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

Summer 2018

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). The concert focussed on 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

The concert was kindly 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 came 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 was led by The Vicar of Halifax, The Reverend Canon Hilary Barber.  The radio broadcast began at 8:10