Classical Concerts

Classical Concert

Epiphany offer creative classical music concerts to suit a variety of audiences, including a wide range of musical styles including orchestral and chamber music, light classical and various jazz and contemporary/cross-cultural items, incorporating improvisations. We always end our concerts with the musicians moving out amongst the audience to play an improvised 'blessing'. We have performed throughout the UK, in venues from concert halls to community spaces, from people's homes to government buildings! We put on a regular 'Sunday Evening Coffee Concert' series at Poynton Methodist Church (see flyer below for information on our 2019/20 series) and also our regular 'Classics at Christmas' series in St George's Church, Poynton. performances over the last few years have included performances in Westminster Hall (Houses of Parliament in London), The European Parliament in Brussels, Northern Ireland, France, Hong Kong and Vietnam as well as in churches and community halls all over the UK.




Upcoming Classical Concerts


Epiphany Event

Classics at Christmas

Join Epiphany for their ever popular 'Classics at Christmas' concerts on 17th Dec at St George's Church in Poynton: 6pm (SOLD OUT) and repeated at 8.15pm (Spaces still available). Programme includes Corelli's 'Christmas Concerto', Albinoni's 'Adagio' and other Christmas favourites. Suggested donation £15. Booking in advance ONLY from 01625 858802.

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Recent Classical Concerts

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany's musicians enjoyed performing a Sunday Evening Coffee Concert at Poynton Methodist Church on 28th Nov 2021. The programme included Haydn's 'Gypsy' Trio and Schumann's Piano Quintet.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany enjoyed performing a Sunday Evening Coffee Concert on 3rd October. The programme included music by Mozart, Brahms, Schubert and a World Premiere of a new piece 'Heaven' by Peter Richards.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany's two Coffee Concert at Poynton Methodist Church on 27th June were a great success. Despite Covid restrictions, our audiences thoroughly enjoyed the programme, which included music by Handel, Bach, Grieg & Strauss, Pachelbel's Canon, Songs from 'My Fair Lady' and a final blessing

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Online Coffee Concert

On May 1st, Epiphany premiered another online Coffee Concert on YouTube. The programme included music by Mozart, Bach, Debussy, Tchaikovsky and others, plus some fun items and a final improvised 'Blessing'. Click 'read more' to access the concert, or go to our YouTube channel (link at the bottom of this page)

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Online Coffee Concert

Epiphany premiered another online Coffee Concert on 6th March. The programme, which can still be watched, includes music by Mozart, Dvořák, Fauré, Debussy, Borodin and others, plus some fun items and a final improvised 'Blessing'. Click 'read more' to access the concert, or go to our YouTube channel (link at the bottom of this page)

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Online Coffee Concert

Epiphany premiered an online Coffee Concert on YouTube on Saturday 30th January at 7.30pm. The programme included beautiful chamber music by Mozart & Schubert, Celtic folk tunes, theme tunes from major feature films and a final improvised 'Blessing'. Click the 'Read More' button to watch the concert.

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Classics at Christmas concerts

Classics at Christmas online 2020 is now available on YouTube. Click 'Read More' to watch or follow the link to our YouTube channel at the bottom of this page.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concerts

Epiphany enjoyed performing two 45 minute long socially distanced Coffee Concerts at Poynton Methodist Church on 1st November.

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Chester Cathedral event

Epiphany enjoyed performing an hour-long programme of classical and improvised music in Chester Cathedral on 14th October as part of a modern day slavery exhibition. Click to watch a highlights video from this concert.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany enjoyed presenting another Sunday Evening Coffee Concert on Sunday 2nd February. We performed an evening of light classics including Ladies in Lavender Theme tune, My Heart will go on (Titanic theme tune), and music by Mozart, Rachmaninov, Fauré, Borodin and others.

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Concert in Pott Shrigley

Epiphany enjoyed putting on a candlelit concert of light classics at Pott Shrigley Church (Cheshire). The programme included Mozart's 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik', Pachelbel's Canon, Ladies in Lavender theme tune, a song selection featuring soprano Sarah Williamson - and a number of improvisations.

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Classics at Christmas concerts

Epiphany enjoyed performing their annual 'Classics at Christmas' concerts at St George's Church in Poynton on 20th & 21st December. We were joined by soloists Rik Roberts (classical guitar) & Sarah Williamson (soprano).

