Unveiling an Unforgettable Concert of Baroque Brilliance with the Northern Chamber Orchestra

The Northern Chamber Orchestra (NCO) proudly announces a series of concerts of musical enchantment as they invite audiences to experience the timeless allure of baroque music in Macclesfield, Port Sunlight and Chester. 

Between Friday 8 March and Sunday 10 March, music aficionados are invited to immerse themselves in an extraordinary lineup curated by the NCO, featuring masterpieces by renowned composers such as Bach, Vivaldi, Rameau, Biber, Albinoni, and Tabakova. 

Highlighting this captivating program is the debut of esteemed violinist Callum Smart as guest director of the NCO. Known as one of Britain’s finest young talents, Smart’s mesmerising performances have graced prestigious stages across the nation, earning him widespread acclaim. 

Joining Smart onstage is the prodigious violist Jaren Ziegler, winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2022 String Final. Ziegler’s virtuosity will shine as he performs Dobrinka Tabakova’s evocative Suite in the Old Style, transporting audiences to the opulent world of 18th-century aristocracy. 

From the sublime harmonies of Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins to the playful melodies of Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Flutes, each composition promises to captivate listeners and evoke a sense of musical nostalgia. 

“We’re thrilled to present an evening that celebrates the richness and beauty of baroque music,” says Charlie Rowley, Chief Executive of the NCO. “With a lineup featuring both well-known classics and hidden gems, we invite audiences to join us for a truly unforgettable musical experience.” 

Tickets for this special event are priced at £22.50 in Port Sunlight and Chester, and £27 in Macclesfield, with free admission for full-time students and those under 18. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness the magic of live classical music with the Northern Chamber Orchestra. 

For ticket information and further details, visit www.ncorch.co.uk or call 0161 706 1990 (01244 409113 for Chester).