Chichester Cathedral music events

chichester cathedral events

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12.06.24 Review: Giulia Semerano & Filippo Di Bari
08.05.24 Review: Nicola Tait Baxter & Mina Miletic
01.05.24 Review: English Piano Trio
12.02.24 £5 million appeal to protect Chichester Cathedral’s great choral tradition
09.01.24 Review: Andrew Garrido, piano
22.11.23 Review: Tim Rumsey
15.11.23 Review: Elisabeth Turmo & Elena Toponogova
12.10.23 Review: Brighton Chamber Ensemble
11.09.23 Chichester Cathedral lunchtime concerts autumn season confirmed
14.07.23 Southern Cathedrals Festival returns to Chichester
26.04.23 Profile: Tim Stewart, organist
07.02.23 Jenny Lewisohn & Antonio Oyarzabal
25.01.23 Mallinson, Wisener & Startseva at Chichester
02.11.22 Charlotte Rowan and Charlotte Stevenson
26.10.22 Chichester Symphony Orchestra
09.10.22 Patrick Hemmerlé
13.09.22 Christopher Johnston
08.09.22 Miriam Kramer & Nicholas Durcan
07.07.22 Elena Toponogova & Ensemble

As well as its regular and special services, Chichester Cathedral runs a series of popular lunchtime concerts that take place on Tuesdays at 1 pm during term time, in the spectacular setting of the Cathedral Nave. They are free with a retiring collection and last approximately 50 minutes.

If you’d like to join our email list to receive details of forthcoming concerts in advance, please email lmassistant@chichestercathedral.org.uk or call 01243 812488.

Other music events at the Cathedral are also listed here which aren’t found elsewhere on this website.

