Chester Cathedral is many things to many people: a vibrant community of worship, an ancient abbey, an archaeological treasure, a cultural hub, a centre of musical excellence and a unique blend of  medieval and modern history.

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The Very Reverend Professor Gordon McPhate
Dean of Chester

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Concerts & Events

Chester Philharmonic Orchestra play Beethoven and Brahms

Saturday 5 March 2016 - Saturday 5 March 2016
Chester’s Symphony Orchestra under their Principal Conductor David Chatwin bring international soloist Qian Wu to The Cathedral in a performance of Brahms’ Violin Concerto. The programme will also include Beethoven’s Overture to Fidelio and his...
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Dreamers of Dreams, Chester Music Society Concert

Saturday 12 March 2016 - Saturday 12 March 2016
CMS Choir with Liverpool Sinfonia, soloists Margaret McDonald and Quentin Hayes, and conductor Graham Jordan Ellis present a programme of English works, including Walton’s ‘Belshazzar’s Feast’ and Elgar’s ‘Music Makers’, which are linke...
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Bach – St John Passion

Saturday 19 March 2016 - Saturday 19 March 2016
Choir of Chester Cathedral | Eighteenth Century Sinfonia | Philip Rushforth - conductor | Alison Rose - soprano | Marta Fontanals-Simmons - mezzo soprano | Nick Pritchard - tenor, Evangelist | Oliver Hunt - bass, Christus | Marcus Farnsworth -...
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