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

United Reform Church Wilmslow - Saturday 4 December

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

New engagements

07/02/2013 15:47
On the 2nd March we will be singing at "The 50+ Show" at Manchester Central  (formerly GMEX). Our appearance in the Didsbury Arts festival is also confirmed for Saturday 22nd June

Dates for the diary

04/01/2013 15:56
2013 is unlikely to be as busy as 2012, but engagements are being confirmed with more to come. Concerts have been arranged in Rusholme, Manchester near to where we rehearse, The Bridgewater Hall,...

... and finally...

19/12/2012 12:15
Almost done for 2012! Yesterday was 'Words and Music for Christmas' at St Mary Magdalene, Ashton on Mersey. What a lovely accoustic and a nice warm church. It was a well constructed and...

Coming up

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...

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...

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...
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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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