Leicester Philharmonic Choir — ‘the Phil’ — was founded in 1886 and is the largest choir in Leicestershire. With over 100 members it is considered one of the foremost choirs in the UK

Latest News 

  • First Concert of the Season review - The Phil’s new Director of Music, Dr Stephen Bullamore, praised the choir for their performance during the first concert of the season on Thursday, 26th October. “They sang splendidly well....with energy and real commitment”. He went on the say how much he’d enjoyed conducting the concert and was looking forward with great relish to many future concerts together. The concert, held at St James the Greater in Leicester, was well attended and featured the Mirror of Perfection by modern composer Richard Blackford along with Faure’s Cantique de Jean Racine and Requiem. The choir welcomed for the first time the Chameleon Arts Orchestra, consisting of first class musicians who perform with some of the country’s top orchestras, and the two soloists, Soprano Susan Gilmour Bailey and Baritone Andrew Davies whose sublime performances were well received by an enthusiastic audience.

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A review of Magnificat

"Your performance of the Magnificat was fantastic, it had such energy and shape and was one of the best performances I've heard!"

Paul Patterson Magnificat Composer, Voices and Brass, St James the Greater, 16/04/2016

The Leicester Philharmonic Choir’s charitable objectives

 

 

To promote, improve, develop and maintain public education in and appreciation of choral and orchestral music in all its aspects by the presentation of public choral and/or orchestral concerts and by such other ways as the choir may determine from time to time.