50th Season 2016- 2017 Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir - Golden Anniversary year


Sat 5th Nov 2016 "Music of War and Peace" at Chesterfield Parish Church starting 3.00pm 

Stories and tales, with a local view, narrated by the Mayor of Chesterfield, Councillor Steve Brunt.

Music to include:

  • Jenkins – For the Fallen
  • Elgar - Nimrod (Organ solo)
  • Mealor – Wherever You Are
  • Jenkins - The Armed Man – A Choral Suite
  • Humphreys – Songs from the First World War

Piano and Organ – Jonathan Scott


Sunday 11th Dec 2016 – "Carols with The Phil" at The Winding Wheel starting at 6.00pm 
Special Guests Derby Concert Band and Creswell Junior School Choir.


Sat 1st April 2017 Spring Concert "Glad and Glorious" at Chesterfield Parish Church at 7.30pm

Music to include traditional and 3 special commissions exclusive for the 'Phil's 50th anniversary

  • Parry - I Was Glad
  • Walton - Crown Imperial
  • Parry - Blest Pair of Sirens
  • Wood - O Thou the Central Orb
  • David Hanson - commissioned piece
  • Emily Abdy -  special commission
  • Hollings - special commission
  • Rutter - Gloria  

With Brass ensemble and percussion from Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band

Organist - Jonathan Scott


3rd June 2017– Choral Day at Central Methodist Church
9.30 – 5.00pm and 7.00 – 8.00pm social event afterwards 
Mozart - C minor Mass

With Chesterfield Symphony Orchestra and piano accompaniment by Jason Hawkins


Saturday 24th June 2017 'The Phil at 50: Feeling Good', at The Winding Wheel starting at 7.00pm.
Lively, upbeat concert to finish our 50th Season with popular music set in a cabaret environment

Piano accompaniment by Tim Kennedy

Tickets: Adult £12 OAP & concessions £10, Unemployed and children aged 16 years and under £5

Family tickets (2 adults and up to 3 children) £30

Tickets are available from Chesterfield Tourist Information Centre on 01246 345777, through choir members or on line at www.chestphilchoir.org.uk (subject to a 10% handling fee)

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