The Manchester Chorale is a busy, high-quality, mixed choir based in Manchester, UK

 
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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: We're so excited to be back rehearsing together in person in September!

 

Our Autumn and Christmas schedule of concerts will be finalised soon, but include:

St Paul's Withington - Saturday 16 October, 7.00pm: It was a splendid occasion!

United Reform Church Wilmslow - Saturday 4 December 3.00pm

Christmas Classics at the Bridgewater Hall - Monday 20 December, 7.30pm

Christmas Singalong at the Bridgewater Hall - Friday 24 December, 3.00pm

 

 

 

 

Just before the summer break we squeezed in an outdoor rehearsal, and had enormous fun:

During the first lockdown we recorded a 'Virtual Choir' video of Will Todd's "Like a Rainbow Shining", and in our final three rehearsals before Christmas we set ourselves the challenge of singing all 100 in the much loved book, "100 Carols for Choirs" - a mammoth task - with sponsorship and donations going to the Manchester Barnabus Appeal. By the end of the final rehearsal a whopping £849 had been raised! 

Here we are in our Christmas bling, singing the carols:

 
 

Some of our themed Zoom rehearsals during Lockdown - can you guess the themes??

 
 

 

 
 

                                          

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News

"It was a lovely day", said Will Todd

05/03/2020 12:36
"It was a lovely day", said Will Todd, after having rehearsed his Mass in Blue with us.

A Concert so unique we are presenting it twice!

10/02/2020 14:11
  A highlight of The Manchester Chorale’s 40th Anniversary Year, we are singing Mass in Blue composed by Will Todd in 2003 , featuring Soprano soloist Elizabeth Woods and accompanied by a Jazz...

Style, passion and class coming up - brass and voices

27/11/2019 10:42
Saturday 14th December 2019, St Edward's RC Church, Lees, Oldham OL4 5AJ The Manchester Chorale is looking forward to presenting a joint concert with the Boarshurst Silver band, which is suitably...

Our 40th season kicks off – in Liverpool!

10/10/2019 16:02
The first concert, Hail Gladdening Light, in the Manchester Chorale’s 40th season was held in Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral. The very appreciative audience didn’t quite fill (!) the 2300...

The Manchester Chorale on the road

05/06/2019 17:32
The end of May saw the Manchester Chorale going further afield than we usually do. As the guests of the Kent Chamber Choir, we spent a long weekend in Kent, the highlight being a joint concert on the...

Cawthorne 2019 – a typical Chorale programme

15/05/2019 10:32
This is what we sang to a very appreciative audience on Saturday 11th May 2019. We finished off the concert with an encore of My Lord What a Morning and then all dashed home over the Woodhead pass....

Listen to the Lambs – Salford concert a great success

05/03/2019 13:45
The Manchester Chorale gave a joint concert with St Philip’s RC Primary School Choir on Saturday 2nd March 2019 to resounding appreciation by the large audience. It was an opportunity for the...

Happy New Year

15/01/2019 17:35
As usual for The Manchester Chorale, December was a busy month with scarcely time to rehearse. We started on the 8th December with Navidad Nuestra in Didsbury Baptist Church. We must have got...

Navidad Nuestra – what are we singing?

19/10/2018 12:29
Navidad Nuestra and other Christmas songs from around the world Didsbury Baptist Church, 8th December 2018,7:30pm The centrepiece of our concert is Navidad Nuestra (Our Nativity) composed by Ariel...

Sing Joyfully – together

29/05/2018 16:15
The Manchester Chorale welcomes Kent Chamber Choir and Musical Director Alan Vincent to Manchester to sing in a joint concert at St Ann’s Church in Central Manchester on Saturday 16th June and in a...
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Our Musical Director

 

Jill Henderson-Wild is now into her thirteenth season with us.

Jill's biographical notes are in the People page.

Our Assistant Musical Director

Dave Robinson

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