Welcome to Bradford Festival Choral Society 'the intensely joyful and filigree Sanctus – which the Bradford Festival Choral Society delivered with sheer brilliance...such bold confidence and rich sound' Huddersfield Examiner, November 2015

Revised Logo - July 09

Past concerts

155th Season 2011-12

BFCS Diamond Jubilee Concert
BRFD_A5_XMAS Poster_NOV11_a comp
Rossini web pic
12.03.24 poster
Messiah 2011 website

November 19th - Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle, Guilmant Scherzo in d op. 31, Karg-Elert Totentanz op. 70, no.2
Prudence Sanders soprano, Helen Gregory mezzo-soprano, Christopher Diffey tenor, Robert Rice baritone, Duncan Glenday piano, Jonathan Scott harmonium

December 4th - Handel Messiah
Natasha Jouhl soprano, Robert Ogden counter-tenor, Nicholas Watts tenor, Daniel Grice bass, Skipton Building Society Camerata

December 17th - Family Christmas Spectacular
Bradford Youth Choirs, Rothwell Temperance Band

March 24th - Jenkins The Armed Man, O'Regan Triptych, Bartok Divertimento
Imogen Cummings soprano, Skipton Building Society Camerata

June 2nd - Diamond Jubilee Spectacular - music from the Coronation of Elizabeth II, extracts from Carmen and Last Night of the Proms finale!
Peyee Chen soprano, Hannah Mason mezzo-soprano, Mark Luther tenor, Pauls Putnins baritone, Skipton Building Society Camerata

Concerts conducted by Thomas Leech

154th Season 2010-11

Mozart Requiem poster
Mass in Blue Workshop
BFCS Mass In Blue

November 13th - Elgar Lux aeterna, Spirit of England; Faure Requiem
Nicola Howard soprano, Quentin Brown baritone, James Stretton bugle, Jonathan Scott organ

December 4th - Handel Messiah
Joanna Patocs soprano, Natalia Brzezinska mezzo-soprano, George Pooley tenor, Donald Stephenson bass, Edmund Aldhouse organ

December 18th - Family Christmas Spectacular
Bradford Youth Choirs, Rothwell Temperance Band

March 13th - Come and Sing Todd Mass in Blue

April 2nd - Handel Coronation Anthems, Haydn Symphony 48, Mozart Requiem (completed Druce)
Phillipa Hyde soprano, Marion Ramsay contralto, David Burrows tenor, Pauls Putnins bass, Skipton Building Society Camerata

May 28th - Ellington Sacred Concert (excerpts), Todd Mass in Blue
Tina May soprano, The Will Todd Trio Concerts conducted by Thomas Leech

153rd Season 2009-10

October 31st - Spirit and Fire: Gorecki Totus tuus, Plainchant / improvisations, Whitacre Lux aurumque, Rutter Requiem
Sally Egan soprano, Skipton Building Society Camerata, Nigel Allcoat organ

December 5th - Handel Messiah
Sarah Kelly soprano, Lucy Appleyard mezzo-soprano, David Shaw tenor, Alastair Ollerenshaw bass, Edmund Aldhouse organ

December 19th - Family Christmas Spectacular
Bradford Youth Choirs, Saltaire Hammonds Band

April 24th - Venetian Splendour...Romantic Glory: Monteverdi / Lotti / Viadana Motets, Dvorak Mass in D
Orichalcum Ensemble

June 24th - A Night at the Opera
Alexandra Carter soprano, Jeanette Ager mezzo-soprano, Mark Guerin tenor, John Bernays bass, Aleksander Szram piano 

Concerts conducted by Thomas Leech

152nd Season 2008-9

November 22nd - Visions of England: Parry Blest Pair of Sirens, I Was Glad, Vaughan Williams Te Deum, Mass in g, A Vision of Aeroplanes
Bradford Cathedral Choir, Bradford University Singers, Thomas Moore organ

December 7th - Handel Messiah
Charlotte Kinder soprano, Matthew Lennox counter-tenor, Stephen Newlove tenor, Stewart Kempster bass, National Festival Orchestra

December 17th - Family Christmas Spectacular, including Rutter Gloria
Bradford Youth Choirs, Saltaire Hammonds Band

April 24th - Haydn Creation
Prudence Sanders soprano,  Duncan Rock bass 

Concerts conducted by Thomas Leech


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