Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


Chester Cathedral
Saint Werburgh Street


Mykola LeontovychCarol of the Bells
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsFantasia on Greensleeves


Ian McMillan – Poet
Graham Jordan Ellis – Conductor

Chester Music Society Choir
Chester Philharmonic Orchestra

Programme Note

Come and celebrate a family Christmas with carols and seasonal music from the Chester Music Society Choir and Chester Philharmonic Orchestra. Enjoy the humour of Ian McMillan, The Bard of Barnsley, returning for a second visit to Chester following his outstanding success with the Music Society in 2014. As an added treat he is bringing a new “Carol for Chester” written especially by Ian for the Choir, with music by Luke Carver Goss. Another CMS Choir Christmas concert full of fun and surprises!

Ian McMillan

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