Passionate about great choral music

Singing in Symphony Hall

Singing in Symphony Hall

A Wonderful Choral Season

Welcome to our 2015-2016 season of wonderful choral concerts in Birmingham’s Symphony Hall and our first concert in the fabulous new Elgar Concert Hall at the University of Birmingham. Our final concert in the current season is a delightful afternoon of folksong-themed music in which we also celebrate the composer Gerald Finzi with a performance of his rarely heard Requiem da Camera.

Upcoming Concert

Sunday 3rd July at 2.30 pm, Elgar Concert Hall / The Bramall, University of Birmingham
Folk Songs and Finzi
Music by Finzi, Rutter, contemporary composer Cecilia McDowall, Darke and Vaughan Williams.
More details on our CONCERTS page.

We have already performed:
Fright Night Classics with the CBSO – Saturday 31st October 2015
Spectacular Classics – Saturday 14th November 2015 (two performances)
Handel’s Messiah with the CBSO – Friday 4th December 2015
Christmas with Aled Jones – Saturday 19th December 2015
Mahler’s 8th Symphony – Sunday 6th March 2016
Karl Jenkins Requiem – Saturday 7th May 2016

You can see some photos from our hugely successful Paris tour HERE. We are now planning our next tour, to Vienna in 2017.

Want a choir for your wedding, party or other event?

We can provide a choir for weddings, parties or other occasions. Voices from the City of Birmingham Choir have been enthusiastically received at a wide range of events. A choir of between 10 and 30 singers can perform serious or more light-hearted songs to suit the mood. Read MORE.

Mahler 8 - BPO@75

Mahler 8 – BPO@75

A friendly choir that loves singing.

A friendly choir that loves singing.

Our inspirational music director is Adrian Lucas.

a truly splendid choir with everyone palpably performing to their utmost — Birmingham Post, December 2014

Latest news…

Happy 80th birthday, Christopher Robinson

2nd May 2016, by Mark Lawrence

CJRWe would like to express our congratulations and send good wishes to our Patron and former Conductor, Dr Christopher Robinson, who is celebrating his 80th birthday. Conductor from 1964-2002, Dr Robinson established a tradition of excellence in the choir. Read more HERE.

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Join us…

A choir of 150 singers, we are always looking for new members to join us. We’re a friendly choir with a reputation for high standards of performance stretching back nearly a century, rehearsing on Tuesdays in central Birmingham from 6.30 to 8.30pm. Read MORE.

World Première Performance

Last year, we were delighted to perform the world première of our composer-in-residence, John Barber’s, The Rain Queen. Now, we are delighted to note that this video is available for your enjoyment. Read MORE.

Paris Tour 2015 - Notre Dame, Sunday am

Paris Tour 2015 – Notre Dame, Sunday am