The world's oldest choral society. Making music continuously since 1817

Welcome to Halifax Choral Society

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Its members may be amateurs from many walks of life but they pride themselves on professional singing.

News — 2017/8 bicentenary season


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Saturday 30th June 2018 at 7:30pm  at Halifax Minster  HX1 1QL
THE CHORAL AT THE MINSTER

A Celebration of 200 Years of Choral Music

The closing concert of our bi-centenary season as a part of Halifax Minster’s Summer Festival. Great repertoire from the past two centuries of performances including –
  Vierne: Messe Solennelle
  Mendelssohn: Hear my Prayer and When Israel out of Egypt Came
  Fanshaw: The Lord’s Prayer
  Handel: Zadok the Priest and Hallelujah Chorus

Music director John Pryce-Jones

Tickets on the door: £10, under 16s free

Sponsored by the Community Foundation for Calderdale


Sunday 1st July 2018 at 7:45am  at Halifax Minster  HX1 1QL
SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP LIVE WITH BBC RADIO 4 

      with Halifax Choral Society

BBC Radio 4 Sunday Morning Worship comes live from Halifax Minster celebrating the Anglican-Methodist Partnership, the publication of a new Hymnal (including many hymns by the Wesley brothers, some long-forgotten), and final reflections on Halifax Choral Society’s bicentenary.  The service will be led by The Vicar of Halifax, The Reverend Canon Hilary Barber.  The radio broadcast will begin at 8:10

Admission free

Music director John Pryce-Jones


Sunday 28th October 2018 at 6:30pm at The Victoria Theatre, Wards End HALIFAX HX1 1BP
AUTUMN CONCERT

The programme will be announced soon and will reflect the Society’s usual high standard of music making!

Tickets from Victoria Theatre, from the Box Office in person or by phone 01422 351158, or via https://victoriatheatre.co.uk/victoria/visit/booking or on the door

Music director John Pryce-Jones


Sunday 25th November 2018 at 6:30pm at The Victoria Theatre, Wards End HALIFAX HX1 1BP
THE 200th MESSIAH

Halifax Choral Society gave its first performance of Handel’s incomparable masterpiece The Messiah in 1818. We have given at least one annual performance every year since then.

Tickets from Victoria Theatre, from the Box Office in person or by phone 01422 351158, or via https://victoriatheatre.co.uk/victoria/visit/booking or on the door

Music director John Pryce-Jones


Sunday 2nd December 2018 at 6:30pm at The Victoria Theatre, Wards End HALIFAX HX1 1BP
CAROLS AND BRASS  With Black Dyke Band

Halifax Choral Society’s annual feast of Christmas cheer and music of every kind with many-times world champion Black Dyke brass band.

Tickets from Victoria Theatre, from the Box Office in person or by phone 01422 351158, or via https://victoriatheatre.co.uk/victoria/visit/booking or on the door

Music directors: John Pryce-Jones and Nicholas Childs


Its members may be amateurs from many walks of life but they pride themselves on professional singing.

Throughout its long history, the Choir has performed almost every major choral work in the repertoire.

The Halifax Choral Society has always aimed high and has traditionally performed with first-rate orchestras, soloists and conductors.

Looking through the annals of the Society is to turn back the pages of musical history of the past two centuries.

If you are interested in singing with us, complete the form on this page to receive more information, or contact the Administrator

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