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

Welcome to Halifax Choral Society

News — 2017/8 bicentenary season

We have a new Shop where our recordings may be purchased — keep an eye out for further additions as the page is developed further!

Localgiving’s “Grow Your Tenner” campaign kicks off on Tuesday 17th October at 10 am. Make a one-time donation and it will be matched up to £10. Set up a monthly donation and after your first six donations, the following six donations will be matched up to £10. Our Localgiving page is here (link opens a new page/tab). Money is a constant challenge – please donate whatever you can to help us to keep singing for you for another 200 years!


200 YEARS! Halifax Choral Society, 1817-2017. Conductor JOHN PRYCE-JONES. Sunday, 26 November, 6.30pm: G F HANDEL -- Messiah, Using the acclaimed version by Dr Denis Wright for brass band and organ, with the virtuoso BLACK DYKE BAND Wednesday, 6 December, 7.30pm: Carols & Brass -- An evening of music, fun and laughter, with the world-famous BLACK DYKE BAND, Conductor: Nicholas Childs; Victoria Theatre Halifax Tickets: £12 to £24; Box Office 01422 351158

See our Concerts Page for more details!

On 15th April 2018 we shall present Haydn’s Creation again. This was the very first work performed by the Society, on 9th February 1818!

At the end of 2018 our 200th annual performance of Handel’s Messiah will be sung.

Make a diary note and pop back for ticket details and updates!

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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