Northern Chamber Orchestra | Past Events

Online: NCO Soloists with Benjamin Powell, piano

May 2, 2021

Mozart Clarinet quintet | Schumann Piano quintet Tickets: £15 per household, one week’s online access Between Sunday 25 April at 3pm and Sunday 2 May, you can rent the video recording of our concert with pianist Benjamin Powell. The rental costs £15 per household, and you can watch it as many times as you like during this period. You […]

Online: NCO with Chloe Hanslip, violin

April 4, 2021

Mozart Violin Concerto in D | Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence Tickets: £15 per household, one week’s online access Between Sunday 27 March at 3pm and Sunday 4 April, you can rent the video recording of our concert on Saturday 27 March. The rental costs £15 per household, and you can watch it as many times as you like during […]

Online: NCO with Lara Melda, piano

March 7, 2021

Bartok Romanian dances | Mozart Piano concerto no 27 in B flat | Rossini String Sonata No 3 Tickets: £15 per household, one week’s unlimited online access Between Sunday 28 February at 3pm and Sunday 7 March, you can rent the video recording of our concert on Saturday 27 February. The rental costs £15 per household, and you can watch it […]

Macclesfield: NCO with Nicholas Ward, violin

December 5, 2020

Mozart Divertimento in B flat K137 | Borodin Nocturne | Haydn Violin concerto in G (with Nicholas Ward, violin) | Mendelssohn String symphony no 12 in G minor Tickets: £22 stalls, £20 gallery, £15 online Our artistic director and leader, Nicholas Ward, leads the NCO in Haydn’s fourth violin concerto. The first movement is smooth, and plaintive, in sonata form, with concise […]

Online: NCO Soloists

October 11, 2020

Northern Chamber Orchestra Soloists Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor | Baermann – Adagio for clarinet and strings | Beethoven – Septet Between Sunday 4 October at 12pm and Sunday 11 October, you can rent the video recording of our concert at Macclesfield’s Heritage Centre on Saturday 3 October. The rental costs £15 per household, and you can watch it as many […]

Macclesfield: NCO Soloists

October 3, 2020

Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor | Baermann – Adagio for clarinet and strings | Beethoven – Septet Tickets: £22 stalls, £20 gallery, £15 online In celebration of the 250th anniversary year of Beethoven’s birth, our traditional annual NCO Soloists concert gives our principal players the chance to enjoy some of the limelight and features one of his most celebrated chamber […]

Online: Colin Currie, marimba

May 16, 2020

On Saturday May 16th at 7.30pm, we will stream a recording of our January 2020 concert with guest soloist Colin Currie (marimba) and featuring a solo from our principal clarinet, Elizabeth Jordan. This was originally streamed live to care homes in the North West, but the musicians have kindly given permission for it to be […]

Online: Raphael Wallfisch, cello

April 18, 2020

On Saturday April 18th at 7.30pm, we will stream a recording of our November 2019 concert with cellist Raphael Wallfisch. This was originally streamed live to care homes in the North West, but the musicians have kindly given permission for it to be made available to the public for 24 hours. View the PDF of […]

Matthew Sharp, cello | The Forum, Romiley

March 4, 2020

Mozart Overture, The Marriage of Figaro | Dvořák Cello Concerto no 2 op 104 (with Matthew Sharp, cello) | Haydn Symphony no 101 in D major ‘The Clock’ | Copland Saturday Night Waltz | Copland Hoedown Tickets: £15 | Group 10+ £13.50 per ticket | Students and Under 18s Free Tickets are available online until […]

Macclesfield: Martin James Bartlett, piano

February 15, 2020

Rossini String Sonata no 4 Mozart Piano Concerto no 9 K271 Jeunehomme Sibelius Suite Champêtre Mozart Symphony no 33 in B flat Tickets: £22 stalls, £17 gallery | Full Time Students and Under 18s Free Winner of the BBC Young Musician competition in 2014, Martin James Bartlett, who previously appeared with the NCO in 2016, […]

Macclesfield: Colin Currie, percussion

January 18, 2020

Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Kurt Schwertsik Now you hear me, now you don’t Delius Two Aquarelles Dvořák Serenade for Strings op 22 Tickets: £22 stalls, £17 gallery | Full Time Students and Under 18s Free Our first concert of the New Year brings a programme that begins and ends with two great string serenades. The […]

Manchester: Colin Currie, percussion

January 17, 2020

Grieg Praeludium from Holberg suite Stephen Barlow Nocturne for clarinet, marimba and strings (with Elizabeth Jordan, clarinet, and Colin Currie, marimba) Kurt Schwertsik Now you hear me, now you don’t Delius Two Aquarelles Dvořák Serenade for Strings op 22 Tickets: £27-£13 | Full Time Students £5.50 | Under 18s Free For our first Manchester concert of […]

