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Lunchtime Recitals

Our popular series of lunchtime recitals at Leicester Cathedral returns for a new Summer season.

Taking place on the second and fourth Mondays in the month, all are welcome to take a break at the start of their week and enjoy performances from musicians drawn across the City and County.

Each performance will last approximately 45 minutes, starting at 12.30pm. Entry is free, with donations encouraged to support the work of the Cathedral.

Summer Season 2024

Monday 13 May
Ellis Thomas | Piano*

Monday 27 May
Philip Millward | Organ

Monday 10 June
Anna Crawford | Cello (+ Duet partner)*

Monday 24 June
Osnabruck Youth Choir

Monday 8 July
Leicestershire Music Strings Ensemble
Students aged 13–18, the LMSE performs a varied programme of summer chamber music including well-known quartets and octets. Directed by Phil Houghton.

Monday 9 September
Naomi Warburton | Violin (+ Duet quartet)*

Monday 14 October
Carys Barnes | Viola (+ Duet quartet)*

* with the Philharmonia Fellowship Scheme

Philharmonia Fellowship Scheme

The Philharmonia is a world-class symphony orchestra – based in London at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, resident in cities and at festivals across England, and streaming online, the Philharmonia creates thrilling performances for a global audience.

Here at Leicester Cathedral, we're thrilled to welcome Philharmonia Orchestra Instrumental Fellows for a series of recitals in a new partnership with this acclaimed orchestra. These recitals will take place throughout the year.