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

 

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In 2020, to celebrate our 40th anniversary, we commissioned a Choral Composition Competition. We were finally able to perform the top three at St Ann's Church, Manchester on 2 July 2022. Here are the Winners

 

 

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Coming next:

On Saturday 6 July we'll be singing in Hawkshead, as part of the "Music for a Summer Evening" concert series. More information here.
 
At 7:30pm on Saturday 29 July 2024 we'll be at Emmanuel Church, Didsbury for a concert of wonderful choral music in a wide variety of styles from around the world and through the centuries - with strawberries! Reserve your tickets here
 
 

Previously...

On Saturday 18 May wesang at Wilmslow United reformed Church.
We had a great time singing with Sir Karl Jenkins in the Bridgewater Hall for the final concert of his 80th birthday tour
 
On Saturday 2 March 2024 we were at the church of St Mary the Virgin in a joint concert with Bowdon School Choir. 

 

We had a blast at the Bridgewater Hall on Christmas Eve with Jonathan Cohen and Louise Dearman. 
 

Our Christmas concert was a joint event with Besses o'th' Barn Band, at St Bernadette's Whitefield

 
We launched our 2023/24 season with an evening of Simply Sublime Music at the Bridge Church, Otley
Our 2022/23 season finale was at St Paul's Withington
An evening of choral music at the priory church of Bolton Abbey
 

 

An evening with Silk Brass and Macclesfield Youth Brass Band
"Knick Knack Paddy Whack" with the children of Springfield Primary School

 

News

Holy Trinity Audience Feedback

25/03/2013 13:52
At our recent concert in Rusholme we asked for feedback from the audience about our concert. 76% of respondents gave us full marks and the remaining 24% gave us 4/5. Quotes selected from the...

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

St Ann's

24/02/2013 12:38
The Chorale will be giving a Spring Concert in St Ann's Church, St Ann's Square, Manchester on Saturday 11th May at 7:30 pm. Details to follow.

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 has been with us since 2006.

Her biographical notes are in the People page.

Our Assistant Musical Director

Dave Robinson

See the People page for more details

2024 Concert Dates:

 

  • 29 June 2024, 7:30pm, at Emmanuel Church, Didsbury 
  • 6 July 2024, 7:30pm, at the church of St Michael and All Angels, Hawkshead
  • 19 October 2024, 3:00pm, at St Margaret's Church, Prestwich
  • 7 December 2024, 3:00pm, at Didsbury Baptist Church
  • 24 December 2024, 3:00pm in the Bridgewater Hall
  • 15 March 2025, 7:30pm, with Bury Youth Big Band at Bury Parish Church
  • 10 May 2025, 7:30pm, with the Master Singers at All Saints Parish Church, Cawthorne
  • 5 July 2025, 7:30pm, at the Bridge Church, Otley
Tickets can be reserved here

 

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