Passionate about great choral music
Welcome to our wonderful choral concerts in Symphony Hall and Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham. Founded in 1921, we are looking forward to our centenary in 2021.
See our full programme on our CONCERTS page.
stunningly accomplished performance by Adrian Lucas and the City of Birmingham Choir (performance of James MacMillan’s Seven Last Words From the Cross)
What a fine and varied music autumn the City of Birmingham Choir’s CONCERTS are presenting this year!
Our tradition of SPECTACULAR CLASSICS returns for two performances of much-loved music on Saturday 9th November in Symphony Hall.
Sunday November 17th sees our jazzy afternoon at the wonderful Elgar Concert Hall featuring the highly popular MASS IN BLUE by Will Todd as well as the new FREEDOM! by Alexander and Joanna Forbes L’Estrange (who will be performing with us).
Symphony Hall is also the setting for our annual and wonderful HANDEL’S MESSIAH, also featuring our orchestral friends, the CBSO. Be there for your baroque treat on Friday 4th December.
A CHRISTMAS CRACKER is our Christmas concert with guest presenter ALED JONES on Saturday afternoon, 21st December. Our final Symphony Hall concert of 2019 will be BEETHOVEN’S NINTH, in conjunction with our friends in Birmingham Choral Union.
Visit or CONCERTS page to see more and to book online.
Hear us on disc…
Our 2016 recording of Mahler’s 2nd Symphony transcribed for organ by David Briggs was described as ‘riveting’ on BBC Radio 3’s Record Review.
You can also buy our festive Christmas Treats CD via this website.
The City of Birmingham Choir was founded in March 1921. Read MORE about our history.
World Première Performance…
We performed the world première of John Barber’s, The Rain Queen. Read MORE