Christmas Spectacular | Blackburn

December 14, 2019

Friends of Blackburn Cathedral Music present the annual Christmas Spectacular Gala Concert. Fantasia on Christmas Carols Vaughan Williams A Feast for Christmas Alan Bullard & works by Rutter, Bertalot, Josquin & Willcocks Choirs of Blackburn Cathedral Local School Choirs Northern Chamber Orchestra John Robinson conductor Tickets are priced from £5. Blackburn Cathedral Saturday 14 December 2019 7.00pm  

Tatton Park: Once Upon a Time

December 13, 2019

On sale Monday 1 July 2019  A festive fairy tale celebration including classical masterpieces and much-loved carols and songs. Join us for our traditional festive concert in the grand Tenants’ Hall at Tatton Park; this year based on a fairy tale theme.The evening will include a tour of the mansion, a glass of winter punch […]

Macclesfield: Nicholas Daniel, oboe

December 7, 2019

Handel Concerto Grosso op 6 no 12 Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto Shostakovich Chamber Symphony op 110a Mozart Adagio and Fugue Vivaldi Violin Concerto RV199 Il Sospetto Tickets: £22 stalls, £17 gallery | Full Time Students and Under 18s Free We’re pleased to welcome back Nicholas Daniel, who has played many times for us in past […]

Sheffield Oratorio Chorus and Northern Chamber Orchestra

November 23, 2019

The Sheffield Oratorio Chorus new season’s opening concert is a Vaughan Williams double bill bringing together the dramatic and lyrical Sea Symphony and the ever popular Five Mystical Songs. Alwyn Mellor and Julien Van Mellaerts (who will represent Holland at the next Cardiff Singer of the World) join the Northern Chamber Orchestra. Vaughan Williams Sea […]

Buxton: Tracey Redfern, trumpet

November 10, 2019

Handel Concerto Grosso op 6 no 12 | Elgar Serenade | Torelli Trumpet Concerto in D | Holst St Pauls Suite | Clarke Trumpet Voluntary | Massenet Last sleep of the virgin | Mozart Divertimento in D K136 Outstanding trumpeter, Tracey Redfern, joins the Northern Chamber Orchestra in Jeremiah Clarke’s Prince of Denmark’s march – better known […]

Macclesfield: Raphael Wallfisch, cello

November 9, 2019

On general sale Monday 1 July 2019. Season ticket renewals and Friends should call 0161 247 2220. Holst St Paul’s Suite Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme Weinberg Cello Concertino op 42 Schubert Symphony no 5 Tickets: £22 stalls, £17 gallery | Full Time Students and Under 18s Free Raphael Wallfisch, one of the most […]

Manchester: Raphael Wallfisch, cello

November 8, 2019

Holst St Paul’s Suite Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme Weinberg Cello Concertino op 42 Schubert Symphony no 5 Tickets: £27-£13 | Full Time Students £5.50 | Under 18s Free Raphael Wallfisch, one of the most distinguished solo cellists of our time, has for a number of years been President of the NCO. He plays […]

Northern Chamber Orchestra soloists in Didsbury

October 18, 2019

The NCO Norton Concerts In memory of Herbert Norton introduced by Nicholas Ward – violin Beethoven Plus series Nicholas Ward violin | Paula Smart violin | Richard Muncey viola | Cara Berridge cello Beethoven Quartet in F minor op 95 Serioso | Borodin Quartet no 2 in D | Beethoven Quartet in F op 59 no 1 Rasumovsky Tickets: £15.00 | Over 65 […]

Macclesfield: Elizabeth Jordan, clarinet

October 5, 2019

Sibelius Rakastava op 14 Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A major K622 Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Haydn Symphony no 6 in D major Le Matin Supported by the Friends of the NCO Tickets: £22 stalls, £17 gallery | Full Time Students and Under 18s Free We begin our season showcasing many of our excellent principal […]

Georgiana – Buxton International Festival

July 20, 2019

Thomas Linley (1756–78); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–91); Giovanni Paisiello (1740–1816); Martín y Soler (1754–1806); Stephen Storace (1762–96) Performed in English, with side-titles A Buxton International Festival production, with the Northern Chamber Orchestra. The world premiere of a specially commissioned 40th Anniversary opera pasticcio, illustrating the life and times of Georgiana Cavendish, the 5th Duchess of Devonshire. […]

Buxton: Carnival of the Animals

July 20, 2019

Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals With its humorous and delightful melodies, Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animalsis a perennial favourite amongst music-lovers young and old. Now BIF’s Orchestra in Residence, Northern Chamber Orchestra presents this unique concert, aimed at young people and families of all ages. Carnival of the Animals Schools Project in partnership with Buxton Festival Fringe. […]

Eugene Onegin – Buxton International Festival

July 19, 2019

Libretto by the composer, based on Alexander Pushkin’s novel in verse. Sung in English, with side-titles. A Buxton International Festival production, with the Northern Chamber Orchestra. Artistic Director Adrian Kelly makes his conducting debut at Buxton International Festival with this production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. Eugene Onegin is a classic tale of first love and painful rejection; […]