A Baroque Christmas by Candlelight

“A Baroque Christmas Concert by Candlelight”   Join the Elgar Chorale of Worcester in the beautiful surroundings of the Church of the Ascension, Malvern Link, for a seasonal feast of Baroque Christmas music lit by candlelight. With music from Johann Walter (1496-1570) at the end of the renaissance, through Heinrich …

Elgar Chorale at Mayor’s Christmas Concert in Guildhall

The Mayor of  Worcester’s Christmas Charity Concert – 8th December 2017.  One of the highlights of the musical year has to be attending the Elgar Chorale’s contribution to The Worcester Mayor’s annual Charity Concert, held in the sumptuous surroundings of the City’s Guildhall. This year audience figures were at near …

The Mayor of Worcester’s Christmas Concert, Friday 8th December 2017 @ 7.30pm

A Programme of Christmas Carols and Other Seasonal Items With readings by Sir Roy Strong CH, FRSL, Gabrielle Bullock and Tim Watson together with songs from The Elgar Chorale this is a concert to begin your festive season!  Audience carols, interspersed with arrangements of other well known carols, all led by …

“Now is the Month of Maying”

“Now is the Month of Maying”, The Elgar Chorale, St Stephen’s Church, Worcester. 6th May 2017 Fresh on the heels of their superb performance of “Messiah” in March, The Elgar Chorale, under the directorship of Piers Maxim, produced an eclectic programme of choral works by English composers. There could be no more …

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 2016 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 …

“Music to Hear” Review

“Music to Hear” – St George’s Church, Worcester, 18 June 2016 What a delight to hear, listen to and enjoy this programme of music and readings. On this occasion, The Elgar Chorale was joined by their Patron, Sir Roy Strong, together with Gabrielle Bullock and Tim Watson and musicians Peter …

“Song of Songs” Review

Review of the “Song of Songs” concert held at Christ Church, Malvern on 27th February, 2016 Presenting an adventurous and challenging programme – devised and directed by Piers Maxim, (Director of Music at Malvern Priory) – The Elgar Chorale, with excellent young organist Aaron King, delighted their audience with music …

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 …