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Northern Chamber Orchestra returns to the stage in December
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Northern Chamber Orchestra returns to the stage in December

The Northern Chamber Orchestra, the oldest professional chamber ensemble in the North West of England, returns to the stage on Saturday 5th December to play two concerts for socially distanced audiences. The concerts take place at the orchestra’s Macclesfield home, the Heritage Centre, and run for an hour each. The programme has been planned with social distancing guidelines in mind, meaning less space for musicians on the stage. The NCO’s leader and Artistic Director Nicholas Ward (violin) will lead a small ensemble in Haydn’s Violin Concerto in G major, a simple yet cheerfully lovely piece guaranteed to raise a smile. Either side of the Haydn, the NCO will also play a Mozart divertimento, Borodin’s beautiful Nocturne, and the twelfth of Mendelssohn’s string symphonies, written when h...