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Aled Jones to sing with the Chorale

06/05/2015 15:36
The Chorale occasionally get to back famous people. At Christmas, we will be singing in the Bridgewater Hall with Aled Jones MBE. It won’t be the first time some of the Chorale have sung with Aled. A Songs of Praise from Gorton Monastery comes to mind. This time it’s The Glory of Christmas concert...

Adiemus and The Armed Man

22/11/2017 16:25
We are just recovering after our second concert with Sir Karl Jenkins. A 2-hour rehearsal followed by a 2-hour concert is very wearing – not so much on the voice, but on the knees. The choir gets to sing in most of the Symphonic Adiemus and The Armed Man, so are stood up for most of it. It’s not...

A review of this year's Bolton Abbey Priory Church Concert

28/10/2012 13:49
  "MANCHESTER CHORALE The Priory is very fortunate in the quality of musical talent that Colin Crabtree and his team bring before us in the course of our Concert Series. A prime example was the visit of The Manchester Chorale with their conductor Jill...

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 Quartet. This modern setting of the Mass is influenced strongly by Will’s love of jazz (he is an...

50+ Show done!

02/03/2013 14:07
A half hour of splendid singing in front of an appreciative audience, ably conducted by our Assistant Musical Director Dave Robinson. The are some photos on our Flickr site

21st Birthday Season - read all about it!

27/11/2012 16:36
  The season 2000 - 2001 has been one of the busiest and most exciting in the Chorale's history. To start at the end, we finished off the season by celebrating our 21st Birthday in two ways. Firstly there was a celebratory concert at the Royal Northern College of Music (venue of the...

2020

04/03/2019 15:00
Sat 14 March Mass in Blue, by Will Todd. St Margaret's Church, Prestwich Sat 28 March Mass in Blue, Didsbury Baptist Church Sat 9 May 40th Anniversary Roving Concerts, various central Manchester locations...

2019 (click for listing)

04/09/2018 16:49
Sat 2 March        Joint Concert with St Philip's School Choir, Our Lady of Dolours, Servite Priory, Salford, 7.00pm Sat 16 March       Sir Karl Jenkins conducts The Armed Man, The Bridgewater Hall, 7.30pm Sat 11 May          Concert,...

2018

04/12/2017 20:22
Sat 24 March      WW1 Commemoration Concert, including Faure Requiem, Bury Parish Church Sat 28 April         Spring  Concert - 'With a Lily...', Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Sat 16 June        Joint Concert...

2017

16/03/2016 13:25
Mon 6 Mar Daily Service, BBC Radio 4 Long wave. 9.45am Sat 18 Mar St Mary's Church, Churchgate, Stockport, 7.00pm Sat 20 May All Saints' Parish Church, Cawthorne, Yorkshire, 7.30pm Sat 1 July St Ann's Church, Manchester. Joint concert with Koor...
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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

See the People page for more details