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Lunchtime Concerts

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 and last approximately 50 minutes. You are welcome to come and go as you please. Coffee is available at no charge, and some visitors even bring a sandwich! There is a retiring collection.


Autumn 2017
Tuesday 12 September

John Kitchen, organ

Overture and March from the Ode for St Cecilia's Day
by G F Handel (1685 - 1759) 1. Larghetto, e staccato - Allegro - Minuet
6. March

Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor BWV 582
by J S Bach (1685 - 1750)

Celebration (2014)
Cecilia McDowall b. 1951

Two hymn tune preludes
by Kenneth Leighton (1928 - 1988)
  Lumetto: Little canonic variations on 'Jesus bids us shine' 
  Toccata on 'Hanover'  ('O worship the King, All glorious above')

Variations on 'Merck tochoe sterck'
by Cor Kee (1900 - 1997)
Tuesday 19 September


Elizabeth Walker, flute and recorder
Moreven Brown, flute
Sebastian Comberti, cello
Michael Overbury, harpsichord

La Lumage (for flute, cello, harpsichord)
by Michel Blavet (1700 - 1768)
Adagio; Allemanda; Allegro; Siciliana; Presto; Le Lutin: Allegro

Sonata in A, Op. 1, no.1  
by Stephen Paxton (1735 - 1787)

Sonata 'La Follia', Op. 5, No. 12 (for recorder, cello, harpsichord)
Arcangelo Corelli (1653 - 1713)

French Suite No. 4 in E flat BWV 815 (solo harpsichord)
by J S Bach (1685 - 1750)
Allemande; Courante; Sarabande; Gavotte; Air; Minuet; Gique

Trio Sonata in G minor, Op. 2 (flutes, cello, harpsichord)
By G F Handel (1685 - 1759)
Andante, Allegro, Arioso, Allegro

Tuesday 26 September

Henry Melbourne, clarinet
Ben Socrates, piano

Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
by Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)
I Allegro tristamente - Très calme - Tempo allegretto
II Romanza: très calme
III Allegro con fuoco - Très animé

Impromptu D 899 No. 1 in C Minor
by Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)

Clarinet Sonata
by Herbert Howells (1892 - 1983)
I Con moto, dolce e con tenerezza
II Allegro, ritmico, con brio

Tuesday 3 October

Charlotte Rowan, violin
Charlotte Stephenson, piano

Polonaise de Concert
by Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880)

by Alexander Glazunov (1865 - 1936)

by Darius Milhaud (1892 - 1974)

Nigun (from Three Pictures of Chassidic Life)
by Ernest Bloch (1880 - 1959)

Chaconne in G Minor
by Tomaso Antonio Vitali (1663 - 1745)

Garden Scene from Much Ado About Nothing
by Erich Korngold (1897 - 1957)

Carmen Fantasy
by Pablo de Sarasate (1844 - 1908)

Tuesday 10 October

Matthew Jelf,
Ian Richardson
piano duet

Capriol Suite arranged for Piano Duet
by Peter Warlock (1894 - 1930)

Ma Mere L'Oye (Mother Goose Suite)by Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)

Fantasy in F Minor for Piano Four Hands D.940
by Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)

Hungarian Dances, Nos. 2 & 5 arranged for piano duet
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)

Tuesday 17 October

David Cassan, organ

Pieces for a musical clock
  A voluntary on a Flight of Angels
  Duetto  Menuet
by G F Handel (1685 - 1759)

Scherzo from Symphony No. 2
by Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)

Fantasy in E flat
by C Saint Saens (1835 - 1921)

Prayer and lullaby
by Alexandre Guilmant (1837 - 1911)

Prelude and fugue in B Op. 7
by M Dupré

by D Cassan

Tuesday 24 October
Chichester Symphony Orchestra 
with soloist Yasmin Rowe, piano

Ouverture from the opera 'La Clemenza Di Tito' K621
by W A Mozart (1756 - 1791)

Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
by Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
I. Allegro affettuoso
II. Intermezzo: Andantino grazioso
III. Allegro vivace

Tuesday 31 October

Sebastian Mueller, violin
Terence Allbright, piano

Sonatina No. 1 in D major, D384
by Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)I. Allegro molto
II. Andante
III. Allegro vivace

Sonata No. 1 in B, Op 21
by Nikolai Medtner (1880 - 1951)
Canterellando - Canzone
Allegro scherzando - Danza
Ditirambo - Festivamente

Scherzo-Tarantelle, Op 16
by Henri Wieniawski (1835 - 1880) 

Tuesday 7 November

The Jenkinson Ensemble
Rachel Fryer, piano
Maeve Jenkinson, violin
Miranda Davis, viola
Kate Mumford, cello

Gypsy Rondo from Piano Trio No. 3
by J Haydn (1732 - 1809)

Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60
by J Brahms (1833 - 1897)I Allegro non troppo
II Scherzo: Allegro
III Andante
IV Finale: Allegro comodo

Tuesday 14 November

Charles Harrison, organ

Details to come

Tuesday 21 November
Ben Lathbury, piano

Scenes from L'Oiseau de feu
by Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

Deux Pensées Musicales,by Z Stojowski (1870 - 1946)

Je te veux
by Erik Satie (1866-1925)
Pisen Laskyby J Suk (1874 - 1935)
Rhapsody in Blueby G Gershwin (1898 - 1937)

We break for Advent and Christmas


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