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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.

Spring and Summer 2018

We recommence after
the Easter break with:

Tuesday 17 April
The Aurora Trio
Emma Halnan, flute
Jordan Sian, viola
Heather Wrighton, harp

Elegiac Trio
by Arnold Bax

Deux Interludes
by Jacques Ibert

Zodiac Trio
by William Mathias
I. Pisces
II. Aies
III. Taurus 

Tuesday 24 April

Timothy Ravalde, organ

Overture to the Marriage of Figaro
by W A Mozart (1756 - 1791)
arr. Jonathan Scott

Choral III in A minor
by César Franck (1822 - 1890) 

Praeludium in G
by Nicolaus Bruhns (1665–1697)

Von Gott will ich nicht lassen  BWV 658
by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

by Edward Picton-Turbervill (b.1993)            

Tuesday 1 May

Anemos Trio
Karen Kingsley, piano
Richard Moore, bassoon
Robert Blanken, clarinet

Six Sonatas for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano
by CPE Bach (1714 - 1788)
I. Allegretto
II. Allegro molto
III. Allegro
IV. Allegro
V. Andante
VI. Allegro

Fantaisie Concertante for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano
by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
I. Allegro no troppo
II. Lento
III. Allegro impètuoso

Variations in G minor for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano
by William Yeates Hurlstone (1876 - 1906)

Andante Theme with 7 Variations and a Piano Interlude
A Blues Movement
from his new
Jazz Suite for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano
by Mike Mower (b. 1958)

Tuesday 8 May

Chichester String Ensemble,
with organist Richard Barnes

Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 3
by Ottorino Respighi (1879 - 1936)

Suite for strings and organ in G minor
by Ottorino Respighi

Tuesday 15 May

Gabriele Baldocci, piano

Salve Maria de Jerusalem S431 from 'I Lombardi'by Giuseppe Verdi (1813- 1901),
transcribed by Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Isoldens Liebestod from Tristan und Isoldeby Giuseppe Verdi
transcribed by Franz Liszt

Elsas Brautzug zum  Münster S 445/2 from Lohengrin
by Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
transcribed by Franz Liszt

Sonata No. 3 in Fmajor, Op. 46 
Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904 - 1987)

Tuesday 22 May

Duo Fantasia
Rusne Mikiskaite, saxophone
Imma Setiadi, piano

And Everything is Still
by Andy Scott (b. 1966)

by Heitor Villa Lobos (1887 - 1959)
I. Anime
II. Lent
III. Tres Anime

Piece en forme de Habanera
by Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)

Mi Bailaora
by David Salleras (b. 1980)

Aria and Finale
by John Carmichael (b. 1930)

One week's break for the
Cathedral's Festival of Flowers

Tuesday 5 June

Angela Zanders, piano

Variations in F minor
by Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)

Three Pieces from 'Das Jahr'
by Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel (1805 - 1847)

Armenian Bells
by Douglas Zanders (1918 - 2012)

L'isle joyeuse
by Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)

Tuesday 12 June

The Chagall Piano Quartet

Piano Quartet in E flat minor KV 493
by W.A. Mozart (1756 - 1791)
I. Allegro

Quartet for violin, viola, cello and piano in D minor (1918)
by William Walton (1902 - 1983)
I. Allegramente
II. Allegro scherzando
III. Andante tranquilo
IV. Allegro molto

Tuesday 19 June

Willemijn Steenbakkers, violin
Camilla Hessenberg, piano

'Après un rêve' (Op. 7, no.1)
from Trois mélodies
by Gabriel Faure (1845 - 1924)

Violin Sonata in A major
by César Franck (1822 - 1890)
I. Allegretto ben moderato
II. Allegro 
III. Ben moderato: Recitativo-Fantasia 
IV. Allegretto poco mosso

Tuesday 26 June

Kyoko Canaway, organ

Prelude in C minor BWV 546
by J S Bach (1685 - 1750)

Wir danken dir Herr Jesu Christ BuxWV 224
by Dietrich Buxtehude (1637 - 1707)

Herr Jesu Christ, ich Weiss gar wohl BuxWv 193
by Dietrich Buxtehude (1637 - 1707)

Heut triumphiert Gottes Sohn BWV 630
by J S Bach  (1685 - 1750)

Lied from 24 pieces en style libre, op. 31 (5)
by Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)

Carillon de Longpont from 24 pieces en style, op.31 (6)
by Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)

The Lord of Salisbury his Pavan
by Orlando Gibbons (1583 - 1625)
Adagio in E major
by Frank Bridge (1879 - 1941)

March upon Handel's 'Lift up your heads', op. 15, no. 2
by Alexandre Guillman (1837 - 1911)

Tuesday 3 July
Victor Ryabchikov, piano
Victor will bring his exquisite touch to a programme of
Rachmaninov, including Moment Musical, Glinka,
Two Noctures and Beethoven's Andante Favori,
among other favourites.

Victor has enchanted audience from the Peterhoff
Great Palace in St Petersburg to London's Wigmore Hall.

This concert has a retiring collection in aid
of the Chichester Cathedral Restoration & Development Trust.
Tuesday 10 July
Stephen Kovacevich, piano

Stephen makes a welcome debut at the Festival
with Bach's Prelude and Fugue No.4 in C sharp
minor and Schubert's Sonata No. 21 in B flat major.

Stephen has appeared with the world's finest
orchestras and conductors, including Bernard Haitink,
Kurt Masur, Simon Rattle and Georg Solti.

This concert has a retiring collection in aid
of the Chichester Cathedral Restoration & Development Trust.


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