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Next Concert
Walton Belshazzar's Feast
Poulenc Gloria
Walton and Poulenc

Saturday 13 May 2017, 7.30pm
Venue: The Royal Hall, Harrogate

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Welcome to Harrogate Choral Society

Harrogate Choral Society (HCS) is a long-established, friendly, mixed-voice choir of around 150 singers, based in the Spa town of Harrogate. In May 1948 the choir sang Mendelssohn's Elijah to celebrate the formation of the Society. Our aim is always to be the finest choir in the area and, under the leadership of our Music Director, Dr Andrew Padmore, we are encouraged and pushed to the highest standards of musical excellence. We sing, on average, four concerts per season, performed mainly in the magnificent setting of The Royal Hall, Harrogate. We work with a number of notable orchestras including Manchester Camerata.

Concert Review
Halcyon Singers
Orff and Chilcott Classics flyer

Orff Carmina Burana
Chilcott A Little Jazz Mass
25 February 2017
'A reprise of the famous 'O Fortuna' chorus concluded a masterful performance and the audience's applause reflected their appreciation of a great experience.'
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Halcyon Youth Choir logo

The Halcyon Singers, a separate wing of HCS, launched in September 2015, with guest conductor John Rutter helping to make the day a not-to-be-forgotten experience. Based in Harrogate, the Choir aims to be the premier youth choir in Yorkshire. More information about the Choir, including how to join it, can be found here.

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