SPC sings at Coventry Cathedral

The Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus is a large mixed voice chorus based in Sheffield. The Chorus sings with leading conductors and orchestras and fulfils a challenging and exciting programme under the vibrant and inspiring leadership of its Music Director, Darius Battiwalla.

The Chorus always welcomes new members: the 2013–14 season rehearsals are from 7pm to 9pm at our rehearsal venue at King Edward VII Upper School, Glossop Rd, Sheffield S10 2PW. Prospective members are very welcome to try out the chorus — if you are interested, do contact us on 07771 578233 or comeandtryus@sheffieldphil.org. We will be running another series of FREE workshops for men interested in joining us, beginning on Tues 21 Jan 2014. Full details are here. We will be running a similar series of workshops for women in Spring 2014.

Last December, we were excited to perform Sheffield Benjamin Britten's great work, the War Requiem, during his centenary year. Commissioned for the consecration of Coventry Cathedral, it is considered one of his greatest accomplishments. We recently also performed the other great work commissioned for Coventry Cathedral at its Golden Jubilee celebrations.....Read more.

In June 2013 we joined The Hallé as the Sheffield International Concert Season's 80th Birthday celebrations draw to a close with a programme of music inspired by the sea. Read more...

Sketches of SPC by Lynne Chapman 2012

In 2011 we launched The Friends of Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus. For the first time members of the music-loving public are offered the opportunity to become part of this vibrant, focused organisation and to contribute to its continuing success. More details are on the Friends of SPC page.

Scaling The Heights - Singclude Breaks Down Barriers For Disabled Singers

Lottery logoIn 2012, the Chorus was delighted to launch Singclude. With funding from the Big Lottery, we have purchased a portable stair-climber to improve access to choir seating for choral singers with significant mobility impairments.

View the press release or go to the Singlude page for more information.

 

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