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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
Tuesday 20 February
Fraser Tannock, trumpet and Terence Allbright, piano

by Arthur Honegger (1892 - 1955)

Pièce en forme d'habanera
by Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)

by Eugene Bozza (1905 - 1991)

La scolopendre (The Centipede)
La cochinelle (The Ladybird)
both from L'insectarium
by Jean Françaix (1912 - 1997)

by Jean Françaix

La vallée des cloches (The Valley of Bells)
by Maurice Ravel

by Bohuslav Martinů (1890 - 1959)

Concert Etude Op. 49
by Alexander Goedicke (1877 - 1957)

Tuesday 27 February
Valentin Schiedermair, piano

Prelude and Fugue in E-flat major BWV 876
Prelude and Fugue in E-flat minor BWV 856
by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

Sonata in E minor Op. 90
by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)

Nocturne in G major Op. 37, no. 2
Ballade in G minor Op. 23
by Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)

Tuesday 6 March
Art-Ludeus Quartet, string quartet

String Quartet in F, Op. 96
'The American Quartet'
by Antonín Leopold Dvořák  (1841 - 1904)
I. Allegro ma no troppo
II. Lento
III. Molto vivace
IV. Finale: vivace ma non troppo

A world premiere by Bruno Newman - details to follow

Tuesday 13 March
Ben Cunningham, organ

Praeludium in C BuxWV 137
by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637 - 1707)

Andante sostenuto from Symphonie Gothique Op. 70
by Charles-Marie Widor (1844 - 1937)

Trio Sonata in E-flat BWV 525
by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

A fancie
by William Byrd (1538 - 1623)

Ciacona in E minor BuxWV 160
by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637 - 1707)

Paean from Six Pieces for Organ
by Herbert Howells (1892 - 1937)

We break for Easter

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

Programme details coming soon...
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)



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