Northern Chamber Orchestra | Past Events

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; […]

Warrington: Making Music Visual

July 16, 2019

Dvořák Slavonic Dance op.46 no.8 | Copland Hoe Down | Gershwin arr. Manson Rhapsody in Blue (excerpt) | Copland Appalchian Spring | Penketh and Culcheth High Schools’ Making Music Visual Project Appalachian Spring Eighth Movement Presented by Matthew Sharp | Tickets are free and available on the door with a retiring collection. Making Music Visual […]

Summer Gala Concert: Last Night of the Proms | Blackburn | Saturday 6 July

July 6, 2019

The annual concert given by the Choirs of Blackburn Cathedral with the Northern Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Samuel Hudson, this year includes Fauré’s Requiem and music by Ireland, Elgar and Parry. Saturday 6 July 2019 7.00pm Blackburn Cathedral    

New Voices – Buxton International Festival

July 5, 2019

Cape Town Opera & Northern Chamber Orchestra Adrian Kelly conductor To mark the opening of the Festival’s 40th Anniversary season, singers from the Buxton Festival Company combine with the visiting young artists from Cape Town Opera Young Artists Programme as well as rising stars from the Royal Northern College of Music for a celebratory concert. The Northern […]

Chloë Hanslip, violin and director | Buxton

May 12, 2019

Wolf Italian Serenade | Grace Williams Elegy | Bach Violin Concerto in A minor | Pärt Fratres | Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings Tickets: £12 – £25 | Free for Students and Under 18’s We welcome back our Artist in Association, violinist Chloë Hanslip, to direct a concert that opens with Wolf’s Italian Serenade, described by Max […]

Chloë Hanslip, violin and director | Macclesfield

May 11, 2019

Wolf Italian Serenade | Grace Williams Elegy | Bach Violin Concerto in A minor | Pärt Fratres | Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings We are delighted for our Macclesfield season finale to welcome back our Artist in Association, violinist Chloë Hanslip, directing a concert that opens with Wolf’s Italian Serenade, described by Max Reger, as an “appealing […]

Chloë Hanslip, violin and director | Manchester

May 10, 2019

Wolf Italian Serenade | Grace Williams Elegy | Bach Violin Concerto in A minor | Pärt Fratres | Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings Tickets: £12 – £25 | Students £5 | Free for Under 18’s We are delighted for our Manchester season finale to welcome back our Artist in Association, violinist Chloë Hanslip, directing a concert that […]

Matthew Sharp, cello & baritone | Barrow-in-Furness

May 1, 2019

“Virtuoso of the Arts” Matthew Sharp joins us in Barrow-in-Furness for a concert of extraordinary music for audiences of all ages and backgrounds. We present an evening of eclectic delights, from the classical masterpieces of Mozart and Tchaikovsky to lighter favourites that have become famous through their use in films.  The audience will find the […]

Northern Chamber Orchestra soloists in Didsbury

April 26, 2019

Nicholas Ward violin | Simon Gilks violin | Richard Muncey viola | Cara Berridge cello Haydn String Quartet in C Op. 20 No. 2 Prokofiev Quartet No. 1 in B minor Op. 50 Schubert Death and the Maiden D 810 Tickets: £15.00 | Over 65 £12.00 | Students and Under 18 Free The Northern Chamber Orchestra soloists return to Didsbury for a concert featuring three outstanding […]

Matthew Sharp, cello & baritone | Liz Jordan, clarinet | Macclesfield

April 13, 2019

Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A major | Schubert Erlkönig | Schubert String Quintet in C major The now traditional NCO soloists concert in April features our regular string quartet who will be joined this year by our principal clarinet, Liz Jordan and one of our Associate Artists, baritone and cellist, Matthew Sharp. The concert opens […]

Martin Roscoe, piano | Macclesfield

March 16, 2019

Gounod Petite symphonie | Schumann Piano Concerto | Bacewicz Concerto for Strings | Mozart Symphony No 35 ‘Haffner’   As we emerge from the grips of winter, we bring a programme full of variety and the concert opens with a chance to hear our wind players on stage alone. The sparkling Petite symphonie of Gounod […]

Martin Roscoe, piano | Manchester

March 15, 2019

Gounod Petite symphonie | R Schumann Piano Concerto | Bacewicz Concerto for Strings | Mozart Symphony No 35 ‘Haffner’ Tickets: £12 – £25 | Students £5 | Free for Under 18’s We bring a programme full of variety to our home in Manchester, The Stoller Hall, for our first concert there in 2019. Opening the concert, […]

Matthew Sharp, cello | Stockport Town Hall

March 3, 2019

Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty Waltz Elgar Cello Concerto – Schubert Symphony No.8 ‘Unfinished’ Dvořák Slavonic Dances Op.72 No.2 Dvořák Slavonic Dances Op.46 No.8 Tickets: £20 | Students and Under 18s Free Our newest Artist in Association Matthew Sharp returns to Stockport Town Hall to perform the elegiac masterpiece that is Elgar’s Cello Concerto, which celebrates its […]

Chloë Hanslip, violin | Cockermouth

February 26, 2019

Arnold Sinfonietta No 1 | Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A | Grace Williams Elegy | Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor Tuesday 26 February 2019 7.30pm Christ Church, Cockermouth