It was a cold, wet, wintery night in Wakefield.  However, inside the Cathedral, the audience was ‘blown away’ by the colour, the vibrancy, the passion and the excitement of Handel’s Messiah, performed by the Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir on Sunday 25thNovember 2018....

The first performance of Handel’s Messiah took place in Dublin, on the 13thApril 1742. 

The fashionable ladies of the audience were begged to leave the hoops which held out their skirts (as was the mode of the day) at home, and the gentlemen asked not to wear their swor...

The YPC perform a setting of the 'Ode to Remembrance' from 'The Spirit of England' by Edward Elgar.

Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir’s concert in Wakefield Cathedral on Saturday 3rd November was occasionally ‘harmonised’ with the whooshes, whizzes and bangs of Bonfire Night celebrations as they took place in the far distance.  But these pyrotechnics were nothing in compa...

Tomorrow night at 7.00 in Wakefield Cathedral, the audience will be treated to a wonderful concert of the music of Elgar.  

The Amici Ensemble will open the evening with the ever-popular Pomp and Circumstance March No 4, followed by the lovely, poignant choral work...

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