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THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

CHESTER: London organist Anthony Gritten plays music by Bach, Litaize, Peeters, Couperin and Messiaen, in his lunchtime organ rectal in Chester Cathedral at 1.10pm. Admission £5.45, concessions £4.50.

LIVERPOOL: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Alan Buribayev with soloist Alice Sara Ott (piano), perform works by Brahms, Liszt, Prokofiev and Ravel at the Philharmonic Hall in Hope Street at 7.30pm. Tickets £36-£13. Call 0151 709 3789 or visit www.liverpoolphil.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12

MANCHESTER: BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Antonello Manacorda with soloist Lisa Larsson (soprano), perform works by Benjamin Britten and Beethoven at the Bridgewater Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £34-£10. Call 0161 907 9000 or visit www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15

CHESTER: Lunchtime concert by Helen Bywater and Colin Blamey (clarinets) and Russell Lomas (piano) at 12.45pm at the Wesley Church Centre, St John Street. Admission £3.

LIVERPOOL: Kate Royal (soprano) and Malcolm Martineau (piano) prform works by Schubert, Wolf and Richard Strauss in St George’s Hall Concert Room at 7.30pm. Tickets £25. Call 0151 709 3789 or visit www.liverpoolphil.com.

MANCHESTER: Entry to the Orchestra - Join Stephen Threlfall, director of music at Chetham’s School of Music, for a friendly introduction to the orchestra, its instruments and their music, at the Bridgewater Hall at 6pm. Tickets £10. Call 0161 907 9000 or visit www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16

LIVERPOOL: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Vasily Petrenko with soloist Jack Liebeck (violin), perform works by Grieg, Sibelius and Tchaikovsky at the Philharmonic Hall in Hope Street at 7.30pm. Tickets £36-£13. Call 0151 709 3789 or visit www.liverpoolphil.com.

MANCHESTER: Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society presents Piano 4 Hands piano duo - Joseph Tong and Waka Hasegawa - performing works by Briten, Debussy, Poulenc and John McCabe at the Bridgewater Hall at 1.10pm. Tickets £9. Ring 0161 907 9000 or visit www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk.

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME: Absolution Saxophone Quartet present an evening of classical and contemporary music at the New Vic Theatre, Etruria Road, at 7.30pm. Tickets £19.50-£17.50. Call 01782 717962 or visit www.newvictheatre.org.uk.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17

CHESTER: Philip Rushforth plays music by Buxtehude, Stanley, Bach, Darke and Vierne, in his lunchtime organ rectal in Chester Cathedral at 1.10pm. Admission £5.45, concessions £4.50. Accompanied children under 16 free.

LIVERPOOL: Lunchtime concert featuring Ian Buckle (piano), Ruth Davies (oboe), Tom Verity (clarinet), Tim Jackson (horn) and Helen Peller (bassoon) performing works by Beethiven and Mozart at the Philharmonic Hall in Hope Street at 1.05pm. Tickets £6. Call 0151 709 3789 or visit www.liverpoolphil.com.

LIVERPOOL: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Vasily Petrenko with soloist Jack Liebeck (violin), perform works by Grieg, Sibelius and Tchaikovsky at the Philharmonic Hall in Hope Street at 7.30pm. Tickets £36-£13. Call 0151 709 3789 or visit www.liverpoolphil.com.

MANCHESTER: The Halle, conducted by Andre de Ridder with soloist Saleem Abboud Ashkar (piano), perform works by Ligeti, Beethoven and Brahms at the Bridgewater Hall in Lower Mosley Street at 7.30pm. Tickets £36-£10. Call 0161 907 9000 or visit www.halle.co.uk.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19

MANCHESTER: The Halle, conducted by Oliver Gooch with soloist Craig Ogden (guitar), perform works by Chabrier, Rodrigo, Falla, Bizet and Ravel at the Bridgewater Hall in Lower Mosley Street at 7.30pm. Tickets £38-£16.50. Call 0161 907 9000 or visit www.halle.co.uk.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22

CHESTER: Lunchtime concert by Chetham's School of Music pianists at 12.45pm at the Wesley Church Centre, St John Street. Admission £3.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

CHESTER: Chester Music Society Club present the Jacquin Trio - Jessica Grimes (clarinet), Zoe Matthews (viola) and Charis Cheung (piano) - in concert at St Mary’s Centre at 7.30pm. Admission £5. Call 01928 787496 or visit www.chestermusicsociety.org.uk.

MANCHESTER: The Halle, conducted by Okko Kamu with soloist Evgenia Rubinova (piano), perform works by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky and Brahms at the Bridgewater Hall in Lower Mosley Street at 7.30pm. Tickets £38-£16.50. Call 0161 907 9000 or visit www.halle.co.uk.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

MANCHESTER: The Halle, conducted by Okko Kamu with soloist Evgenia Rubinova (piano), perform works by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky and Brahms at the Bridgewater Hall in Lower Mosley Street at 2.15pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £38-£16.50. Call 0161 907 9000 or visit www.halle.co.uk.

WARRINGTON: Northern Chamber Orchestra featuring soloist Jennifer Pike (violin), performing works by Fauré and Beethoven, at the Parr Hall in Palmyra Square at 7.30pm. Tickets £15, £7, 18 and under free. Call 01925 601617 or visit www.pyramidparrhall.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26

CHESTER: Chester Bach Singers invite you to come and sing Mendelssohn's Elijah. This is an opportunity for all singers, including members of church choirs, to rehearse and perform Mendelssohn's Elijah with Chester Bach Singers and young professional soloists at St Mary's Church in Handbridge from 1-6.30pm. Singers £16, full time students £10. Booking form available from chesterbachsingers.org.uk. Any queries telephone 01244 383746, 01829 770104 or 01829 720283.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27

MANCHESTER: The Halle, conducted by Okko Kamu with soloist Evgenia Rubinova (piano), perform works by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky and Brahms at the Bridgewater Hall in Lower Mosley Street at 7.30pm. Tickets £38-£16.50. Call 0161 907 9000 or visit www.halle.co.uk.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30

CHESTER: Chester Music Society Club present Chester Young Musicians of the Year in concert at St Mary’s Centre at 7.30pm. Admission £5. Call 01928 787496 or visit www.chestermusicsociety.org.uk.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 31

MANCHESTER: The Halle, conducted by Sir Mark Elder with soloist Christine Rice (mezzo soprano), perform works by Britten, Ravel and Janacek at the Bridgewater Hall in Lower Mosley Street at 7.30pm. Tickets £38-£16.50. Call 0161 907 9000 or visit www.halle.co.uk.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2

MANCHESTER: Manchester Camerata presents The Four Seasons - Camerata's mesmerising lead violinist, Giovanni Guzzo, takes centre stage in this unmissable concert featuring one of the most famous and well-loved of all classical works, Vivaldi's The Four Seasons at the Royal Northern College of Music in Oxford Road at 7.30pm. Tickets £26, £19. Ring 0161 907 5555 or visit www.rncm.ac.uk for details.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5

MOLD: North Wales Jazz Society presents Jim Hart’s MJQ in the Clwyd Room at Clwyd Theatr Cymru at 8pm. Tickets £12, concessions £10. Call 0845 330 3565 or visit www.clwyd-theatr-cymru.co.uk.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24

MOLD; Celebrity Classical Concert Season continues with harpist Catrin Finch performing Bach’s Goldberg Variations in the Anthony Hopkins Theatre at Clwyd Theatr Cymru at 7.30pm. Tickets £16, concessions £14. Call 0845 330 3565 or visit www.clwyd-theatr-cymru.co.uk.

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