Next Concert 18th December 2021

CELEBRATION CONCERT

Our next concert will be a celebration of both Christmas and the new piano recently arrived at Emmanuel. Harvey Davies and Benjamin Powell play a programme of music for two pianos. Mozart’s brilliant Sonata in D K. 448,  Schumann’s beautiful Andante and Variations, Op. 46, Ignaz Moscheles’ delightful ‘Hommage to Handel’ Op. 92 and two surprise items…

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We would like to offer a huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who continues to help make our concerts possible, particularly Bryan Fox and our volunteers. Please let us know if you would like to support us by volunteering.

We can’t wait to see you all again!

 We are friends and colleagues who draw on a wealth of experience gained through many years of music-making. Since our formation, we have given over 200 concerts, and have an enormous and varied repertoire of chamber music.
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Ignaz Pleyel

We take our name from the Classical composer Ignaz Pleyel (1757-1831), a brilliant musician and businessman, who, in addition to writing a large body of accessible chamber music, helped increase the popularity of this wonderful kind of music-making amongst amateurs and professionals as both music publisher and piano manufacturer in the early nineteenth century

Upcoming Concerts

Date City Venue
Concert: General
08/12/21 Chester Chester Music Society
Time: 7:30pm. Box office: 01244 678589. Address: St John’s Chambers, UHY Hacker Young, Love St. Quintets for piano and winds by Mozart, Beethoven and Lennox Berkeley plus Poulenc’s trio for oboe, bassoon and piano. Buy Tickets
18/12/21 Manchester Emmanuel Church
Time: 11:00am. Admission: £5. Address: 6 Barlow Moor Rd, Didsbury. A concert of music for two pianos with Ben Powell and Harvey Davies to include Mozart Sonata K. 448 in D major.
Concert: Beethoven PLUS!
29/01/22 Manchester Emmanuel Church
Time: 11:00am. Admission: £5. Address: 6 Barlow Moor Rd, Didsbury. Sarah’s back with Heather and Harvey for Beethoven’s wonderful trio Op.70, no. 2 in E flat and Mendelssohn’s ever-popular D minor piano trio Op. 49.
12/03/22 Manchester Emmanuel Church
Time: 11:00am. Admission: £5. Address: 6 Barlow Moor Rd, Didsbury. Sarah and Harvey continue their journey through Beethoven’s violin sonatas with perhaps the most frequently-played, his Op. 24 in F major ‘The Spring’. This is contrasted with Haydn’s extraordinary piano trio in F# minor.
27/03/22 Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: £20 or £5 (students). Jan L. Dussek F minor Quintet, Schubert ‘Trout’ Quintet and Haydn’s F# minor Piano Trio. Buy Tickets Concert Information
Concert: Beethoven PLUS!
23/04/22 Manchester Emmanuel Church
Time: 11:00am. Admission: £5. Address: 6 Barlow Moor Rd, Didsbury. Superstar guest James Gilchrist, one of Britain’s finest tenors, joins us for Beethoven’s masterpiece ‘An die ferne Geliebte’, Schubert’s ‘Einsamkeit’ and some of Beethoven’s British folksong settings with piano trio accompaniment.
18/06/22 Manchester Emmanuel Church
Time: 11:00am. Admission: £5. Address: 6 Barlow Moor Rd, Didsbury. Programme tba
02/10/22 Evesham, Worcestershire Evesham and District Music Club, All Saints Church
Time: 2:45pm. Address: Merstow Green. Programme to include Mozart and Beethoven Quintets for piano and winds and Poulenc’s Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano.

‘The Ensemble which thrilled us last season’

Rhyl Music Club

‘You are such wonderful communicators – both of the emotional range and variety of the music you played, and of your own infectious enjoyment – that Saturday’s concert was a very special one, hugely relished by the audience’

Banstead Arts Feb. 2020

‘The (Middlewich & District) Society enjoyed a performance by the Pleyel Ensemble that members said was both ‘enthralling and exciting’

Crewe Chronicle