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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 …

An Autumn Serenade, The Elgar Chorale and Trianon Music Group

Review: “An Autumn Serenade”-The Elgar Chorale with Trianon Music Group, St George’s RC Church, Worcester – 28.10.17 To start their new season, The Elgar Chorale was joined by the Trianon Music Group of Ipswich and Anglia Singers of Chelmsford – who were enjoying a concert tour of this area. The …

“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 …

The Glories of Renaissance Polyphony Review

This is the review of “The Glories of Renaissance Polyphony” performed by The Elgar Chorale at the Church of the Ascension in Malvern on 15th October 2016. Given the competition offered by “Strictly Come Dancing”, it was a pleasant surprise to see the Church full for this programme of music …

“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 …