Adam Fairhall & Olivia Moore

Moore and Fairhall are a folk-jazz accordion and violin duo, based in Manchester. They bring together Indian Ragas, American Folk and jazz from all eras, resulting in music that is lyrical, passionate and highly rhythmic. Adam and Olivia met when they were selected for Edition VI of Serious’ prestigious ‘Take Five’ Artist Development Scheme and … Read more

Rachel Helleur Simcock & Gwilym Simcock

Rachel Helleur-Simcock is a member of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and The 12 Cellists of The Berlin Philharmonic. Together with International piano sensation Gwilym Simcock they will be presenting works by Saint-Saens, Fauré, Massenet, Popper and a new work by Gwilym Simcock. 5:00pm Pre-concert Early Bird meal at La Casa Mia (not included in the … Read more

Alex Rider

Alex Rider performs with major ensembles throughout the UK on both period and modern instruments. But his passion lies in research; going beyond the notes on the page to find the stories hidden within. An intimate feast of music for the harp, to include works by JS Bach, Saint-Saëns and Fauré, drawing connections between the … Read more

Trish Clowes & Ross Stanley

Trish Clowes and Ross Stanley have been carefully crafting their unique sound world over a number of years, appearing at Wigmore Hall (where Clowes is currently an Associate Artist), Queen Elizabeth Hall, Royal Festival Hall (with Stanley making use of the organ), Galway Jazz Festival, and Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Their programme will include music by … Read more

Craig Ogden

A household name to listeners of Classic FM and BBC Radio 3, both critically and popularly acclaimed with a string of No.1 recordings to his name, Australian born Craig Ogden is one of the most successful classical guitarists of his generation. We are delighted to welcome back Craig to perform for us once again here … Read more

Victoria Quartet

The Victoria String Quartet began life in 2017 in a swimming pool, with a gala concert for the historic Victoria Baths in Manchester. They have moved on from pools to concert platforms across the UK including Buxton Festival, Lake District Summer Music, Manchester (Bridgewater, RNCM and Stoller halls) and London. The programme will include Borodin’s … Read more

Dominic Degavino

We are delighted to welcome back to Sandbach pianist Dominic Degavino who performed for us so brilliantly in 2008. A prize winner at the Royal Over-seas League competition his programme for us is ‘A Song and Dance – piano pieces by Schumann and Liszt, with a sprinkling of something more unusual…’ 5:00pm Pre-concert Early Bird … Read more

SCS Young Musician of the Year Competition 2023

Calling all young musicians… enter our Young Musician of the year competition! Final 4th February 2023 at St Mary’s Church Send your application and video in by Sunday 4th December 2022 – details are on our website There are three age categories: Up to 10 years, 10-14 years, 14-18 years The winner of each category … Read more

Claire Cope & Friends

Brilliant musicians and new residents of Sandbach, pianist & composer Claire Cope, saxophonist Rob Cope, are joined by the stunning harp/vocals and double bass of Tara Minton, with Gavin Barras on bass and Johnny Hunter on drums. 5:00pm Pre-concert Early Bird meal at La Casa Mia (not included in the ticket) Why not make an … Read more

Peter Moore

From his brass band roots, Peter Moore became BBC Young Musician of the Year in May 2008, aged 12 years old! After studying at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester, Peter was announced as the co-principal trombonist of the London Symphony Orchestra, at 18 the youngest ever member of the orchestra. 5:00pm Pre-concert Early Bird … Read more