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 Event

Calling all singers for an exciting “Come & Sing” with the Elgar Chorale!

Booking is now open! Please click here to learn more

Come & Sing Workshop with The Elgar Chorale - Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle
Come & Sing Petite Messe Solennelle


Watch this space for further news of our Concerts and events!


Here are some reviews of our previous Concerts

An Afternoon at the Elgar Birthplace

Open Afternoon at The Elgar Birthplace   On Saturday 3rd June there was a gathering at the Elgar Birthplace at Broadheath.   Local residents and Friends of the Elgar Chorale were invited to see how the work by the National Trust was progressing. It was called a “soft opening” and the …

Elgar Chorale sings for the Mayor’s Charity Christmas Concert

The Mayor’s Charity Christmas Concert  Friday December 9th 2016   We entertained over 100 guests at the Guildhall in Worcester last Friday night. Singers and audience alike all thoroughly enjoyed this taste of Christmas. Traditional carols with audience participation and ‘Choir only’ items were interspersed with wonderful comical anecdotes and …

Chorale sings at Croome Court

On Saturday 17th September some of the Chorale singers, under the direction of Piers Maxim, provided musical entertainment at a charity function in the Long Gallery of Croome Court. The function which was attended by some 150 people, was organised by the Hereford and Worcester Gardens Trust to celebrate the …

The Elgar Chorale Visit to Devon

Early in June some members of the Chorale set off together with partners and a few members of The Friends to spend four days giving concerts in churches in Devon under the direction of Piers Maxim. These concerts were given in Kingsbridge, Tavistock, Totnes and Dartmouth. They were free events …

Congratulations to our Patron

New Year’s Honours – Sir Roy Strong We would like to offer our heartiest congratulations to our Patron, Sir Roy Strong, who has been made a Member of the Order of Companions of Honour in the New Year’s Honours List 2016 for his services to culture. (A note from the …

Mayor’s Charity Christmas Concert

On Friday 11th December 2015 the Assembly Room at The Guildhall, Worcester was filled with almost 100 people who enjoyed a magnificent concert of Christmas music and readings given by The Elgar Chorale conducted by Malcolm Macleod. The occasion was the Mayor’s annual Charity Christmas Concert. The atmosphere was very …