Greetings from the Chapter House Choir!
Greetings! We hope you enjoyed our concerts earlier this season. There is still plenty to look forward to, especially our next concert on Saturday 23 March 2019 at 7:30 pm in St Olave’s Church, Marygate, York! Tickets are now on sale. Patrons have the added bonus of a pre-concert talk by the composer Jonathan Rathbone, so do think about becoming a patron of the choir if the pre-concert talk is of interest to you.
Under the Shadow of His Wing
Saturday 23rd March 2019, 7:30pm
St Olave’s Church, Marygate, York
Director: Benjamin Morris
This concert will comprise a complete performance of Jonathan Rathbone’s Under the Shadow of His Wing, a wonderful extended setting of the service of Vespers. The work was premièred by the Vasari Singers in October 2014 at St Alban’s Church Holborn to a rapturous reception.
Tickets – £15 and £13.50 concessions, Students / under 18s – £5. Available from York Theatre Royal.
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The Chapter House Choir has been delighting audiences for over 50 years with a diverse mixture of a cappella and accompanied choral music from across the centuries and around the globe. Building on a highly successful first year with our Musical Director, Benjamin Morris, the 2018–2019 season offers a wide range of programmes, from contemplative to lighter, popular works.
We look forward to welcoming you to our concerts!
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We are recruiting…
The Chapter House Choir always welcomes interest from singers in all voice parts to apply to join the choir. There are specific vacancies for tenors at this time.
There is also a limited number of choral bursaries (one per voice part) available to promising young choral singers aged 18 to 25 in full time education.
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Chapter House Youth Choir
The Chapter House Choir is committed to inspiring the next generation of choral singers and to mark our 50th anniversary year in 2016 we launched a new Youth Choir for talented singers aged 13-19. The young singers performed alongside The King’s Singers and The Chapter House Choir in York Minster in their first concert! Other recent events include concerts in York and Ripon Cathedral, and evensong in Durham Cathedral.
Most recently, the Youth Choir gave a live broadcast of the BBC Radio 4LW Daily Service on Thursday June 28th and performed in October’s Nineteen Eighteen concert in the Chapter House of York Minster. The next event is Evensong in Selby Abbey on Sunday 24th March. Find out more on the Youth Choir’s web page by clicking on the button below!
The Youth Choir is currently recruiting new members. If you know any singers aged 13-19 who would like to audition, please get in touch by visiting our Youth Choir web page and use the Contact button to arrange an audition to join.