Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

For a toe tapping interlude to your day, why not visit the Cramphorn Theatre, 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 4 March - Figaro and Friends showcase some fresh
faces plus some more established professional singers for a matinee of Opera, Operetta and Musicals.


Wednesday 11 March - George Stewart with Tom Lawry and Jeffery
at the piano for his degree recital on Saxophone. An opportunity for us to support this musician in a 'live' exam situation.


Wednesday 18 March - There will not be a concert this week.


Wednesday 25 March - SAXOLOGY enter their 26th year together in
style with a lunchtime recital of some of their
favourite Saxophone Quartet music.

A relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm for our special needs friends.


Wednesday 1 April - "A Beautiful Dream” Ian Haywood our local
composer returns for a performance of material from his latest album. Not to be missed.


Wednesday 8 April - Megan Hill plays the violin, featuring exciting
violin repertoire including works by Barber, Prokofiev and Beethoven. At the piano, her dear mother Fiona Hill.


Wednesday 15 April - Chego - (Chelmsford Classical Guitar Orchestra) guitar players are passionate about what can be done with six nylon strings stretched across a wooden box. Add melody, harmony, bass, multiply by the group of twelve guitarists and the possibilities are limitless. Melodically satisfying and harmonically interesting.


Wednesday 22 April - There will not be a concert this week.


Wednesday 29 April - Exchanging Blows. This popular ensemble
returns with an entertaining programme in a variety of styles on clarinets, saxes and piano.

A relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm for our special needs friends.


Wednesday 6 May - A Bunch of Roses - Students and friends of Paul Rose join Jeffery for a recital of music from teacher and pupils.


Wednesday 13 May - Vega Wind Trio: Duke Dobing on flute, Christopher Hooker on oboe, Charles Hine on clarinet and bass clarinet. This exciting and versatile group presents a varied programme ranging from the Baroque to breathtaking virtuosity.


Wednesday 20 May - Joanne Claeys and Elizabeth Worth present music for solo trumpet and clarinet, with Jonathan Pease on piano.


Wednesday 27 May - Holly Putt returns to the Cramphorn by popular demand with Jeffery at the piano in a programme of diverse vocal music sure to delight.

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 following one of our 'regular' concerts. All are welcome.


Relaxed performances will take place on:

Wednesday 25 March
Wednesday 29 April
Wednesday 27th 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, 1 April 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 6 May 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 - 1:00pm

Ticket Price

Suggested donation: £1.00

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