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£820 raised for Dr Kershaw's Hopsice

11/03/2014 15:39
The Chorale concert in St Edward's Church, Lees, Oldham was much appreciated by a good-sized audience.The concert was dedicated to the loving memory of Steven Bradshaw (1951 - 2013), whose final days were spent in the care of Dr Kershaw's Hospice. Shortly after the concert we received the following...

£800 raised for charity

18/04/2016 16:59
Our Sun, Moon, Sea and Stars concert in Didsbury was one of the Chorale’s best concerts ever. There was a substantial and appreciative audience, a lovely, varied programme and some fine performances from the choir that all helped to create a positive and uplifting mood for the evening. Reports from...

World premiere coming up

02/06/2016 17:20
On Saturday July 2nd 2016 at 7:30 pm at St Ann’s Church, Manchester, M2 7LF   The Manchester Chorale likes to have a theme for their concerts and this time they have chosen ‘Stories, Strawberries and Shakespeare’ – an intriguing concoction. An outline of the concert will explain how the theme...

Wilmslow Wedding bliss

10/12/2014 11:40
Following an inquiry though the website we were asked to provide a dozen singers to sing for a wedding in Wilmslow on December 6th. The couple asked for some Christmas Carols before the service and during the signing of the register as well as help in leading the congregational hymns. The...

What better way to start the New Year than with Caribbean food!

09/01/2017 15:39
The 3rd January saw the Chorale back to rehearsal but not a lot of singing was done. Handing in and collating Christmas concert music was the first task, followed by singing through three new pieces. This writer was pleased to see Billy Joel’s classic Goodnight My Angel is now in our repertoire....

Vicky leaves the Chorale, but Ely Cathedral gains

06/05/2015 16:11
After several years as a Manchester Choraler, Revd Victoria Johnson has moved to pastures new. Vicky was priest-in-charge at St. Michael, Flixton in Manchester, where we have performed a few times, usually accompanied by dramatic weather. Vicky clearly has connections. Vicky was appointed as Ely...

Twenty-four Days of Christmas at The Bridgewater Hall

12/01/2016 11:37
Well Christmas is just a fading memory now but two things were more memorable than the turkey and mistletoe and wine. The Chorale participated in two brilliant concerts at the Bridgewater Hall over the Christmas period and great fun and good singing was had by all (including two arrangements of the...

Thumbs up from Sir Karl Jenkins

24/05/2016 17:06
“The best performance we have done of Karl Jenkin’s music”, “fantastic”, “exciting” – these were comments from the Chorale and audience alike. The Chorale was bolstered once again by some very competent guest singers that we invite to sing with us for the Bridgewater concerts. The sound we made was...

Three concerts in nine days – and all quite different.

15/04/2014 20:00
On Sunday, 23 March, we were at The Bridgwater Hall again to take part in the Grand Organ Gala. We sang four pieces, three of which we knew fairly well (Zadok, Hallelujah Chorus and Pomp and Circumstance No1) and one that needed some extra rehearsal time (the Lacrimosa from Mozart’s Requiem)....

The Enchanted Concert in Stockport (18th March)

28/02/2017 14:08
The Manchester Chorale has a vast repertoire of songs from all over the world and from all ages. Some are serious, some light-hearted, some tell a story, some are mysterious, most are exciting. In our concerts, we try to balance all of these types of music so that there is always something for...
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