Music Festival Lunchtime Concerts

Music at Storyhouse Running from
Next event: Saturday 20 July at 12.30pm
  • Free (no booking required)
  • The Kitchen

Part of: Chester Music Festival

Throughout July and August Storyhouse will present a programme of lunchtime concerts completely free of charge.

12 family-friendly concerts will be performed across Storyhouse’s spaces by the best new young musicians.

Whether it’s over lunch, whilst browsing books or simply relaxing in the library, there’s a chance to listen to some fabulous free music.


Lunchtime Concert Lineup 

20th July – Lam Duo – Piano Duet 
Brothers Jason and Matthew Lam perform a variety of works for piano four-hand including Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole, Brahms Hungarian Dances and Poulenc Sonata for Piano Four Hands.  

21st July – Philip Sharp – Solo Piano
Pianist Philip Sharp will perform a Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition and a selection of Brahms Intermezzos.  

22nd July – Maxim Kinasov – Solo Piano
Pianist Maxim Kinasov presents a selection of works for solo piano including Rachmaninoff Etude Tableau No’s 2, 3 & 9, Brahms Variations on a theme by Paganini in A minor and Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No 3 in E major. 

24th July – Jasmin Allpress – Solo piano
Join pianist Jasmin Allpress for a varied programme of Haydn, Rachmaninoff, Barber and Macdowell. 

27th July – Andchuck – Contemporary Jazz Trio
Contemporary Jazz Trio Andchuck will be performing a selection of music from their new EP ‘For Now 

29th July – Josh Savage Trio

30th July – Savva Zvarev – Violin Solo
Violinist Savva Zvarev will perform all 24 of Paganini’s Caprices for Solo Violin in various locations around Storyhouse 

31st July – Jodie Buckland and Andrew Jones – Vocalist and piano
Jodie and Andrew perform a set of pop and jazz covers.  

1st August – Spin the Globe – Trio
Matt Campbell (guitar) Tom Chapman (bass) and Matt Brown (drums) play with a heavy emphasis on spontaneous collaborative improvisation, allowing themselves to draw upon all kinds of influences, from Pat Metheny and Lionel Loueke to Led Zeppelin and the Beatles.

2nd August – Simeon Evans duo 

3rd August – Elias Ackerley – Piano
Young pianist Elias Ackerley will perform Liszt Dante Sonata and Schumann’s Fantasiestüke to round off this year’s series of Lunchtime Concerts.  


Approx 60 mins

Upcoming events

Saturday 20 July 12.30pm The Kitchen
Sunday 21 July 12.30pm The Kitchen
Monday 22 July 12.30pm The Kitchen
Thursday 25 July 12.30pm The Kitchen
Saturday 27 July 12.30pm The Kitchen
Sunday 28 July 12.30pm The Kitchen
Monday 29 July 12.30pm The Kitchen
Tuesday 30 July 12.30pm The Kitchen
Wednesday 31 July 12.30pm The Kitchen
Thursday 1 August 12.30pm The Kitchen
Friday 2 August 12.30pm The Kitchen
Saturday 3 August 12.30pm The Kitchen

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