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Summer Festival 22nd - 30th June

Keeping music live in the community

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London Handel Players
Katona Twins
Schubert Quintet
Audience listening
Youth Quartets
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Liverpool Wind Collective
Celtic Elegy
Christmas concert
Adrian Butterfield
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Wirral Youth Brass
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"Wonderful ... we’re so glad we discovered it last year!"

"Delightfully enjoyable and uplifting."

"Loved the interaction ... and obviously the music was wonderful!"

Audience Survey, 2023

What's On in 2024

Our Summer Festival 2024 will take place from Saturday 22nd - Sunday 30th June.

£1 for every ticket sold goes to Age UK Wirral. Please help us support this local and worthy cause.

Look out for our Community Pop Ups. Our next free performances will be at The Station Master's House, Willaston, on Sunday 26th May, 11am & 12pm.

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Wirral Youth Brass

We are delighted to welcome back Wirral Youth Brass to the old Pacific Road tram shed, as they demonstrate their incredible talent and love of playing in a programme of popular family classics.

Saturday 22nd June, 2.30pm
Pacific Road Tram Shed

Free Entry

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Festival Friends' Reception

Enjoy a glass of prosecco and a live performance by the Festival Players in the intimate atmosphere of The Little Fox. Meet the musicians and share the music with other supporters of the festival. 

Tuesday 25th June, 6.30pm
The Little Fox, Thornton Hough

Festival Friends and Sponsors Event

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The Leenhardt Trio

Join the Marie Leenhardt Trio in the beautiful acoustic of St Mary's Church and be transported by the sounds of harp, flute and viola in an evening of exquisite French music.

Friday 28th June, 7.30pm
St Mary's Church, Eastham

Tickets £0 - £20

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Youth String Quartet Academy

The festival's very own Youth String Quartet Academy offers you a chance to hear some of Wirral's most gifted young string players, as they display the skill and passion they have developed for making music together.

Saturday 29th June, 11.30am
n Art Gallery, Birkenhead

Tickets £0 - £10 

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A Soldier's Tale

Narrated by international opera star Jennifer Johnston and directed by Thelma Handy, Stravinsky's A Soldier's Tale tells of a young soldier who sells his violin - and his soul - to the devil.

Saturday 29th June, 7.30pm
Jubilee Centre, Wallasey

Tickets £0 - £20

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Family Concert

Bring the whole family to our family show The Weather Walk! Full of art, song and movement, our ever-popular concert for all ages will be packed with live music and participation - and plenty of fun!

Sunday 30th June, 11.30am
Neston Town Hall

Tickets £0 - £10 

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Wirral Composers Showcase

This year we offer the chance to hear works by some of Wirral's finest composers, from Cyril Scott to present day composers Gary Carpenter, Isabelle Ryder, Mihkel Kerem, Ian Stephens and Stephen Hough.

Sunday 30th June, 2.30pm
Upton Hall School

Tickets £0 - £12 

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Our festival closes in style with the award-winning Kabantu. All multi-instrumentaliststheir programme will be inspired by folk music from around the globe and will be packed with virtuosity, creativity and originality.

Sunday 30th June, 7pm
Heswall Hall

Tickets £0 - £20 

Can you help us make even more music?

Wirral Chamber Music Festival is a not-for-profit organisation with one aim: to spread the appreciation of chamber music across all of Wirral, by hosting a wide variety of events throughout the year. Ticket sales do not cover our costs and we rely on sponsorship and donations to make these events possible. If you too believe in the power of live music, please help us reach more people with even more music by making a small donation. Thank you!

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