Chester Philharmonic Orchestra

Our fame is spreading

Chester Phil have been approached to play two additional concerts with international soloists during August. See our Concerts page for details. We are delighted to find that our fame is spreading.

Comments from Friends April 2018

Lovely evening at Chester Cathedral listening to Michael Foyle perform Elgar’s violin concerto with Chester Phil. (Hoylake Concert Soc) I landed home at 7 and hot-footed it in the terribly timed monsoon to the brilliant concert from Chester Phil.  Warm … Continue reading

A BIG “Thank You” from Finland

Russian Weather and Music in the Cathedral

Two “Tweets” Apart from making the mistake of not wearing enough layers to fight off the chill, really enjoyed Chester Phil’s concert at Chester Cathedral last night. At least the cold contributed to the Russian theme. Fantastic Rachmaninov tonight! Bravo.

Mahler 5 Concert was “Utterly Brilliant”

Some comments about our November concert:- Congratulations to Stephen Threlfall and the Chester Phil for another wonderful concert last night. The Schreker was a revelation – delightfully light and precise. The Mahler was my favourite 5th symphony of the series. The … Continue reading

2017/18 Season

Just a reminder that the new season’s rehearsals start on Monday 4th September @ 7.30 in All Saint’s Church Centre Hoole Chester. Schreker, Ponce and Mahler

Audience reaction to our 2017 Summer Concert

Wonderful evening , thanks to everyone. Looking forward to Mahler 5  B.S. A “Gift” evening, made richer by a receptive, and appreciative, audience.. D.M. Brilliant concert and playing by the orchestra D.W.  

Women’s Quartet at Chester’s new ‘Storyhouse’

Chester Philharmonic will be providing a string quartet for Chester’s new Storyhouse theatre and cultural centre on Sunday next 21st to celebrate WOW (women of the world) week.

We are now officially an award winning orchestra

Chester Philharmonic have been awarded the Cheshire West Voluntary Arts Network Music Award  for 2017 in recognition of our longevity, in supporting young musicians & collaboration with Queens Park High School Chester. Thank you CWVAN.

Cheshire West and Chester Voluntary Arts Award

Great news. Chester Philharmonic have been nominated in this year’s Community and Voluntary Arts Award. The results and awards will be presented by The Sheriff on May 16th in Chester Town Hall.