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William Byrd Singers

One of the North-West’s leading amateur chamber choirs,
based in Manchester and directed by Keith Orrell

We are now recruiting singers in all voices for the 2014/15 season - the season's programmes are listed below. 

If you would like to join a friendly choir with a high level of skill and quality,  please click here for details of how to apply.

William Byrd Singers

Sat 22nd November 2014

Christ Church, West Didsbury

Phillips            Cecilia virgo

Howells           Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks

Howells           Take him earth for cherishing

Howells           A hymn for St Cecilia

Britten             Hymn to St Cecilia

Britten             Rejoice in the Lamb


Sat 28th February 2015

Christ Church, West Didsbury

Bach                Jesu meine Freude

Bruckner          Ave maria

                        Christus Factus Est

                        Os Justi

Mendelssohn  Verleih uns Frieden

                        Sechs sprüche

Bach                Singet dem herrn


Saturday 16th May & Sat 13th June 2015

Le Jeune          Revecy venir du printemps

M.Lauridsen    Les chansons des roses

Debussy          Trois chansons de Charles d’Orleans




We have a small number of vacancies in all voices.  
Singers with good vocal and musical ability are invited to
contact the Secretary .

Registered Charity no. 512522