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22/11/2012 17:02
Christmas is almost upon us, and after.the Morning Service, Broadcast live from Emmanuel Church, Didsbury.on BBC Radio 4 Long Wave at 9 45 am on Monday 26th November, listen here, we have a concert - 'Words and Music for Christmas' at St Mary Magdalene Church, Ashton on Mersey and then...

Clearing the pipes

20/10/2016 20:05
  The Grand Organ Gala provided everyone a chance to test their windpipes out against the Bridgewater Hall’s organ pipes – the organ won. The pipes that were impressive were the organ’s low C of Also Sprach Zarathustra (a bit like having a massage), the fanfare trumpets of the King’s Division...

Choral Music at St Mary's

27/01/2015 12:41
It's not so much the music that's local, but the music makers are. Our rehearsal venue at St Matthew's Church Hall, Stretford is not far at all from Davyhulme. We have a very varied programme for you! There are pieces by Bob Chilcott, (former King's Singer and increasingly well-known choral...

Choirs for Cancer

21/10/2013 12:49
Jeffrey Wynn-Davies, founding Musical Director of the Chorale is putting on a concert in aid of The Christie Hospital and Kidney Research UK at Withington Girls' School on Sunday 1st Decemeber at 3.00pm, compered by Nicholas Owen of the BBC. Moat of the performers are groups Jeffrey has been...

Change of rehearsal venue

15/07/2014 09:40
Tonight is our last rehearsal at Luther King House, Rusholme. We will be rehearsing for Karl Jenkin's 70th Birthday Concert in November (Armed Man, Adiemus, Requiem, Stabat Mater, Peacemakers). From September 2014, our new home for rehearsals will be St Matthew's Church Hall, Stretford.

Black Dyke Band with Manchester Chorale CD available on Amazon

13/11/2012 15:02
Track Listing 1. Four Minute Mile (Judith Bingham) 2. Pure Gold - A 4 x 4 Relay (Luke Carver Goss) with the Chorale 3. The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Derek Bourgeois) 4. Pictures at an Exhibition...

Autumn Concert at St Michael's, Flixton

06/11/2013 12:24
The Flixton concert didn’t have snow like last year ... but we did get thunder and lightning, which went very well with Reg’s stunning programme cover ‘Sunset and the Dark’ning Blue’. The title was taken from René Clausen’s Tonight Eternity Alone sung by the Chorale that evening. The...

Another composer in the Chorale

11/12/2017 11:17
It seems we have another composer in our midst. Tenor Justin Evans has just taken third prize in the 2017 Nantwich Carol Composition Competition with his rendition of Past Three O'Clock. The first three winning carols can be heard in the Family Carol Concert given by Nantwich Choral Society on...

Another Composer in the choir....

10/09/2013 18:24
Chris O'Hara, who sings bass, has written a piece which The Chorale is currently working on. An interview wirh Chris can be found on the People page.

Anonymous Donation

28/10/2014 15:42
During the summer, we received a very handsome gift – over £1,300 was anonymously donated to The Manchester Chorale. It was immediately put to good use by our Musical Director who used it to buy music for the choir. Jill must have spent a long time deliberating over how to spend it. She has chosen...
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