L'Orchestra dell'Arte

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Lunchtime at the Atkinson


Orchestra dell’Arte in Southport!


On the first Monday of the month players from the orchestra and their guests perform short lunchtime concerts at The Atkinson on Lord Street commencing at 1.00pm. So why not take a 45-minute break for some easy listening over a cup of tea or coffee?

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Monday 9th April 2018

  • Elgar – String Quartet

ODA soloists

Monday 14th May 2018

  • Dvorak – American Quartet
  • Pavel Fischer – Morava Quartet

Atesh Quartet

Monday 4th June 2018

  • Music for oboe and strings

Jonathan Small and the Liverpool Philharmonic Oboe Quintet

Monday 2nd July 2018

  • Four hands at one piano

Including music by Mozart, Debussy and Dvorak.

John Gough and Tom Kimmance

Monday 6th August 2018

  • Schubert Octet

ODA String and Wind Players

Monday 3rd September 2018

  • Violin and Piano

RNCM graduate Claire Roberts joins with Tom Kimmance in a lovely programme of duets.

Monday 8th October 2018

  • Julian Boyce

A member of Welsh National Opera, Julian will sing Vaughan Williams’s Songs of Travel.

Monday 5th November 2018

  • Double Tootin’ Flutes

By huge popular demand, Pete and Jeff return for another fun and musical session this lunchtime.

Monday 10th December 2018

  •  Goran Stevanovic

Straight from his St George’s Hall UNESCO concert the day before, Goran plays some of the best music for accordion.

Monday 7th January 2019

  • Jon Gjylaci – guitar

By popular request, classical sensation Jon Gjylaci returns to bring us another lovely, sunny programme of music for solo guitar.

Monday 4th February 2019

  • Old and New with the Dell’Arte String Quartet

Captive Thoughts – Wendy Dickinson

An evocative, bold and romantic new work that explores through music what it is like to have a nagging thought you cannot escape from.

Borodin String Quartet No. 2 in D major

Written in 1881 and said to have been dedicated to Borodin’s wife Ekaterina Protopova as a 20th anniversary gift evoking the couple’s first meeting in Heidelberg. You will recognise the famous third movement ‘Notturno’.

Monday 4th March 2019

  • Hope Trio

Our friends from Manchester the Hope Trio will perform a programme for winds including Peter Hope, Poulenc and Glinka. Prepare to be amazed!

Monday 1st April 2019

  • The cello world of Jacques Offenbach and David Popper

Some of Dell’Arte’s cellists and their pianist come together to play music by two composers who come from similar backgrounds as both of their fathers were Synagogue cantors. Another unusual but accessible lunchtime concert for you.



Orchestra dell’Arte makes every effort to avoid making changes
to published programmes but, in special circumstances,
reserves the right to do so.