the ever-delightful Serenade for Strings by Elgar

 

 

Tickets including programme are £10 and can be reserved for collection on the door via the link below or by ringing 0161 980 4275. 

Accompanied children are most welcome and are free!

Refreshments including cakes will be served in the interval

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Concerto Concert 20th March 2016, Altrincham Girls Grammar School WA14 2NL

LCO Poster 20th March 2016

 

Lancashire Chamber Orchestra (leader Anne Heaton) is delighted to be joined by two exciting and dynamic young musicians:

 

Conductor #Awesome Alex Robinson                                            Percussionist #Marvellous Max Heaton 

Alex_Robinson          Max

 

Programme

Jean-Phillipe Rameau – Suite from ‘Les Indes Galantes’

Ney Rosauro – Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra

Solo Marimba: Max Heaton

 

—INTERVAL—

 

Arvo Pärt –  Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Posthorn Serenade

 

Tickets priced £10 including programme available by phone: 0161 980 4275, on the door or via the contact form below:

 

 

 

Handel’s Messiah 5th Dec 2015

Blackburn Messiah 2015

 

 

Conductor: Tom Newall

Blackburn Music Society

Lancashire Chamber Orchestra

For further details, visit 

http://blackburnmusicsociety.org.uk/events/handels-messiah/

 

In true festive spirit, Lancashire Chamber Orchestra is delighted to be accompanying Blackburn Music Society in their annual performance of Handel's Messiah.  This year's performance will feature four exciting young soloists who studied at the RNCM and Guildhall School of Music and Drama.  Christmas would not be Christmas without 'Handel's Messiah'! 

Take your seats at 7pm.

 

For more information, complete the form below:

 

Previous Concert – 22nd Nov 2015

Bibi HealConductor: Justin Doyle 

Soloist: Bibi Heal (Soprano)

Altrincham Girls Grammar School

Programme: Opera Arias, Overtures and Symphony

Handel                                  Overture, Rodelinda                                      
Handel                                  Spera sì (Ottone)                                            
Handel                                  Piangerò (Giulio Cesare)                              
Handel                                  Falsa immagine (Ottone)                                             
Handel                                  Dances from Act II, (Alcina)        
Handel                                  Tornami a vagheggiar(Alcina)                                                                                                                    
Mozart                                  Ah, lo previdi K.272                                        
Haydn                                    Symphony no 26 'Lamentatione'                                              
                                                                   Haydn                                   Overture, L'Isola Disabiata