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education and benefit claimants only £2 for EACH concert
(£5 for the May 2022 concert).


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Please note that the 2022 AGM will be held in June 2022.


Magnard Ensemble     


Concert No.1

Saturday 2nd October 2021 at 3pm
at Clonter Opera Theatre


Magnard Ensemble (Wind Quintet) 

Chloë Vincent (Flute), Mana Shibata (Oboe),
Joseph Shiner (Clarinet), Jonathan Farey (Horn)
and Catriona McDermid (Bassoon)


Making Music Selected Artists  

  “A hugely gifted ensemble of the younger generation,
the chemistry between the five young players is magical,
the maturity and sensitivity of their playing is a delight!”

- Paul Patterson - composer


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Tippett String Quartet and Emma Abbate     


Concert No.2

Saturday 23rd October 2021 at 3pm
at Clonter Opera Theatre


Tippett String Quartet
and Emma Abbate (Piano)

John Mills (Violin), Jeremy Isaac (Violin),
Lydia Lowndes-Northcott (Viola), Bozidar Vukotic (Cello)
and Emma Abbate (Piano)


Sponsored by The Stephen Dodgson Charitable Trust 

  “The Tippett Quartet’s performances are
little short of astonishing”

- The Times


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Callum Smart and Richard Uttley Richard Uttley's photo by Cathy Pyle    


Concert No.3

Saturday 20th November 2021 at 3pm
at Clonter Opera Theatre


Callum Smart (Violin)
and
Richard Uttley (Piano)


Making Music Selected Artists
and Supported by HCMS Members' Donations   


  “…the sincerity of Smart’s singing line is cause for celebration”
- Andrew Parker, International Record Review


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Budapest Café Orchestra     


Concert No.4

Saturday 11th December 2021 at 3pm
at Clonter Opera Theatre


Budapest Café Orchestra

Christian Garrick (Violin, Darabuka)
Eddie Hession (Accordion)
Adrian Zolotuhin (Guitar, Saz, Balalaika, Domra)
and Kelly Cantlon (Double Bass)


  “The fiery vivacity and awe-inspiring musicianship
of the finest purveyors of Eastern European
gypsy music this side of a Lada scrap heap will
leave you with a grin on your face
and rhythm in your feet…”

- The Times


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Ensemble 360     


Concert No.5

Saturday 22nd January 2022 at 3pm
at Clonter Opera Theatre


Ensemble 360

Benjamin Nabarro (Violin), Claudia Ajmone-Marsan (Violin),
Ruth Gibson (Viola), Gemma Rosefield (Cello),
Laurène Durantel (Double Bass), Matthew Hunt (Clarinet),
Amy Harman (Bassoon) and Naomi Atherton (Horn)


Sponsored by a Member of the Society   

  “one of the most adaptable chamber groups in the country”
- The Guardian


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Elias String Quartet and Robert Plane     


Concert No.6

Saturday 12th February 2022 at 3pm
at Clonter Opera Theatre


Elias String Quartet
and Robert Plane (Clarinet)

Sara Bitlloch (Violin), Donald Grant (Violin),
Simone van der Giessen (Viola), Marie Bitlloch (Cello)
and Robert Plane (Clarinet)


Supported by The Bliss Trust    

  “Few quartets at any stage of their
evolution have this much personality”

- Philadelphia Enquirer


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Young Musicians in Concert     


Concert No.7

Saturday 5th March 2022 at 3pm
at Clonter Opera Theatre


Young Musicians in Concert
Outstanding Students from Sir John Deane's College

Supported by Sir John Deane’s College   

  Sir John Deane's Sixth Form College at Northwich has a
lively and vibrant music department. Some of the students
have outstanding talents; a selection perform at
this concert. Similar concerts in the spring of
2015, 2017 and 2019 proved enormously popular.


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Martin Roscoe Photo by Eric Richmond    


Concert No.8

Saturday 19th March 2022 at 3pm
at Clonter Opera Theatre


Martin Roscoe (Piano)


Supported by HCMS 100 Club   

  “Martin Roscoe is unarguably one of the UK’s best loved
pianists and has been a supportive vice-president of
Holmes Chapel Music Society for many years.


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Mithras Piano Trio     


Concert No.9

Saturday 2nd April 2022 at 3pm
at Clonter Opera Theatre


Mithras Piano Trio

Ionel Manciu (Violin), Leo Popplewell (Cello)
and Dominic Degavino (Piano)


Sponsored by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust 

  The Mithras Piano Trio won the 10th Trondheim
International Chamber Music Competition in 2019.


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Sir Mark Elder and Hallé Principals     


50th Anniversary Celebratory Concert

Saturday 21st May 2022 at 8pm
at Clonter Opera Theatre


Sir Mark Elder and Hallé Principals

A Celebration of 50 wonderful years of Music Making
in the Heart of Cheshire, performed by
some of the best musicians in the country.


  This concert includes the Ogden Nash poems
set to Le Carnaval des Animaux by Saint-Saëns
read by Sir Mark Elder


 


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