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  • Christmas is coming!
  •  Date Posted: Fri, 30 Sep 2022
    Christmas is coming!
    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.
  • Soloists Announced for Bach Mass in B Minor
  •  Date Posted: Sun, 21 Aug 2022
    Soloists Announced for Bach Mass in B Minor


    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.
  • If You Liked That....!
  •  Date Posted: Fri, 22 Jul 2022
    If You Liked That....!
    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.
  • We will be back in the Piece Hall this Christmas!
  •  Date Posted: Thu, 2 Jun 2022

    On Wednesday 21st December we will be back singing carols in the Piece Hall with the Black Dyke ensemble. Save the Date!
  • Our recent performance was dedicated to the people of Ukraine
  •  Date Posted: Wed, 23 Mar 2022
    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.
  • If You Like That, You Will Love This!
  •  Date Posted: Fri, 18 Feb 2022
    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!
  • Messiah by Candlelight
  •  Date Posted: Thu, 3 Feb 2022
    We are planning a very special "Messiah" this Christmas, illuminated by candlelight! More details soon!
  • New Accompanist for Halifax Choral Society
  •  Date Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022
    Acclaimed Painist Philip Voldman has joined HCS asd our new regular accompanist. Click here for more details
  • Tenor Alex Banfield to perform with HCS
  •  Date Posted: Sun, 16 Jan 2022
    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
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