Chester Philharmonic Orchestra

Cathedral Festival of Christmas Trees

The Orchestra has sponsored a Christmas Tree in this years festival. We hope that as many friends as possible will be able to come and see it. It really looks exceptional.

Joo Yeon Sir was Brilliant

Joo Yeon Sir’s performance of Glazunov’s Violin Concerto exceeded all expectations. Here are two little messages she left…I knew #Glazunov was special!! My sincere thanks to Chester Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Howarth, Chester Cathedral and also to everyone for all your warm welcome and making it … Continue reading

November Concert Flyers

The ticket information on the flyers for the November concert is incorrect. Tickets cannot be purchased at the Town Hall Visitor Information Centre. They may be purchased at the Cathedral Welcome Desk, by telephoning 01244 500959 or by following the … Continue reading

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.