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Come and join us or watch us for the 2019-20 Season

New season starts with a bang

Well, the new season started off with loads of energy and enthusiasm from our new chorus master – Richard Wilberforce.  I certainly felt we had worked throughout the evening.  It was also nice to see all the returning friends and colleagues, and a good smattering of new faces – I hope you choose to stay…

Mary Wilson

Mary Wilson in Memoriam. Mary, a pivotal singing member of the Phil for over 50 years and latterly the President of the Friends, died peacefully after an illness bravely borne, on Saturday, 13th July. Her husband Ian and her daughters Penelope and Julia were with her when she died. Mary was an accomplished soprano who…

Richard Wilberforce appointed as the Phil’s new chorusmaster

After a successful year of running under their interim chorus master Darius Battiwalla, and after a highly competitive round of auditions in the spring, the Phil are happy to announce that Richard will be their new chorus master starting in the 2013-14 season. Richard says I’m very excited to be taking on this illustrious and…

The new website

Well, at long last it’s here: our sparkling new website – and we’re very happy with it. We hope you’ll love it too, but for the time being please be a little patient while we iron out the bugs, catch our breath and start to fill up some of those areas of the site that…

David Hill

David Hill appointed Principal Conductor of Yale’s Schola Cantorum

David Hill has just been appointed Principal Conductor of Yale University’s Schola Cantorum. He will also hold the post of Professor (Adjunct) of Choral Conducting for a three-year term in the Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music and School of Music. We’re proud to have David as the Phil’s Music Director. There are more details on the Yale Institute of…

Handel’s Messiah

It wouldn’t be a Leeds Christmas without a Messiah. 2012 was particularly exciting because we were joined by the world-famous Black Dyke Band as well as Halifax Choral Society, the St Peter’s Singers, and soloists Keri Fuge (soprano), Katie Bray (mezzo), Peter Davoren (tenor) and Alexander Ashworth (bass). Here’s Georg Frideric Handel with his own…

2012/13 season

We’re enjoying an exciting season that includes five concerts in Leeds Town Hall. With two concerts of twentieth-century music (one English and one American), Joseph Haydn’s masterpiece The Creation, and two stunning Christmas concerts (the Lord Mayor’s Carol Concert with the Rothwell Temperance Brass Band and Messiah with the Black Dyke Band), there’s something for…

Recruitment campaign

Love singing? Would you like the chance to … Perform as part of Leeds International Concert Season and Opera in the Park Get professional musical development and training Sing large-scale choral works with a varied repertoire Sing on European tours? If the answer is yes, come to our rehearsals AND SING. Join us at St…