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Manchester City Centre Carol Services

Epiphany enjoyed providing the music for the annual Manchester City Centre Carol Services on 19th December.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany enjoyed performing a programme of music by Brahms, Holst, Debussy, Kurt Weill and Schubert at their Sunday Evening Coffee Concert at Poynton Methodist Church on 24th November.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

On Sun 29th September, Epiphany enjoyed performing Schubert's String Quintet at the first concert in their 2019/20 series of Sunday Evening Coffee Concerts at Poynton Methodist Church.

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Weekend in Skipton

Epiphany made a return visit to Skipton on 12th & 13th July 2019. We performed a classical concert on Fri 12th July at Christ Church and then played Sound Portraits in Craven Court shopping arcade for passers by on the morning of Sat 13th July.

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Sound Portraits in Swanwick, Derbys.

Epiphany enjoyed playing Sound Portraits and also a classical concert for a private conference at the Hayes Conference Centre in Swanwick (Derbys) from 24th to 26th June

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Childswickham, Worcs.

Epiphany enjoyed an inspiring weekend in the beautiful village of Childswickham (in the Cotswolds) on 15th & 16th June 2019 playing Sound Portraits and giving a light classical concert.

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Sunday evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany enjoyed putting on another of their Sunday Evening Coffee Concerts at Poynton Methodist Church to a large, enthusiastic audience. We presented a programme of light classics including music by Dvorak, Mozart, Bach - as well as 'Monti's 'Czardas' and 'Ladies in Lavender' theme tune.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany enjoyed putting on another of their Sunday Evening Coffee Concerts at Poynton Methodist Church on 28th April to a large, enthusiastic audience. We performed an evening of Irish Celtic music featuring Nigel Cameron (Irish Whistles/vocals), Julie Cameron-Hall (Fiddle/vocals), Phil Hart (guitar) and other local Epiphany friends.

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Ramsbottom weekend

Epiphany enjoyed playing Sound Portraits and a light classical concert in Ramsbottom on 23rd & 24th March.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany performed another of their Sunday Evening Coffee Concerts at Poynton Methodist Church on 24th February to a large, appreciate audience. We played a programme of Mozart, Schubert and César Franck.

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Classics at Christmas

Epiphany gave two performances of their their annual 'Classics at Christmas' concerts at St George's Church on 21st & 22nd December 2018 to full houses who clearly loved the varied programme we offered!

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Manchester City Centre Carol Services

Epiphany provided the music for the ever-popular annual Manchester City Centre Carol Service on Thurs 20th Dec in Methodist Central Hall

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Vietnam

Epiphany had a wonderful time in Vietnam collaborating with the talented young Vietnamese pianist, Trang Trinh. This visit took years of planning and involved some exciting concerts in Hanoi including a new piece, specially written by composer Peter Richards for Trang and Epiphany featuring Vietnamese folk tunes. We also offered Sound Portraits at several of the events.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany performed a programme of Schubert & Beethoven at a Sunday Evening Coffee Concert at Poynton Methodist Church on 30th September.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany performed another of their Sunday Evening Coffee Concerts at Poynton Methodist Church. The programme included Mozart Divertimento in D K136 and Mozart Clarinet Quintet with guest clarinettist Nick Rodwell.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany performed another of their Sunday Evening Coffee Concerts at Poynton Methodist Church on Sunday 22nd April. They presented a programme of light jazz and Scottish folk music with Andrew Whettam and friends.

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[email protected] concert

Epiphany put on a special fund-raising concert in aid of [email protected] at St George's Church, Poynton on 3rd March - with a popular programme including Pachelbel's Canon, Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Bach Air on the G string and some light jazz. Guests soloists were Sarah Williamson (soprano) & Dave Hart (flute)

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Orchestral Concert at All Souls Langham Place

On 24th February, Epiphany joined members of the Musicians Network and other musician friends to put on a remarkable concert of specially written music for full symphony orchestra in a unique concert at All Souls Church, Langham Place in Central London, including 4 world premieres, with guest solo soprano, April Frederick

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany performed another of their Sunday Evening Coffee Concerts at Poynton Methodist Church on 4th Feb 2018. We offered an evening of light classics including music by Telemann, Respighi, Handel & Rossini (amongst others) with solo soprano Sarah Williamson and flautist, Nicola Gerrard

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Classics at Christmas

Epiphany performed their annual 'Classics at Christmas' concert at St George's Church in Poynton on 22nd December 2017, featuring a programme of light classics and Christmas music, including Celtic music with Irish whistle player Nigel Cameron and singer Julie Cameron-Hall.

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Manchester City Centre Carol Services

Epiphany provided the music for the annual Manchester City Centre lunchtime Carol Services in Manchester Town Hall on 21st December 2017.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany performed another of their Sunday Evening Coffee Concerts at Poynton Methodist Church on 26th November. The audience were treated to a programme of a Mozart Piano Trio and a Dvorak Piano Quartet.

