Passionate about great choral music
Welcome to our wonderful choral concerts in Birmingham’s magnificent Symphony Hall and in historic Gloucester Cathedral. We are looking forward to our centenary in 2021. Our inspirational music director is Adrian Lucas.
a truly splendid choir with everyone palpably performing to their utmost
We venture into the marvellous Venetian sound world, performing in one of our greatest English cathedrals. Monteverdi bridges the Renaissance and Baroque eras with his revolutionary musical ideas that strike us as remarkable even after 400 years. Read MORE
Hear us on disc
Our new 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 140 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.
Please order your tickets for a wonderful evening in the architectural marvel that is Gloucester Cathedral. Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 are not to be missed, and we would love to share this opportunity with you. Stunning solo movements and clever echo effects, the evocative period instrument – cornetts and sackbuts – and the nimble singers of the City of Birmingham Choir who are known to display ‘the agility and precision of an ensemble half their size’ (Birmingham Post).
World Première Performance
We were delighted to perform the world première of our composer-in-residence, John Barber’s, The Rain Queen. Read MORE