Dear Harmonic Supporters

Singing – good for the heart and soul! – This is how the whole choir feels about singing, whether performing at the Royal Concert Hall with nearly 200 voices or gathering in small groups to experience the sheer joy of singing.

Under the guidance of our Music Director, Richard Laing, the Choir is now enjoying its 167th Season. We have already welcomed several new members to the Choir since September. We were delighted to return to the Royal Concert Hall for our Messiah concert and the Family Carol Concert during December. Looking ahead to 2023, we are holding our Come and Sing event on 25 February and the booking details are below. On 25 March we will be performing at the Albert Hall in Nottingham for our Spring Fantasia concert and we shall return to Southwell Minster on 20 May – full details below.

We very much look forward to seeing you all during the second half of our Season.
Joanne Browne
Chair of the General Committee

Forthcoming Concert

Come and Sing 2023
Ola Gjeilo Dark Night of the Soul
Ola Gjeilo Luminous Night of the Soul

Saturday 25th Feb 2023 9:30AM

Nottingham Harmonic Choir
Conductor Richard Laing
Piano Jonathan Allsopp

Dark Night of the Soul was written in 2010 and is a setting of a text by St John of the Cross (1542-1592).

Dating from 2012, Luminous Night is the sequel to Dark Night; the two were conceived as two movements of one work.

The Becket School

Ticket prices: £20 (discount applies if own copies used) Students: £5*, Audience tickets £3

Tickets available from:
Booking form (Excel file)

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Welcome to Nottingham Harmonic Choir

The Choir has a long and rich history as a leading choral centre in Nottingham and the East Midlands. We perform in various venues, including Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall, Albert Hall and the Minster at Southwell.

Handel’s Messiah, Dec 19

‘Vivid storytelling’
‘stylish musicianship….technically assured’
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Mozart Requiem, November 2019

The choir was ‘outstandingly prepared’ and achieved ‘thrillingly dramatic effects’ with ‘narrative urgency, crisp diction, passion and precision’

‘Sinners amongst the audience must surely have considered repentance.’
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Haydn The Creation, March 2019

A fine performance. The choir was faultless.’

Come & Sing, February 2019

‘Everyone was so friendly and helpful, especially the choir volunteers who put in a lot of effort (especially the cakes!) to make the day an enjoyable one. I felt I learned a lot from the conductor and was amazed at the progress we made in just a few hours’

Armistice Centenary Concert

‘terrifyingly impressive… a musical triumph…. heart meltingly moving’
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Poulenc Gloria with The Hallé, May 18

‘the music was in their bloodstream’
‘high energy and rock-solid accuracy’
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Bach St Matthew Passion Southwell Minster, March 18

‘Powerful and dramatic’
Performed with ‘exquisite tone and quality’
For the full review and other concerts, see the concert page.

Feedback Please!

We would greatly appreciate your feedback if you have been to one (or more!) or our concerts. You will find our quick and easy feedback form on our feedback page.