Out of the Shadows

Monday, 7 February 2022

Principal string players of Northern Chamber Orchestra in the ensemble's first visit to Chester

Northern Chamber Orchestra in Macclesfield in January 2022 (Photo Chris Payne)
Northern Chamber Orchestra in Macclesfield in January 2022 (Photo Chris Payne)

Over the weekend there is a chance to hear musicians from the string section of the Northern Chamber Orchestra in more intimate mode, as the principal string players, led by artistic director Nicholas Ward (violin), perform a programme of string quartets, Haydn's String quartet in C op. 33 No. 3 Bird, Beethoven's String quartet in F op. 135, and Dvorák's String quartet op. 96 American in Christ Church in West Didsbury, Manchester (12/2/22) and Storyhouse, Chester (13/2/22), the ensemble's first visit to Chester.

Further ahead, in May, they return to both venues with a larger ensemble performing Rossini's String Sonata No. 3 in C, Mozart's Horn Quintet in E flat major, Richard Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel, Einmal Anders op. 28, Franz Hasenöhrl brilliant de-construction of Strauss' tone poem for quintet, and Beethoven Septet in E flat major op. 20.

Full details from the Northern Chamber Orchestra's website.

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