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    July 9, 2024
    Thomas Simpson is the organ scholar at Chichester Cathedral, where he plays for daily services alongside accompanying local choirs and playing for events in the cathedral and elsewhere. Thomas was a chorister in New College Choir before going on to...
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    July 2, 2024
    The Solarek Piano Trio has toured extensively through Britain and Europe and has given performances at London’s South Bank, St Johns Smith Square and St. David’s Hall, Cardiff. The trio regularly performs and gives masterclasses in Germany where they frequently...
    Upcoming
    June 25, 2024
    Simone Alessandro Tavoni has given recitals internationally across Europe and U.S in venue such the Purcell room, Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, St Martin in the Fields St.John’s Smith Square, Steinway Hall, St.Mary Perivale in London, Liszt Museum in Budapest,...
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    July 6, 2024
    Treat yourself and your loved ones to an exceptional piano recital in the beautiful candlelit setting of Chichester Cathedral.  Renowned British concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith, will perform an outstanding selection of classical and romantic piano works in a concert to remember!...
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    June 19, 2024
    One of the world’s greatest chamber orchestras, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields will visit several beautiful UK cathedrals for a programme featuring some of the world’s most sublime music. From Mozart and Beethoven to Vaughan Williams and...
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    June 18, 2024
    Giuseppe Tartini: Sonata in G minor ‘The Devil’s Trill’Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2 in D major Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in the spectacular setting of the Cathedral Nave. They are free...
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    June 11, 2024
    Read a review. Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Robert SchumannSchumann: Bilder aus Osten (Pictures from the East) Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in the spectacular setting of the Cathedral Nave....
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    May 28, 2024
    Sir Ernest Macmillan: Cortège académiqueRichard Purvis: Passepied for a Joyous FestivalFrederick W. Holloway: Andante sinfonicoBach: Dorian Toccata D minorBach: Violin Fugue in D minorSigfrid Karg-Elert: A Cycle of Eight Short Pieces Markus Eichenlaub is the Organist of Speyer Cathedral, Germany....
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    May 21, 2024
    Anna Durance, oboe, Alison Hughes, clarinet, Rob Eckett, bassoon, Fiona Brockhurst, horn, Samantha Carrasco, piano Mozart: Quintet in E-flat majorHolst: Quintet in A minor Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in the...
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    May 14, 2024
    Caroline Welsh, flute, Dan Elson, oboe, Charlotte Woolley, clarinet, Matthew Sackman, horn, Rick Yoder, bassoon Samuel Barber: Summer MusicDavid Maslanka: Quintet for Winds No. 3 Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in...
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    May 7, 2024
    Read a review. Dvořák:Slavonic Dance in G minorSongs my mother taught mePolonaise in ASilent WoodsRondo in G minor Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in the spectacular setting of the Cathedral Nave....
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    April 30, 2024
    Read a review. Jane Faulkner, violin Pal Banda, celloTimothy Ravenscroft, piano Haydn Trio in G minor, Hob.XV:19Francis Edward Bache Trio, op. 25 The English Piano Trio has played together for 30 years and has performed on London and European concert...
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    April 13, 2024
    Celebrating the art of imitation, the 2024 Choral Pilgrimage explores music from the master of parody, Orlande de Lassus, alongside works by Josquin, Casulana and Bob Chilcott. Plainsong – Lauda Jerusalem Dominum (Psalm 147)Lassus – Osculetur me osculo oris suiCasulana – Morir non...
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    March 19, 2024
    Mikeleiz-Zucchi Duo (saxophone & accordion)David Zucchi & Iñigo Mikeleiz-Berrade Michael Praetorius – Suite from TerpsichoreEnrique Granados – Andaluza from 12 Spanish DancesAileen Sweeney – Mirrie DancersMichael Hughes – New workAstor Piazzolla – Movements from Histoire du TangoII. Cafe 1930III. Night...
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    March 12, 2024
    Larisa Trio (violin, cello & piano)Eliette Harris, Rosie Spinks, & Jasmin Allpress Josef Suk – ElegieRavel – Piano trio in A minor Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in the spectacular setting...
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    March 5, 2024
    Read a review. Chopin:Impromptu in A-flatNocturne in B-flat minorMazurka in B minor Tchaikovsky: Movements from The Seasons Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableau in B minorPreludes in B minor, D major, G major,G-sharp minor & G minor Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place...
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    February 27, 2024
    Bach – Prelude in E-flat majorReger – Benedictus; Pastorale; Te DeumJoseph Bonnet – Romance sans paroles; Deuxième Légende; Etude de concert Bach – ‘St Anne’ Fugue in E-flat major Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm...
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    February 20, 2024
    Read a review. Bridge – Four pieces for cello and pianoBrahms – Sonata for cello and piano no. 1 in E minor Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in the spectacular setting...
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    February 13, 2024
    Read a review. Keir Rowe, Bogdan Vacarescu, Michael Sullivan, Phyllida Maude-Roxby, & Nigel McNestrie Mozart – Divertimento no. 1 in D majorMozart – Clarinet Quintet in A major Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during...
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    February 6, 2024
