Welcome to the Elgar Chorale

Members of the Chorale at Croome Court
Members of the Chorale at Croome Court

Founded in 1980 the Elgar Chorale is one of the leading chamber choirs in the West Midlands. We are a mixed voice choir of about 40 singers, many of us professional musicians, based in Worcester. We have a busy and varied programme of concerts taking place around Worcestershire and beyond. Our repertoire ranges from medieval to the modern day, from unaccompanied to with a small orchestra. The choir sings at many events to raise money for charity.

Our next events

We are looking forward immensely to 2020, the 40th anniversary year of our founding by Dr. Donald Hunt O.B.E., M.A.. In 2020 we are delighted that we will presenting a concert as part of the world famous Three Choirs Festival in July and August. The programme for this concert is still being worked on, but we are pleased to announce the concerts and events leading up Christmas. These are:

Saturday, 21st September 2019

Come and Sing – The Kingdom, Elgar

Title of Come & Sing 2019, Elgar Chorale
Come & Sing – with The Elgar Chorale

Would you like to sing Sir Edward Elgar’s oratorio The Kingdom? The Elgar Chorale is hosting a one day’s workshop, led by their Director of Music, Piers Maxim.
There will be Registration from 10.00am when you can get a drink and you will be loaned a score. Our Director of Music, Piers Maxim says
“It is with great pleasure that I invite you to come and join Elgar Chorale on this Workshop Day, where we will work on one of Elgar’s greatest masterpieces, The Kingdom.”
Interested? Cost: £25.00 per singer (Students £15.00), members of the Elgar Chorale £15.
For further information and a downloadable booking form please click here. We look forward to welcoming you to what promises to be an interesting and absorbing day! See you then!

Saturday, 12TH October 2019

A Concert for the Elgar Society

We are preparing a concert for a meeting of The Elgar Society that will include Salut d’ amore and other works by Sir Edward Elgar at The Firs, his birthplace in Lower Broadheath.

Saturday, 9th November 2019

Canticles of Light

Taking place in the beautiful Grade II listed Holy Trinity Church, Malvern Link at 7.30pm. The Elgar Chorale will be singing programme of pieces by Bob Chilcott, Morten Lauridsen, John Rutter and Sir Edward Elgar.

Tickets will be shortly available from the administrator and online. For more information and to book tickets, please click here.

Read reviews of past concerts here and some of our past posters are below: