Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus forthcoming concerts

Saturday 16th December 2017, Sheffield City Hall, 3pm and 7pm

  • Christmas concert

Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus

Black Dyke Band, Dr Nicholas Childs

Saturday 16 December 2017 sees the annual Christmas Concerts in Sheffield City Hall, when the Chorus sings Christmas carols old and new. With accompaniment from the world-famous Black Dyke Band and the City Hall's magnificent organ, and audience participation for the more well-known carols, this is a very popular festive occasion with Sheffield concert-goers, so there are two performances, at 3pm and 7pm. Both concerts will be presented by BBC Radio 3's popular classical presenter Tom Redmond. For further information and to buy tickets please see

Saturday 27th January, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

  • Paul Mealor Première of Paradise

Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus

Black Dyke Band

On Saturday 27 January 2018 2018 the Chorus will again take part in a world premiere, this time of Welsh composer Paul Mealor's new work 'Paradise', which will be presented at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, with the world-famous Black Dyke Band. Paul Mealor came into the public eye when his motet 'Ubi Caritas et Amor' was performed at the Royal wedding in 2011, and Chorus and band will be recording 'Paradise' for what is likely to prove a very popular new CD to be released later in the year.

Saturday 3 February, 2018 Sheffield City Hall

  • Mozart Requiem

Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus

Manchester Camerata

On Saturday 3 February 2018 at 7pm the Chorus is thrilled to present Mozart's extremely popular 'Requiem', to be performed with the Manchester Camerata in Sheffield City Hall under the baton of Jean-Claude Picard, with acclaimed soloists Ailish Tynan, Nicholas Mulroy, Peter Harvey and mezzo soprano Anna Harvey, who hails from Sheffield.

Saturday 20 April 2018 Sheffield City Hall

  • 'After Hours' concert

Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus

Rachel Fright on piano

On Saturday 20 April 2018 the Chorus will provide an extra choral treat to those attending the Halle orchestra concert in the City Hall, by presenting a short, free 'After Hours' concert in the beautiful City Hall ballroom immediately after the main concert, accompanied by the Chorus' new accompanist Rachel Fright on piano. The programme has yet to be finalised but will include 'Zigeunerlieder', a charming set of gypsy songs composed by Brahms in 1891

29th and 30th April, and 5th of May 2018 Sheffield City Hall

  • Gustav Mahler's magnificent 'Resurrection' Symphony Number 2

Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus

Leeds Philharmonic Chorus and the Bruckner Orchester Linz conducted by Markus Poschner

The Chorus is particularly excited to be performing Gustav Mahler's magnificent 'Resurrection' Symphony Number 2 on Saturday 5 May 2018, with the Leeds Philharmonic Chorus and the Bruckner Orchester Linz conducted by Markus Poschner. The performance in Sheffield is the culmination of a short tour, with concerts in the Usher Hall Edinburgh on 29 April, and the newly-refurbished Town Hall in Middlesbrough on 30 April 2018

Saturday 9 June 2018

  • Rossini's wonderful 'Petite Messe Solennelle'

Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus

Jonathan Scott on harmonium, and the chorus' previous accompanist Nigel Gyte on piano.

Saturday 9 June 2018 - The season concludes with a return to the City Hall ballroom for a self funded presentation of Rossini's wonderful 'Petite Messe Solennelle', with acclaimed organist Jonathan Scott on harmonium, and the chorus' previous accompanist Nigel Gyte on piano. The concert will include a solo piece for harmonium, together with a short talk about the instrument from Jonathan Scott.