About the Choir
Barnt Green Choral Society was founded in 1951 having developed from the local Women’s Institute Choir. We are a mixed voice choir and currently have around 55 members. The Society gives three concerts per year at local venues, performing a variety of choral works with professional soloists and orchestral accompaniment, as well as lighter music.
Highlights of recent years’ performances have included
2014 First World War Centenary: The Armed Man – Karl Jenkins; Cantique de Jean Racine – Gabriel Faure; Agnus Dei (from Adagio for Strings) – Samuel Barber; In Remembrance – Eleanor Daley
2015 The Creation – Joseph Haydn
2016 A Baroque Concert: Magnificat – Pergolesi; Kantate 106 – Johann Sebastian Bach; Zadok the Priest – George Frederic Handel; Thou Knowest Lord – Henry Purcell; Gloria – Antonio Vivaldi
Programme covers for past concerts
For the past fifteen years we have been directed by Steve Cowperthwaite. Read more about our Musical Director