Rochdale MUSIC Society


The first Concert of the 2021-22 series will be held onSaturday, October 9th at 7.30pm in TOUCHSTONES, The Esplanade, Rochdale town centre OL16 1AQ.

It will feature the MERAKI DUO, flautist Meera Maharaj and Guitarist Jame Girling, playing a range of delightful music:

William Alwyn – Selections from Divertimento for solo flute
William Walton – Selections from Bagetteles for solo guitar 
Claude Debussy (arr Hoppstock) – Beau Soir 


Ástor Piazzolla – Bordel 1900, Cafe 1930 and Nightclub 1960
(from Histoire du Tango)
Rafael Marino Arcaro – À Norte, Rio Preto 
Fabiano do Nascimento (arr Meraki Duo) – Nanã
Quarteto Novo (arr Meraki Duo) – O Ovo

TICKETS AND BOOKING INFORMATION for all our upcoming concerts can be found by visiting  the newly rebranded Link4Life. 

CONCERT SERIES 2021 - 2022


You can read our Season's concert brochure here:


If YOU WANT TO GET IN TOUCH WITH US directly you can use the email link form below.

TICKETING INFORMATION  can be found and ADVANCE BOOKINGS can be made by visit the newly rebranded Rochdale Link4Life, which is now called YOURLIFE;

Tickets will still be available at the venue door on each occasion.

COMMITTEE The Society is run by a committee made up of Trustees. The present trustees are:

CHAIRMAN Shirley Mitchell BA, MEd.    VICE-CHAIRMAN  Graham Marshall     HON SECRETARY   Gill Dyson                   HON TREASURER  David Woonton 

OTHER MEMBERS    Allan Franklin     Garth Redford        Aileen Mallinder                                              PHOTOGRAPHER      Allan Franklin

SPONSORSHIP & DONATIONS  The Society is always extremely grateful for donations which will help make it possible to maintain the consistently high standards for which it is known. As a registered charity, it can recover tax on donations of any amount - with no minimum - from both individuals and corporate donors who are UK tax-payers and who sign a simple Gift Aid Declaration.

For further information please contact the Treasurer, David Woonton, on  01706 845924 The Society gratefully acknowledges the financial support in the form of sponsorship, patronage and grants from the following:                Link4Life (Rochdale Boroughwide Cultural Trust,  Holroyds Precision Tools, Milnrow,   Making Music (The National Federation of Music Societies),        Concert Promoters Network, and Patrons of Rochdale Music Society


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