|We have appointed Anthony Gray as our new Artistic Director and Conductor from September 2023. Anthony is a renowned composer, conductor, accompanist and orgainst, based in Yorkshire. More details coming soon!|
|Click below to hear the full version (26 minutes) or here for the highlights (7 minutes)|
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|We will be returning to Snape Maltings to perform the Creation in Spring 2024.|
Watch this space for more details
|Just to confirm, despite inclement weather, the Spring Concert at Halifax Minster is going ahead as planned.|
|One of our members spotted this wonderful article in the Guardian highlighting all the benefits of singing. Spread the word!|
|For more information, see:||https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/dec/18/the-guardian-view-on-singing-in-groups-hitting-the-right-notes|
|Get into the mood for Christmas with this mix of carols, old and new. It doesn’t get much more traditional than this! This is peak Yorkshire Christmas, don’t miss out.|
|For more information, see:||www.thepiecehall.co.uk/event/halifax-choral-society/|
Soprano: Zoë Brookshaw (pictured above)
Alto: Kate Symonds-Joy
Tenor: Alastair Brookshaw
Bass: Frederick Long
We have four amazing soloists lined up for our gala performance of Bach’s B Minor Mass on 30th October.
Two of them – Zoe and Kate - are featured in this recording of Solomon's Knot performing the Dona Nobis Pacem.
|On a warm summer evening in Halifax our recent concert was a very enjoyable experience for audience and choir alike. Opening with the rousing “Zadok The Priest” and closing with “Jerusalem”, - joined by the audience - the concert included pieces from Gershwin, Parry, Mendelson, Copland and many others. Excellent performances from the singers of Halifax Minster and James Bowstead on piano and organ made the evening complete. See our photo gallery here.|
|Tickets are now available|
|For more information, see:||https://www.wegottickets.com/event/552839|
On Wednesday 21st December we will be back singing carols in the Piece Hall with the Black Dyke ensemble. Save the Date!
|On Saturday 19th March we performed two works which had great resonance to our current anxieties about world peace. We dedicated our performance to the people of Ukraine.|
|We are planning a Summer Concert in Halifax Minster on Saturday 9th July. The theme will be "If You Like That, You Will Love This!" Watch this space for more details!|
|We are planning a very special "Messiah" this Christmas, illuminated by candlelight! More details soon!|
|Acclaimed Painist Philip Voldman has joined HCS asd our new regular accompanist. Click here for more details|
|It has been announced that the internationally acclaimed tenor Alex Banfield will perform with HCS on 19th March at Halifax Minster.|
Alex will sing the tenor solo in Haydn's Nelson Mass and Jonathan Willcocks's Great and Glorious Victory with Halifax Chroal Society and the Skipton Camerata.
Other soloists witll be announced in due course