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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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
04/09/2018 16:49
Sat 2 March        Joint Concert with St Philip's School Choir, St Philip's, Salford, 7.00pm Sat 16 March      Sir Karl Jenkins conducts The Armed Man, The Bridgewater Hall, 7.30pm Sat 24 March      Joint Concert with Stockport Youth Orchestra,...
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