Chester Philharmonic Orchestra

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Our Next Concert

Stoller Hall Chethams School of Music Manchester M3 1SB

Saturday 25, August 2018 7.00 pm and 8.30 pm

We are pleased to announce that we will be performing two extra concerts this season, over and above our usual Cathedral concerts. Chetham’s School of Music Manchester have invited us to perform with four internationally acclaimed pianists as part of their Summer School series of Piano Concerto Concerts. These two concerts, to be conducted by The School’s Director of Music Stephen Threlfall, take place on in the new Stoller Hall at the School and feature Eugen IndjicBingBing Li,  Murray McLachlan and Artur Pizarro.

Eugen Indjic is French-American and at 18 was the youngest ever soloist with Boston Symphony he was described as “A world-class pianist of rare musical and artistic perfection,” by none other than Arthur Rubenstein. International recording star Murray McLachlan teaches at the RNCM and is head of Keyboard at Chetham’s. The concert opens with Gershwin’s fabulous Rhapsody in blue, with Murray McLachlan as soloist. To end this concert Eugen Indjic performs the glorious concerto in A minor of Schumann.

This first concerts takes Saturday 25 August 2018 at 7.00 pm in the Stoller Hall Tickets priced at £15 concessions available from the Box Office Tel No 0333 130 0967 or from
The second concert also takes place on Saturday 25th August in the Stoller Hall but at the later time of 8.30 pm.  One of a select group of outstanding young Chinese pianists, BingBing Li  “an outstanding pianist with genuine brilliance and phenomenal artistry”, opens the concert with the exciting Scherzo from the Fourth Concerto Symphonique of Litolff. To conclude the evening we welcome the Portuguese Maestro Artur Pizarro a poet among pianists. “His playing can sing”. (Michael Tumelty, The Herald)  to perform the magnificent concerto No. 1 by Tchaikovsky.

Tickets for this concert are also priced at £15 with concessions available and may be obtained for the Box Office on 0333 130 0967 or from


Conductor - Stephen Trelfall

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