Passionate about great choral music
Welcome to our wonderful choral concerts in Birmingham’s magnificent Symphony Hall and historic Town Hall, with trips to Tewkesbury Abbey and London’s Southbank Centre. We are also looking forward to our centenary in 2021. Our inspirational music director is Adrian Lucas.
stunningly accomplished performance by Adrian Lucas and the City of Birmingham Choir (performance of James MacMillan’s Seven Last Words From the Cross)
Tewkesbury Abbey, Saturday 6th April 2019 at 7 pm
Royal Festival Hall, London, Friday 10th May 2019 at 7:30 pm
See more on our CONCERTS page.
Hear us on disc
Our recent recording of Mahler’s 2nd Symphony transcribed for organ by David Briggs was described as ‘riveting’ on BBC Radio 3’s Record Review.
A choir of 130 singers, we are always looking for new members to join us. We’re a friendly choir with high standards of performance, rehearsing on Tuesdays in central Birmingham from 6.30 to 8.30pm. Read MORE.
Our Musical Director, Adrian Lucas, writes:
‘The elegant sophistication of Bach’s music reached its peak in his two great settings of the passion – the story of Christ’s betrayal, imprisonment and crucifixion. While the St Matthew Passion is of truly massive scale in terms of resources and sheer length, the St John Passion is more modest in its conception, yet it contains some of the most beautiful and lyrical moments of his entire output. Read more »
World Première Performance
We were delighted to perform the world première of our composer-in-residence, John Barber’s, The Rain Queen. Read MORE