Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

For a toe tapping interlude to your day, why not visit the Cramphorn Studio, where music is on the menu most Wednesday Lunchtimes.


Tantalise your musical tastebuds with a varied programme brought to you by talented local artists and professional musicians, from jazz to classical, woodwind to strings and a generous helping of fine vocals.




The Cramphorn Foyer offers drinks and bar snacks.


Wednesday 17 February - What Four are Penny, Kevin and Ian on various single reeds, joined by Jeffery at the piano.

Wednesday 24 February - Alva Musica - Formed by two young professional musicians on flute and piano, Alva Musica is very proud to offer an exciting and varied recital with the best examples of Latin and Spanish repertoire adapted and arranged for the ensemble. With more than 10 years of experience playing in all kind of events, the duet will introduce all the pieces in a trip to their home culture. 
A relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm for our special needs friends.

Wednesday 2 March - New Hall School - Music from New Hall School’s Music Scholars

Wednesday 9 March - Exchanging Blows look forward to returning to the Cramphorn Studio with their usual varied repertoire, including some new repertoire that is sure to excite.

Wednesday 16 March - There will be no Lunchtime Concert this week. 

Wednesday 23 March - John and Una Human return to the Cramphorn Studio  with a fine program of music for cello and piano.

Wednesday 30 March - ‘Camira’ (aboriginal word for ‘the wind’) - Hazel, Carol, Imogen and Clare offer music for various wind instruments.
A relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm for our special needs friends.

Wednesday 6 April - Chego - The Chelmsford Guitar Orchestra return under their director Roger Montgomery.

Wednesday 13 April - Megan Hill and Tim Carey - An exciting program of violin and piano repertoire which includes Beethoven, Delius and Shostakovich. This concert will be held in the Civic Theatre.

Wednesday 20 April - Mike Chapman returns to the Cramphorn Studio with his eclectic mix of solo guitar music.

Wednesday 27 April - Marianne Olyver and Nigel Yandell return with music related to their celebrated project ‘Postcards from Europe’ (see the newsletter interview).
A relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm for our special needs friends.

Wednesday 4 May - Jane Parker and Jeffery Wilson join musical forces in a recital of original and well-loved vocal music.

Wednesday 11 May - Christopher Weston on piano makes a welcome return with a programme of romantic music.

Wednesday 18 May - Ruth and Roger Montgomery perform a flute and guitar recital.

Wednesday 25 May - ‘Keepsake’ are Sue Handscombe (recorders) and Hans Montanana (piano). Our regular audience members will remember their engaging stagecraft and poised musicianship.
A relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm for our special needs friends.


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Relaxed performances

Monthly 'relaxed' performances for our special needs friends in the community take place on a monthly basis. Jeffery Wilson, the organiser of the Lunchtime Concerts, offers interactive piano, percussion and vocal work. These will start at 2.15pm. All are welcome.


Relaxed performances will take place on:

Wednesday 24 February
Wednesday 30 March
Wednesday 27 April
Wednesday 25 May

If you can, please let us know in advance if you will be attending the 'relaxed' performance by calling the Box Office on 01245 606505.



Dates & Times

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 2 March 2016 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 9 March 2016 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 - 1:00pm

Ticket Price

Suggested donation: £1.00

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