    Read a review. Tyler Sky PreludePoul Ruders Star PreludeSchubert Two ImpromptusChopin Nocturne in E-flatTyler Fantasy on Nocturne in E-flatTyler Nocturne in B minorBrahms Finale from Symphony no. 4Tyler Lullaby Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm...
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    January 30, 2024
    Kenneth Leighton – FanfareTim Ravalde – Veni CreatorFranck – Prélude, Fugue et VariationGeorge Haynes – Salve ReginaBach – Vom Himmel kam der Engel ScharHolst – Jig from St Paul’s SuiteGrainger – Handel in the Strand (Clog dance) Chichester Cathedral’s popular...
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    January 23, 2024
    Saxophones and pianoChloe Percy-Smth, Emma Jones & Amy Bladon Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)Concerto for oboe, violin and strings, RV 548arranged for soprano saxophones and piano by D. Camwell    I. Allegro    II. Largo    III. Allegro George Gershwin (1898–1937)arranged by Wolfgang SchleiThree preludes ...
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    January 16, 2024
    François Borne – Fantasie brillante sur CarmenPhilippe Gaubert – BalladeOtar Taktakishvili – Sonata for flute and piano Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in the spectacular setting of the Cathedral Nave. They...
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    January 9, 2024
    Read a review. Claude Debussy (1862–1918)Suite Bergamasque    I. Prélude    II. Menuet    III. Clair de lune    IV. Passepied Franz Liszt (1811–1886)Three Sonnets by Petrarchfrom Deuxième Année de Pèlerinage: Italie    I. Sonetto 47    II. Sonetto 104    III. Sonetto 123 Biography Andrew began learning...
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    December 12, 2023
    Wild Arts bring their trademark fresh and innovative approach to Handel’s legendary telling of the Christmas story, in collaboration with Tom Morris (National Theatre, Warhorse). The Wild Arts Ensemble, among the leading period instrument specialists in the UK, join the...
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    November 21, 2023
    Read a review. Programme Fauré – Nocturne no. 4 in E-flat major, op. 36 and Nocturne no. 5 in B-flat major, op. 37 Ravel – Le Tombeau de Couperin Biography Visit Tim’s website. Chichester Cathedral’s Lunchtime Concert series is self-supporting, and...
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    November 14, 2023
    Read a review. Programme Ole Bull (1810–1880)A mountain vision Johan Halvorsen (1864–1935)Norwegian Dance in D major Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908)Chanson Arabe from Scheherazade (arr. Fritz Kreisler) Anatoly Lyadov (1855–1914)Prelude in B minor for piano solo Edvard Grieg (1843–1907)Sonata for Violin and...
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    November 7, 2023
    Programme Francis Jackson (1917–2022)Prelude for a Solemn Occasion Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)Menuet from Le Tombeau de Couperin (arr. Erwin Wiersinga) Kerensa Briggs (1991–)Light in darkness Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 544 Florence Price (1887–1953)Adoration Nigel Ogden...
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    October 31, 2023
    Read a review. Programme Leoš Janáček (1854–1928)Pohádka (Fairy Tale)    I. Con moto – Andante    II. Con moto – Adagio    III. Allegro Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975)Farewell to Granada from Spanish Songs, op. 100 Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)Von ewige Lieber from...
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    October 24, 2023
    Read a review. Programme Edward Elgar (1857–1934)Three Characteristic Pieces, op. 10    I. Mazurka    II. Sérénade mauresque    III. Contrasts: The Gavotte A.D. 1700 and 1900 Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)“London” Symphony no. 104 in D Major    I. Adagio – Allegro    II. Andante    III....
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    October 10, 2023
    Read a review. Rachel Ellis, violinEllie Blackshaw, violin/violaRos Hanson-Laurent, violaSiriol Hugh-Jones, celloStephen Carroll-Turner, piano Programme Edward Elgar (1857–1934)Quintet in A minor for Piano and String Quartet, Op. 84I. Moderato – AllegroII. AdagioIII. Andante – Allegro Biographies Rachel Ellis (violin) won a...
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    October 3, 2023
    Read a review. Elizabeth Walker, baroque fluteRachel Beckett, baroque flute and recorderSebastian Comberti, baroque celloMichael Overbury, harpsichord Programme François Couperin (1668–1733)from Les NationsLa Françoise — Prelude William Byrd (c.1540–1623)La VoltaCallino CasturamePavane and Galliard: The Earl of Salisbury Johann Joachim Quantz...
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    September 26, 2023
    Programme Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582 William Byrd (c.1540–1623)Fantasia in A minor from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)Modéré from Sontatine for solo pianoArranged for organ by J. Stephens Franz Liszt (1811–1886)Prelude and Fugue on...
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    September 12, 2023
    Duncan Honeybourne, pianoRobert Eckett Holmes, bassoonAnna Durance, oboe Programme Francis Poulenc (1899–1963)Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano, FP 45    I. Presto    II. Andante    III. Rondo Madeleine Dring (1923–1977)Jubilate for solo pianoPrelude for solo piano Madeleine DringTrio for Oboe, Bassoon...
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    September 5, 2023
    Read a review. Programme Bartók – Romanian Folk DancesAmy Beach – Romance for Violin and PianoElgar – Violin Sonata in E minor  Biographies A spark of passion for music ignited by Bizet’s Carmen, led violinist Boglarka Gyorgy (pictured) to pursue a career...
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    July 15, 2023
    Performed by the combined senior choristers and lay clerks of Chichester, Salisbury and Winchester,with The Rose Consort of Viols. Featuring music by Thomas Weelkes, William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Orlando Gibbons, C.V. Stanford, and Hubert Parry. Promoted by Chichester Cathedral music events.Find...