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany's opening concert of the 2017/18 Coffee Concert series at Poynton Methodist Church was a great success. Wonderdful music by Haydn and Borodin - and wonderful home made cakes to welcome the audience!

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Concert in Tardebigge (W. Midlands)

On 15th September, Epiphany gave a very warmly received classical concert, including Sound Portraits, at St Bartholomew’s Church in Tardebigge (Worcs).

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Sunday Evening Coffee Concert

Epiphany performed a light jazz programme at their Sunday Evening Coffee Concerts at Poynton Methodist Church on 30th April.

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The River - an Improvised Oratorio

Instrumentalists from the Musicians Network and Epiphany joined soprano April Fredrick and countertenor Péter Bozi, for a ground-breaking performance of an improvised Oratorio at St Sepulchre's Church in central London on 28th April.

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Shrivenham weekend

Epiphany performed a classical concert, including Sound Portraits, on Sat 4th Feb at St Alban’s Church in Watchfield, near Shrivenham in Oxfordshire. St Alban's Church serves the Defence Academy in Shrivenham. On the Sunday morning Epiphany were involved in another community event at St Alban's Church.

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Classics at Christmas

Epiphany enjoyed playing at their annual 'Classics at Christmas' concert at St George's Poynton on Fri 16th Dec at 7.30pm. We were joined by guest soloists Julian Poore (trumpet) and Sarah Richards (soprano). The programme included Corelli's Christmas Concerto, Tchaikovsky Waltz from Serenade for Strings, John Williams Schindler's List and a Christmas selection

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Light classical concert in West Sussex

Epiphany performed a concert of light classics at YWAM Holmsted Manor on a beautiful Summer's evening in July 2016. The charity concert raised money for work with refugees.

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Concert in Chippenham

Epiphany featured at an evening event in Chippenham, Wilts on 7th May, playing a light classical programme, speaking about their work and offering Sound Portraits to members of the audience

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Classics at Christmas

Epiphany's ever-popular 'Classics at Christmas' concert at St George's Church Poynton in December 2015 featured guest oboe soloist Amy Roberts. The programme included Holst 'St Paul's Suite, Albinoni Oboe Concerto and a Christmas selection.

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Videos

Classics at Christmas online Dec 2020

During the Covid lockdown, we've put together an online version of our ever-popular 'Classics at Christmas' concert. Introduced by Richard Williamson, this is a highlights video from Epiphany's Classics at Christmas concerts over the last 5 years. including music by William Boyce, Haydn and Albinoni as well as several Christmas delights and a final improvised 'blessing'. The main concert starts 15 minutes in the video.

Music Across Borders: Epiphany in Vietnam

Music Across Borders: Epiphany in Vietnam. In October/November 2018, members of Epiphany travelled to Vietnam for a week-long collaboration with young Vietnamese pianist, Trang Trinh. This documentary is the story of that trip.

Miss Johnston - a Celtic reel

Miss Johnston - a Celtic reel performed by Epiphany at their Classics at Christmas concert Dec 2017. This performance features on our 'Classics at Christmas Live' CD released Nov 2019.

Bach Oboe & Violin Concerto

Bach Oboe & Violin Concerto in Dm performed at a Classics at Christmas concert in December 2018. This performance features on our 'Classics at Christmas Live' CD released Nov 2019.

Epiphany in Vietnam - Community Outreach

In November 2018 Epiphany visited Vietnam. One of the main highlights for us was a concert playing in the courtyard of a community housing estate in Hanoi. The people came out of their houses to enjoy the music - young and old. They smiled, danced, clapped and cheered! We also played several Sound Portraits for people who lived in the houses surrounding us.

Vivaldi 4 violin concerto

Vivaldi 4 violin concerto performed by Epiphany at their Classics at Christmas concert Dec 2017

Mendelssohn Octet

Mendelssohn String Octet performed by Epiphany at a Sunday Evening Coffee Concert in June 2011

Classics at Christmas Live promo

Promo video for Epiphany's new CD for Christmas which Is NOW AVAILABLE to purchase from the media page on our website.

Bach Brandenburg Concerto no 3

Epiphany Performing Bach Brandenburg Concerto no 3 at their 'Classics at Christmas' concert Dec 2014

Beethoven String Quartet op 18 no 2

Beethoven String Quartet op 18 no 2 performed at a Sunday Evening Coffee Concert in April 2015